Marisa Guthrie is a senior reporter for Broadcasting & Cable.
Shepard Smith Signs New Three-Year Deal with FNCShepard Smith confirmed that he’s signed a new three-year deal at Fox News Channel. The Fox News anchor appeared on this morning’s The View to talk election season craziness, including Christine O’Donnell (”She’s good TV”) and his upcoming interview with Sarah Palin (”I’ll ask her if she’s going to run for president”).... More
NPR To Employees: Stewart/Colbert Rallies Are VerbotenNPR made a point to warn employees yesterday that they are not permitted to attend Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s dueling rallies on the National Mall Oct. 30. Doing so, the company said, would be a violation of stated policy restricting journalists from participating in partisan events the organization covers. Yahoo News! media columnist Michael Calderone notes that... More
Race to Secure Rights to Miners' Ordeal is OnThe last miner has yet to be rescued from the collapsed mine in Copiapó, Chile, but part two of the media wave is already afoot. More than 1,000 journalists from all over the world have descended on the small city in northern Chile. And producers and bookers are busy wooing families of miners who have already made the journey up to the surface in a narrow capsule. Book deals and movie... More
Ultimate Reality TV: Chilean Miner RescueThe world really needed a story with a happy ending. And the rescue of 33 miners in Copiapó, Chile has provided just that. The rescue is still ongoing, this morning 13 have been pulled from the mine that collapsed 69 days ago. But it is all but assured that everyone will make it out alive. “The promise of bringing these men to the surface is working with no hitches at... More
Anne Sweeney Begins Internal ABC News InterviewsDisney-ABC Television Group president Anne Sweeney was at ABC News headquarters in New York last week meeting with internal candidates to replace outgoing president David Westin. According to multiple sources, Sweeney held meetings with a handful of current executives at ABC News, including James Goldston and Jim Murphy, executive producers at Nightline and Good Morning America ,... More
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