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It was 41 years ago when “CBS Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite actually coined the phrase “Snowtown USA” when reporting how Watertown received some 220 inches of snow during the winter of 1976-77, which included the blizzard of 1977. A few years later, organizers used it as the name of the ...
They have been for some time, as anyone who can tell you he or she thought Jon Stewart was some modern incarnation of Walter Cronkite can tell you. “All of this is because we live in a world with infinite sources of media, hundreds of TV channels and infinite websites,” says Baym. “Those old rules about ...

Missouri legislation is considering The Walter Cronkite New Voices Act for the third time. If passed, the bill will protect high school and college journalists from censorship and retaliation from the administration. Missouri State Rep. Kevin Corlew presented the bill. It is backed by a large group of Missourian ...
Taking its cue from journalistic icons like Walter Cronkite (we were “mired in a quagmire”), Newsweek and the Washington Post, the public turned decisively against the war, Lyndon Johnson dropped out of the presidential race, and the peace movement went into high gear. I can believe that, too. I'm not so ...
“Jack Hynes to me is Walter Cronkite, if you will,” Gerald Walsh, then president and general manager of Channel 56, said when he hired Mr. Hynes in 1984. “Jack Hynes to Boston is Ted Williams. He's Bobby Orr. He's Bill Russell. He's Red Auerbach. He's an identity.” John Bernard Hynes Jr. grew up in ...
Last year saw a wave of allegations of sexual harassment against prominent figures in the media industry leaving journalism students and professors at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication wondering what happens next. “I think one of the questions in all this is 'OK, all this is ...

Outright lies and alternative facts have, alas, become the new normal. "Sad," as our president might put it. But as journalist Walter Cronkite often noted, "That's the way it is." Yet the feigned use of, um, I guess you might call—in a very long stretch—logic by Senate hopeful Chele Farley seems to me a new ...
He is the president of the Arizona First Amendment Coalition and teaches media law and TV news reporting at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. When he's not out looking for the next big news story, Morgan enjoys hiking, camping, cheering for the Arizona Wildcats and ...
“Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy. It is democracy.” - Walter Cronkite. What scares or angers you more? A free press or unchecked government power? Those are questions as old as humanity itself, at least as old as the God-given freedom of humans to organize and think for ...
Enormously respected and influential news anchor Walter Cronkite of CBS delivered an unusual personal anti-war editorial, urging U.S. flexibility in the face of military stalemate. The American public's support for the Vietnam War had remained relatively strong, but collapsed quickly. In the New Hampshire ...
PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona State University's journalism school on Thursday was awarded nearly $2 million in funding to research the future of television news. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication received the $1.9 million grant from the Knight Foundation that will provide ...
The organizations receiving support include: Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Emma Bowen Foundation, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Radio Television News Directors Foundation, and The Carole Kneeland Project for Responsible Television Journalism. Knight said: ...
The Knight Foundation has granted $1.9 million dollars to Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The three year grant will promote innovation in local TV news. New programming will focus on key areas: experimenting in television news broadcast formats, digital storytelling and ...
“Roseanne Cash, Art Garfunkel, Walter Cronkite.” Tallis said the Folly Theater was a thing of beauty until the 1970's. “It became a little bit seedy, and the acts on stage became a little bit seedier as well," said Tallis. Slated to be torn down in 1974 until civic leaders stepped in. Tallis and Williams showed our ...
I didn't mind when Walter Cronkite choked up on the air on Nov. 22, 1963, as he ... I started this essay with Walter Cronkite and arrived at the importance of newspapers in the life of my community because, well, Cronkite took the news seriously, and so did the people in my hometown. I have a hunch many ...
It was political dynamite back then — the first recorded interview with Daniel Ellsberg, the former Marine and RAND analyst at the center of the storm, with media legend Walter Cronkite asking the questions. Marlin got a refund and has plans to give the film another shot. Truth be told, however, during that ...
She previously worked as a New York City bond analyst at Standard and Poor's and graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she studied communication management. Stevenson should she win the election, she will vacate her first ...

The most trusted man in the U.S. at the time was the CBS anchor, Walter Cronkite who along with his colleagues at NBC and ABC reported to the American public the details of that bogus move. The special prosecutor was assigned to look into the bungled burglary staged at the WATERGATE Hotel that ...
Walter Cronkite was my parents' news — Walter, along with the local newspaper. If “my parents' news” is no longer in vogue, I'm not sure I'm interested. If America could return to the time when Walter Cronkite and the local newspaper were the gold standard, we would be better served. Imagine Walter ...
“My dad used to rail at the TV set whenever someone would fill in for Walter,” Curry said, referring to CBS anchor Walter Cronkite. “ 'Why is he trying to tell me what to think? Don't disrespect me! Tell me the facts!' I don't think the public should give a fig what a journalist thinks.” That may explain why Curry's ...
Jaime is a graduate of Arizona State University and the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism. She left the Valley after college for her first TV job as a one-man-band reporter in Joplin, Mo. She then produced and anchored a morning show in Springfield, Mo. before moving to Beaumont, Texas, ...
Editor's note: With the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, WND takes a fresh look at the way CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite's famous 1968 editorial altered U.S. public opinion about the war – a broadcast that was untrue, turning a monumental defeat for the North Vietnamese and Viet ...
Logan Lerman is in negotiations to play newscaster Dan Rather in “Newsflash,” centered on CBS' coverage of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. If the deal goes through, Lerman will portray Rather as a co-worker of Walter Cronkite in the movie. Rather had joined CBS in 1962 and had ...
Fake news was the topic for a panel discussion with, from left, University of Montana journalism professor Dennis Swibold, Missoulian Editor Kathy Best, Mansfield Library web services librarian Jaci Wilkinson and retired UM Broadcast Media Center director William Marcus on Thursday at the Imagine ...
David Gordon Green will direct the feature that will star Seth Rogen as newscaster Walter Cronkite. Logan Lerman is in talks to play newscaster Dan Rather in real life drama Newsflash, opposite Seth Rogen's Walter Cronkite. The film recounts the events of Nov. 22, 1963, as television news stations raced ...
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is expanding its pioneering digital audiences programs with the addition of two award-winning scholars in audience behavior, engagement and analytics. Syed Ali Hussain and Jacob Nelson are joining the Cronkite ...
The Cronkite New Voices Act, named after historic anchor Walter Cronkite, a Missouri native, would prohibit school districts or administrations from censoring student journalists at public high schools and higher education institutions unless the content is deemed libelous, an invasion of privacy, incites ...
WILKES-BARRE — Have you ever wondered why Baby Boomers turned out to be such good human beings? You can research this all you want, but the answer — the real answer — is that we watched television. Yes, the same medium that is feared today — bastion of “fake news” and all that — TV molded ...
Television news first covered the presidential nominating conventions in 1952 at which time the term "anchorman" was used, probably for the first time, to describe Walter Cronkite's central role in CBS's convention coverage that year. In 1964, color broadcasting began, but it would be years before color ...
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has created a new speaker series focusing on the critical workplace issues impacting women in the media. The four-part series, “Women, the Media and the Workplace,” features leading female journalists from ESPN, ...
Journalists and media professionals from around the globe will share their perspectives on major international issues as part of an annual speaker series at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. “Cronkite Global Conversations” features members of the ...
The 35-year-old actor will portray the former UPI reporter and trusted CBS anchorman in the movie "Newsflash," which centers on the CBS coverage of Kennedy's death in 1963, according to Variety. Cronkite, who was named the anchor of CBS Evening News in 1962, announced Nov. 22, 1963, that ...
Mi-Ai Parrish, the first female publisher of The Kansas City Star, will join the world of academia. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, she will resign as publisher and president of The Arizona Republic in January to take a job with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and ...
... headquarters in the Shoreham Hotel after Nixon's landslide victory over George McGovern on Nov. 7, 1972. Bettmann. This week's episode of Slow Burn explores how journalists like Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Bob Woodward, and Carl Bernstein tried to bring attention to the Watergate cover-up before ...
In the wake of an explosion of headlines regarding sexual harassment and workplace misconduct, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications has created a series centered on pressing workplace issues impacting women in the media. “Women, the Media and the Workplace” ...
There was supposedly once a moment when someone like Walter Cronkite could denounce something like the Vietnam War and spark instant ...
In mid-February, the venerable CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite went to Vietnam to make his own assessment of the impact of the Tet ...
Burns and Novick used images in the center's Walter Cronkite papers. News media reports from the field played a major role in shaping the ...
The Arizona State University's (ASU) Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has launched a collaborative lab that will ...
The Kansas City Star is partnering with Facebook and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to strengthen ...
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today launched News Co/LabPronounce it "collab," ...
To kick off Homecoming 2017 at Arizona State University, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is inviting alumni ...
To many of us, he was the Hoosier version of Walter Cronkite. For an astounding stretch of 35 years, Howard Caldwell was a news anchor at ...
ASU students walk past the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the Downtown Phoenix campus on Sunday, ...
... Mike Cowan, whose quavering, overly dramatic tones make Plan 9 From Outer Space's Criswell compare favorably with Walter Cronkite.
Walter Cronkite asked on the CBS Evening News in February 1968. “I'm not sure. The Viet Cong did not win by a knockout. But neither did we.”.
Walter Cronkite was the most trusted man in America, and even robust local newspapers consumed Associated Press content or raced to ...
... officials, the footage of American troops setting fire to a Vietnamese village was shown on “The CBS Evening News” with Walter Cronkite.
... designed the computer graphics for the movie "War Games", and fed Walter Cronkite the live NASA updates during the first moon landing.
Walter Cronkite once recalled a moment during the 1964 campaign, when he was covering Ronald Reagan as he was out at Knott's Berry Farm ...


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