Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi on her father Paul Pelosi's recovery: "The emotional scars, I don't know if those ever heal"
Preview: In an interview airing on "CBS Sunday Morning" December 11, the documentarian talks about the brutal attack on the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and says she hasn't slept since.cbsnews.com
Hundreds of thousands vote early in Georgia Senate runoff
Early voting is underway in the Georgia runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Associated Press deputy Washington bureau chief Steven Sloan joined CBS News' John Dickerson to discuss the larger effect of the race on Capitol Hill and the issues driving a record number of early voters to the polls.news.yahoo.com
Elon Musk makes policy changes, shakes up Twitter
The world's richest man is making significant changes since taking over as the new owner of Twitter. Charlie Warzel, a contributing writer at The Atlantic, joined John Dickerson on "Prime Time" to discuss what Elon Musk is doing with the social media platform.news.yahoo.com
Maggie Haberman on Donald Trump: "He saw the presidency as the ultimate vehicle to fame"
The New York Times correspondent, who has been covering the world of Donald Trump since the late 1990s, talks about her new book, "Confidence Man," and about how the real estate developer's "playbook" has not changed since he entered politics.cbsnews.com
"Countdown bin Laden": Obama's pursuit of the 9/11 mastermind
John Dickerson sits down with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, author of "Countdown bin Laden," to discuss the raid on the al Qaeda leader's compound, and President Obama's decision to go forward with the Navy SEAL operation that had a high possibility of failure.cbsnews.com
Richard Drew on photographing the "Falling Man" on 9/11
One of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist's most famous images is of a figure falling from the World Trade Center's Twin Towers during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. He says that viewers identify with it because they think, "That could be me."cbsnews.com
Networks cut away from Trump's White House address
NEW YORK – ABC, CBS and NBC all cut away from President Donald Trump on Thursday as he spoke from the White House to make an unfounded accusation that the presidential election was being stolen from him. Trump was more subdued Thursday, yet offered a litany of complaints about “suppression” polls, mail-in voting and fraud that he never specified. Cordes said there is no indication of a substantive number of illegal votes cast, and said Trump's reference to votes arriving late was “another falsehood.”MSNBC cut away from Trump to anchor Brian Williams. “There are no illegal votes that we know of, there has been no Trump victory that we know of.”After ABC ended its coverage, the network’s White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl, also said there was no evidence of illegal votes. But especially in this election.”While CNN kept Trump on the air, a chyron displayed under him said, “Without any evidence, Trump says he's being cheated.”Anchor Jake Tapper looked weary when it was over.
After tense night, election mystery remains for media
A man stops to watch election returns on electronic billboards in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York. Cable and broadcast news divisions followed the story closely, even as they learned that election night coverage was a relative dud with viewers. An estimated 56.9 million people watched coverage over 21 networks during primetime hours Tuesday, down sharply from the 71.4 million viewers on election night 2016, the Nielsen company said. For weeks, media outlets had warned that Americans would need patience on election night and beyond, and that turned out to be their most accurate prediction. Even if Biden won the presidency, Democrats were sure to face questions about why the race was so close and why predicted gains in Congress didn't materialize.
CBS News rebuilds MTV's old 'TRL' studio for election night
FILE - The ViacomCBS headquarters is shown in New York's Times Square on Aug. 5, 2020. CBS News is rebuilding MTV's old "Total Request Live" studio as its headquarters for election night. The network is installing giant touchscreens and "augmented reality" displays for the big political night and says the studio provides extra roominess to put on a television show in the COVID-19 era. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
CBS News rebuilds MTV's old 'TRL' studio for election night
CBS News is rebuilding MTV's old "Total Request Live" studio as its headquarters for election night. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK – Watch out for Britney Spears and the Jonas Bros.: CBS News is building a new high-tech election night set in the Times Square studio where MTV's “Total Request Live” ruled the music world two decades ago. Norah O'Donnell will anchor her first presidential election night, joined on the set by Gayle King, Margaret Brennan, John Dickerson and Ed O'Keefe. Shades will be drawn on the windows for the serious business of election night. On television, CBS will have Major Garrett reporting on voter integrity, Jeff Pegues on misinformation and Nancy Cordes on congressional races.
Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy
NEW YORK – Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and center Saturday, a day after her death at 87. “For so many of us, Justice Ginsburg was a real-life superhero: a beacon of hope, a warrior for justice, a robed crusader who saved the day time and again," McKinnon said. On MSNBC, a past profile, “Justice Ginsburg,” was re-broadcast as word of her death spread. Joining the live coverage will be Chris Scalia, a son of Ginsburg's close friend and colleague, late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Fox News Channel will present a one hour special on the life and legacy of Ginsburg on Sunday at 10 p.m. Eastern, anchored by Shannon Bream.
Convention-covering networks challenged by competing stories
Republicans decided the show must go on and, for the most part, television networks followed. The convention is taking place in the shadow of huge stories that are happening right now, CNN's Anderson Cooper said. Networks, after giving extensive coverage to the Democrats last week, are cognizant of being fair to the Republicans. The president has been showing up every night, the president could talk about it. But former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum, also a CNN contributor, said Republicans were there to try and reelect President Trump and that has to continue to remain their focus.
TV news ready to shift gears after impeachment saga ends
News anchors sat by silently to let the roll calls on two articles of impeachment play out. My second home is buying a third home.”In fact, Fox appeared to benefit from the impeachment more than its rivals. CNN aired the most of the Senate's impeachment trial live, showing 63 hours, or 95% of the trial time through Monday, according to the watchdog group Media Matters for America. MSNBC aired 61 hours live, or 94% of the trial, the group said. Fox News aired 38 hours of the Senate trial live, or 57% of it.