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    1. March 15, 2013

      Rubbing shoulders with the Plath people

      I am rarely in the company of Jeffrey Archer. In fact, until recently, I couldn’t name a single occasion when we have been...

    2. June 11, 2012

      Cancer-hit Chávez to run again

      President Hugo Chávez has registered as a candidate for Venezuela’s October election late on Monday – dispelling doubts over...

    1. March 17, 2011

      Get a grip on reality TV values

      The rolling dramas in the Middle East and the catastrophe that has hit Japan are seen by most of us through the medium of...

    2. January 26, 2011

      Murdoch jets in to clean the stables

      Rupert Murdoch has eschewed Davos and flown to London to cleanse the Augean stables of News International where scandals...

    3. October 24, 2009

      High and mighty fooled and felled by fakers

      Hoaxers have targeted the media since long before Wikipedia became the fact-checker's fall-back, writes Andrew...

    4. October 24, 2009

      High and mighty felled by fakers

      Hoaxers have targeted the media since long before Wikipedia became the fact-checker's fall-back, writes Andrew...

    5. January 27, 2009

      Davos confronted by peak of distrust

      The 2,000-odd business luminaries, political leaders, campaigners and members of the media des-cending on the Swiss...

    6. January 26, 2009

      Davos confronted by peak of distrust

      The 2,000-odd business luminaries, political leaders, campaigners and members of the media des­cending on the Swiss mountain...

    7. September 20, 2007

      Former anchorman sues CBS

      The troubled news division of CBS was yesterday haunted by a controversy from the past when Dan Rather, its former anchor,...

    8. September 20, 2007

      Former anchorman sues CBS

      The troubled news division of CBS was haunted on Wednesday by a controversy from the past when Dan Rather, its former...

    9. June 12, 2007

      CBS blames sexism for bad ratings

      Leslie Moonves, CBS chief executive, on Tuesday suggested that sexist attitudes were partly to blame for the faltering...

    10. May 2, 2007

      The self-imposed myopia of America’s media

      I may have problems with the Democrats in US Congress trying to end the war in Iraq by legislative means, but they are...

    11. November 8, 2006

      NBC on top in TV poll ratings battle

      For Democrat and Republican supporters, last night's mid-term elections were a nail-biting affair. ABC, CBS and NBC also had...

    12. November 3, 2006

      Dan Rather finds his heaven

      For fans of Dan Rather, the former CBS News anchor, next week’s midterm elections may be a trying time. During the nearly...

    13. June 21, 2006

      Rather to quit CBS after 44 years

      Dan Rather, the reporter and anchorman who dominated CBS News for decades, will be leaving the news organisation after 44...

    14. April 5, 2006

      Queen of morning TV switches to prime time

      On her 15th anniversary as host of The Today Show, NBC’s top-rated morning programme, Katie Couric on Wednesday broke the...

    15. December 6, 2005

      Observer: Dropping anchor

      Now that ABC News has settled on its anchors for World News Tonight, the evening news broadcast led for years by the late...

    16. October 18, 2005

      Observer: Blogger's moment

      No modern political or media scandal is complete without an outraged blogger to fan the flames. The Clinton-Lewinsky scandal...

    17. August 9, 2005

      Anchorman in a changing medium who covered a changing world

      Peter Jennings, who died of lung cancer on Sunday at the age of 67, was the ABC news anchorman who formed part of the...

    18. August 9, 2005

      Observer: Jennings mourned

      The ABC News studio in Manhattan became the setting of the story yesterday as colleagues mourned Peter Jennings, the World...

    19. July 13, 2005

      CBS to launch broadband news

      CBS News, a unit of Viacom, yesterday announced plans to launch a 24-hour broadband network in an effort to compete with...

    20. July 12, 2005

      CBS to launch broadband news service

      CBS News, a unit of Viacom, on Tuesday announced plans to launch a 24-hour broadband network in an effort to compete with...

    21. May 18, 2005

      CBS cancels 60 Minutes Wednesday

      CBS on Wednesday said it was canceling its 60 Minutes Wednesday pogramme, eight months after the television news magazine...

    22. April 8, 2005

      Rather good

      Only a few weeks after he limped away from the CBS anchor chair, some good news for Dan Rather. Rather and his producer,...

    23. April 8, 2005

      Observer: Silver lining for Dan Rather

      Only a few weeks after he limped away from the CBS anchor chair, some good news for Dan Rather. Rather and his producer,...

    24. April 7, 2005

      Observer - US

      Silver lining for Dan Rather Only a few weeks after he limped away from the CBS anchor chair, some good news for Dan Rather....

    25. April 5, 2005

      ABC News anchor diagnosed with lung cancer

      Peter Jennings, the ABC News anchor, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, threatening to end the era of the big three...

    26. March 8, 2005

      Observer: Rather a different end to Stringer

      For the two men who ushered in the era of Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News in the US, this week will be one to remember....

    27. March 7, 2005

      Observer - Asia

      Rather a different end to Stringer For the two men who ushered in the era of Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News in the US,...

    28. March 7, 2005

      Observer - US

      Divergent paths for old CBS friends For the two men who ushered in the era of Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News, this week...

    29. February 26, 2005

      Don't flay those busybody bloggers

      From Mr Stephen Schwartz. Sir, With reference to Jurek Martin's column ("Attack of the killer bloggers", FT Weekend...

    30. February 18, 2005

      Jurek Martin: Attack of the killer bloggers

      I confess that in a previous life I was what we call in the newspaper trade a “gatekeeper”. As a reporter and editor, but...

    31. January 29, 2005

      No surprises in store

      Was anyone seriously surprised that the UK reported its worst Christmas trading period in 20 years last week? Perhaps the...

    32. January 15, 2005

      Dangerous liaisons

      Broadcast journalists are among the most powerful people in the modern world, and some are among the wealthiest. All...

    33. January 11, 2005

      CBS dismisses four over Bush report

      CBS News said yesterday it had fired four employees involved in last year's disputed report about President George W....

    34. January 4, 2005

      Niche appeal of the blogging business

      For anyone interested in technology, US politics or the media, 2004 was the year of the blog. During the 2004 election...

    35. November 30, 2004

      New anchors can't stop news drifting

      Once again the face of American television news is changing. The older generation of anchorman who, at the drop of a...

    36. November 26, 2004

      US newsmakers forced to defend own frontline

      The evening news broadcast, the television format in which Dan Rather thrived for 40 years, has been on the endangered...

    37. November 24, 2004

      Rather to resign as CBS anchorman

      Dan Rather, the veteran CBS News broadcaster who recently came under fire for his reporting on George W. Bush's military...

    38. November 23, 2004

      CBS news anchor Dan Rather to step down

      Dan Rather, the longest-serving news presenter on US television, announced on Tuesday that he will step down both as anchor...

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