Accuracy in Media

Scott Pelley Becomes Latest CBS Evening News Casualty

Scott Pelley, who couldn’t lift the CBS Evening News out of its perennial third-place ratings finish, is being replaced, according to news reports. Pelley, who has been with CBS since 1989, will remain with the network as a full-time correspondent for “60 Minutes.” CBS is expected to make an official announcement this week and will reportedly […]

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Hollywood Attempt to Rehab Dan Rather

Hollywood Attempt to Rehab Rather FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Spencer Irvine (202) 364-4401 ext. 103 spencer.irvine@aim.org Washington, D.C. — Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, who has spent much of the past 10 years trying to restore his reputation after leaving the network in disgrace, is getting a big boost from Hollywood with the […]

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Hollywood Attempts to Rehabilitate Dan Rather

Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, who has spent much of the last 10 years trying to restore his reputation after leaving the network in disgrace, is getting a big boost from Hollywood with the upcoming release of “Truth,” a film based on Rather’s former producer Mary Mapes’ book, Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, […]

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Dan Rather is Impressed with Obama’s Foreign Policy

Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight this week to promote his new book, and told Morgan that he was impressed enough with Obama’s foreign policy to give the President an A for his efforts. Morgan: When you look at President Obama’s foreign policy since he became President, are you […]

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Rather: Suing CBS Was “Worth It”

Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, whose new book Rather Outspoken is due out on Monday, says that his $70 million breach-of-conduct lawsuit against the network was worth it, despite the fact that it was ultimately thrown out. Rather, who had been the CBS Evening News anchor since 1981, was eased out of the coveted […]

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May 2017

5/31/2017 - Scott Pelley Becomes Latest CBS Evening News Casualty

February 2016

2/19/2016 - Hillary Clinton Promises to Try Not to Lie to Voters [Video]

November 2015

11/4/2015 - Dan Rather Doubles Down on “Truth” Movie: “We Got the Facts” [Video]

October 2015

10/29/2015 - Hollywood Attempt to Rehab Dan Rather

10/16/2015 - Hollywood Attempts to Rehabilitate Dan Rather

September 2012

9/17/2012 - CBS CEO Says Pelley’s Ratings Are Higher Than Predecessor “Whose Name I Will Not Mention”

June 2012

6/8/2012 - Scott Pelley is Confident “CBS Evening News” Can Be No. 1 [VIDEO]

May 2012

5/4/2012 - Dan Rather is Impressed with Obama’s Foreign Policy

April 2012

4/26/2012 - Rather: Suing CBS Was “Worth It”

January 2012

1/11/2012 - ABC News Loves Katie Couric, Just Not for “World News”

April 2011

4/27/2011 - Couric: ‘Anchor Chair Was Pretty Confining’

4/4/2011 - It’s Almost Official: Couric is Leaving CBS

March 2011

3/30/2011 - Bye-Bye Katie, CBS News Ratings Lowest Since 1992

3/27/2011 - Report: Couric Out, Pelley In At CBS Evening News

February 2011

2/24/2011 - CBS News Chairman: ‘Evening News Isn’t Broken, It’s Incredible’

January 2011

1/31/2011 - Dan Rather: ‘Biased Media Threatens U.S.’