Accuracy in Media

Koppel Irked at NBC for “Rock Center” Shuffling

In an interview with the Associated Press’s David Bauder, longtime ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel complained about how NBC has handled the scheduling of Rock Center with Brian Williams. Koppel, who contributes four to five stories a year to Rock Center, thinks host Brian Williams deserves better than to see his show moved around like […]

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Koppel Chides Nightline for Being More Interested in Entertainment Than News

Ted Koppel, who anchored ABC’s Nightline program for 25 years, rarely watches the program now because he says it has become more focused on entertainment than information and news. Koppel: It’s no secret they have become hugely successful, precisely because they are doing what I really didn’t want ‘Nightline’ to do. Koppel lamented that most of the overseas […]

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Ted Koppel: Don’t Look to Fox, MSNBC for Objectivity

Former ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sourrces and took aim at at what he perceives as the decline of serious journalism on cable news. http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2011/03/27/rs.koppel.journalism.cnn Kurtz: Let me ask you about a  Washington Post opinion piece that you wrote awhile back that caused a bit of a stir.  You said you […]

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March 2017

3/28/2017 - Ted Koppel Blamed Sean Hannity for Polarizing American Voters

3/22/2013 - Koppel Irked at NBC for “Rock Center” Shuffling

September 2011

9/27/2011 - Koppel Chides Nightline for Being More Interested in Entertainment Than News

March 2011

3/29/2011 - Ted Koppel: Don’t Look to Fox, MSNBC for Objectivity