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Bill Cosby Mistress and Alleged Rape Victim Believes Her Daughter Is His

Shawn Brown is the only woman Bill Cosby has admitted to having extramarital sex with on record: in 1997, he told Dan Rather, "If you said, 'Did you make love to the woman?' the answer is yes." In a new interview with the Daily Mail, Thompson details an alleged rape at Cosby's hands and claims that he fathered her daughter. Read more...

'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode

Jon Stewart has made such a career out of mocking the news that it's a bit of a shock to find that "Rosewater," his debut film as a writer-director, is so earnest and straightforward you'd guess it was directed by Dan Rather and not the host of Comedy Central's congenitally irreverent "The...

MSNBC’s Sinking Ratings Cloud Future of Liberal TV News [Video]

MSNBC’s ratings, which have been in a steady decline for more than a year, was the subject of discussion on CNN’s Reliable Sources with former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan and former CBS News anchor Dan Rather. Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter noted that while MSNBC received a ratings bump last week because of the midterm […]

Is There A Future In Liberal TV?

Brian Stelter debated the issue on CNN with former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan and Dan Rather. For his part, host Brian Stelter predicted that “MSNBC will play up more culture and less Washington,” something that’s been echoed in Mediaite’s talks with president Phil Griffin. “They believe they’ll find more of a progressive audience if they [...]

As MSNBC’s Ratings Sink, CNN’s Stelter, Dan Rather Debate Future of Liberal News

last monthNews : Mediaite

Former CBS News anchor and now roaming elder statesmen Dan Rather and former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan debated the future and viability of liberal news in the wake of MSNBC’s sinking ratings on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday morning, with Rather arguing that the left/right divide of news was being replaced an old/young binary, and Ratigan [...]

Greenwood Cast In Truth

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Star Trek into Darkness‘ Bruce Greenwood has been cast in Truth, the story of the scandal that tarnished News Anchor Dan Rather‘s reputation. Truth is based on Mary Mapes‘ memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power. Mapes was Dan Rather’s producer. In Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, […]

Newswire: Star Trek’s Bruce Greenwood signs on to Dan Rather scandal movie

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bruce Greenwood will play CBS News president Andrew Heyward in Truth, the movie about newsman Dan Rather’s reputation getting trashed after he reported on George W. Bush getting special treatment during the Vietnam War so he could avoid actually seeing any combat. Show More Summary

TO BE FAIR, THEY DIDN’T HAVE MUCH TO LOSE AFTER DAN RATHER: CBS News Sacrifices All Journalistic In…

TO BE FAIR, THEY DIDN’T HAVE MUCH TO LOSE AFTER DAN RATHER: CBS News Sacrifices All Journalistic Integrity To Be Pure PR For CBS PrimeTime TV?

ICYMI: Levin Wins Buckley Award, Eleanor Clift Gets ‘Dan Rather Memorial Award for the Most Stupid Analysis’

Last week, the Media Research Center had their Annual Gala dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. Washington radio host Chris...

Dan Rather: Current Evening News Anchors ‘Have the Goods’

Dan Rather thinks the current evening news anchors have the talent to carry the tradition forward. “They have the goods,” Rather said during an interview with The Huffington Post yesterday about today’s evening news anchors (he stipulated he doesn’t know new “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir). Show More Summary

Dennis Quaid Joins Dan Rather-George W. Bush Scandal Pic ‘Truth’

EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Quaid has landed the role of Colonel Roger Charles in Truth, the story of the scandal that ended the careers of veteran CBS newsman Dan Rather and 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes. The film stars Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in those two roles, with James Vanderbilt directing his script. Show More Summary

Dan Rather Leaves ‘Lucille’ Alone

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

“I couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket with a lid on it.” That’s what Dan Rather told Kenny Rogers, the subject of his latest AXS-TV The Big Interview, when the two recently got together at the Country Music Hall of Fame. In this YouTube...Show More Summary

Elisabeth Moss Joins Cast Of ‘Truth’, Pic Based On Rathergate Scandal

EXCLUSIVE: Elisabeth Moss is set to join Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in Truth, the film about the scandal that erupted after Dan Rather reported on 60 Minutes II that George W. Bush had gotten preferential treatment that put him in the Texas Air National Guard to avoid the Vietnam War draft. Show More Summary

What we learned from Jack White’s Big Interview with Dan Rather

White reveals his all-time favorite rock song, the reason he moved to Nashville, and much more during the hour-long discussion.

Watch Jack White’s Hour-Long Interview With Dan Rather

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Since leaving the CBS News anchor desk in 2006, Dan Rather has been producing news programs for AXS TV, including a show called The Big Interview that consists of in-depth conversations with celebrities and has recently featured people like Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Darius Rucker. His latest guest was Jack White, fresh off the [...]

Preview Dan Rather’s Big Bro-Down With Jack White

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Dan Rather’s next subject for his Big Interview series is Jack White, and now you can see a short preview for it. The entire thing looks pretty amazing. Rather is a total vet and in his short intro he says though he’s interview countless people over the decades he considers White one of the most [...]

Dan Rather: Battle Against ISIS Is ‘First Social Media War’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

During a discussion on CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday morning about whether news outlets should air ISIS' beheading videos, or even show still clips from them, journalist Dan Rather told host Brian Stelter that ISIS was engaged in the first "social media war," and were as adept at this medium as Hitler was at using mass media for propagandistic purposes.

With New Movie, Dan Rather Still Claiming 60 Minutes Bush Story ‘Fake, But Accurate’

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Speaking of days of wandering in the wilderness, Dan Rather just got a movie based on his relevance-ending 60 Minutes/Bush National Guard service report, Truth, greenlighted.

Dan Rather To Those Beating War Drums: Send Your Kids Or 'Don't Even Talk To Me'

Here's something we don't hear often enough from the talking heads in our media. As Tom Kludt at TPM pointed out, about the only person we've heard something similar from was Katrina vanden Heuvel when she told Bloody Bill Kristol to...Show More Summary

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