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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Jeff Fager on 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News and the Fred Friendly Award Honor
Jeff Fager followed in the footsteps of his 60 Minutes colleagues Lesley Stahl, Scott Pelley, Steve Kroft, and Morley Safer today as he was named the 2018 Fred Friendly First Amendment Award winner. Fager has been ep of the 50-year-old broadcast since ...


TV News Roundup: Netflix Gives First Look at Season 2 of 'Marvel's Luke Cage'
Quinnipiac University will present its annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Jeff Fager, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” during a luncheon on June 6. The award, which bears the name of the former CBS News president, is given to honor those ...

Ladue News

Communication Conversation: “Real” News in 2018
Ladue News
Fred Friendly, the former president of CBS News, had printed on a card he gave to each of his Columbia students. (I still have mine.) But few reporters can do that in 2018. Digging doesn't break fast enough when you're running your own camera and have ...

Reason (blog)

Richard Nixon Probably Would Not Have Been Saved by Fox News
Reason (blog)
As Fred Friendly concluded in 1975, echoing a lot of hard-earned liberal truths from that profoundly disillusioning moment, a classic Democratic error of the period was to believe that policy intentions mattered more than effects and that abuse of ...

New York Magazine

Not That Long Ago, New York City Really Was Run From a Smoke-filled Backroom
New York Magazine
In 1989, his commission, which was filled with other patrician do-gooder types, like CBS News president Fred Friendly, Lincoln Center president Nat Leventhal, and Bishop Joseph Sullivan of the Brooklyn diocese, set to work. They went around the city, ...

Quinnipiac Chronicle

University revokes Charlie Rose's Fred Friendly award
Quinnipiac Chronicle
After reports of eight instances of inappropriate behavior in the workplace, Charlie Rose, former television journalist and talk show host, lost his Fred Friendly First Amendment Award. Following discussion and action at the president's cabinet meeting ...

Jewish Journal

Marking the Beat With Ari Melber - Jewish Journal
Jewish Journal
He's the attorney turned award-winning journalist who beams through your television screen on MSNBC five nights a week with his show, “The Beat with Ari ...

E! Online

Celebrate George Clooney's AFI Life Achievement Award With His 25 Best Roles of All Time
E! Online
George Clooney is Hollywood. He acts, directs, writes, produces and fully embodies what we all imagine when someone says "movie star." So, it should come as no surprise that he's this year's American Film Institute Life Achievement recipient. Ahead of ...


Lester Holt Named 2017 Fred Friendly Award Honoree
NBC's Lester Holt will be honored by Quinnipiac University as its 24th Fred Friendly honoree. The award honors a broadcast journalist whose work “reflects the ideals of Fred Friendly, former president of CBS News and a strong advocate of freedom of ...
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