Posts Tagged News media

Longtime ‘SNL’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

This March 14, 1992 photo provided by NBC shows announcer Don Pardo on the set of "Saturday Night Live."  Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely imitated and became the standard in the field, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 in Arizona at the age of 96. (AP Photo/NBC, Al Levine)

NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded “Saturday Night Live.”

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NBC’s Brian Williams taking on new competition

This Sept. 11, 2012 file image released by Starpix shows Brian Williams at the Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day event in New York. Williams anchors "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," on NBC.  (AP Photo/Starpix, Andrew Toth)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed a tour guide who noted the celebrity sighting to his group: “Ladies and gentlemen, there’s Tom Brokaw.”

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Ex-host David Gregory praised on ‘Meet the Press’

This Feb. 24, 2013 photo released by NBC News shows moderator David Gregory on the set of "Meet the Press," in Washington. Gregory is tweeting that he is leaving NBC. In tweets posted Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it, "humbled and grateful."  "Meet the Press" has fallen to third place since he took it over in 2008. His departure had been rumored for months. (AP Photo/NBC, William B.  Plowman)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell has paid tribute on “Meet the Press” to its abruptly departed host, David Gregory.

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Gore sues Al Jazeera America for unpaid millions

In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , Calif. Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

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