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Upfront Aftermath: CBS & the CW
More peeks at what what's coming to prime time
"...little poking around, I managed to view clips of CBS’s new fall series. But before I get to that,..."

May 19, 2011 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

News Fit to Censor
Observer Among Media That Went After Real News
" The Texas Observer made project Censored's top overlooked news stories of 1996. This year's version of the annual..."

May 30, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

News AggreGAYte for the Week of Oct. 4-10
This week sees the necessary launch of the anti-bullying movement
"...What a week it's been. With the recent suicide..."

Oct. 4, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

News Ticker: July 16
All the news that's fit to blog
"...Bush makes a new friend. Surprise is on the News Ticker...."

July 16, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Small Screen, Big News
'Revolution' comes to Austin, plus 'Modern Dads' and more
"...You've seen plenty of big-screen news in Film Flam and Trailer Park of late, but..."

May 13, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Fox and CBS Pull the Switcheroo Musical Affiliates
KEYE Channel 42
"...bare-bones Fox station in North Austin into a multi-million-dollar CBS affiliate. Upah's 6'3" frame moves swiftly and purposefully across..."

June 16, 1995 News Feature

TV News Revealed
K-EYE's Smoke and Mirrors Approach
"...K-EYE delivers autographed Terri Chappell photos, but not hard news. Last Wednesday, no less than eight PR flacks from..."

May 2, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

Film News
Incentives (except for any production that "portrays Texas or Texans in a negative fashion")!
"...Texas or Texans in a negative fashion." The good news? The final bill includes a rider that allows funding..."

June 1, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Overall Breakdown of Austin's Evening News Broadcasts
"...News Promo/ Chatter Weather Sports Ads KVUE (ch. 24; ABC)..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Column

Film News
The latest incentives push shows promise; Swingtown seeks extras
" for the rodeo. What's left? Get groovy with CBS pilot Swingtown, which is interviewing male and female extras..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Case Against Local News Station Goes to Texas Supreme Court
Who's accountable when a source gives false information?
"...libel case brought by neurosurgeon Byron Neely against local CBS affiliate KEYE and the station's former investigative reporter Nanci..."

June 22, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Film News
As Perry proposes $20 million for incentives in budget, two major productions open up shop in Austin
"...with an unexpected tragedy." Meanwhile, in the rumors-proven-correct department, CBS pilot Swingtown has also opened an office in the..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Heebie-Jeebie News
Local TV Feeds on Muck and Mayhem
"...waiting to find out if it is actually a newsworthy story?..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

He Who Must Not Be Named Returns to TV News
Ron (mumble mumble) is back at the anchor desk
"...station warned viewers engrossed in Survivor that a "new news team" will appear on March 8, and it is..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Channeling the News
Watchdog Group Grades Local TV Stations
"...Media Watch (RMMW) has passed judgment on local television news in the United States. And the verdict, unfortunately, is..."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Media Watch: KXAN Bucks the Wave: Covers the News
KXAN bucks the wave – covers the news
"...list of once-common features has disappeared from local TV news, staples of the business that faded into the oblivion..."

Jan. 23, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

News Top Tens
"...directly into a group of what were very obviously news media, bright TV camera lights and all. At press..."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature

Media Watch: Local News
The Statesman and its suitors, and the TV shuffle
" in August, along with 28 of its other newspapers. A family-owned operation saddled with heavy debt, Atlanta-based Cox..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Film News
The Top 10 things that had people talking in Austin film and TV this year
" New Mexico and Louisiana. Lights isn't alone. The CBS pilot Swingtown, about three swinging Seventies married couples living..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
How to spend $5 million, get signed at Sundance, and get Caught in the Act
"...the world will embrace the term vagina dentate. Will CBS pilot Swing Town also get down and dirty in..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Big 'Lights,' small screen; the Pod squad; and congrats and condolences
" about Odessa Permian gridiron stars. Meanwhile, an untitled CBS drama pilot set in Austin also seems promising. From..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Burnt Orange has been living in a cave, while Texas looks to be trending toward Santos; plus, 'Ape Shit,' 'Chainsaw,' and 'The Breakdance Kid'
"...a Texas liberal. Also in the shameless rumor department, CBS is said to be scouting Austin for a romantic..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
The Texas Film Commission copes with big departure; plus, Kat Candler, shooting updates, and casting calls
"...start filming any day – or week – now… CBS is starting production July 20 on Walker Texas Ranger:..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

The Way It Is and Isn't
Ben Rubin's art installation at UT shows the gap between TV news in Cronkite's time and now
" the Central zone, at least, when the evening news began. Whether you followed The Huntley-Brinkley Report, the CBS..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM
The White House resorted to scare tactics, terror alerts, and slander following the Democratic Convention in order to avert the public's attention from newly released statistics documenting the country's economic downturn
"...and he mentions a paper with a name like "Newsmax," I'm not sure, I've not heard of it. "It's..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Can the Earth Be Saved?
Walter Cronkite and the creation of Earth Day
"...of Texas at Austin is honoring the legacy of CBS News anchorman (1962-1981) Walter Cronkite by dedicating the plaza..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Douglas Brinkley

TV Eye
There is someone I would like to thank this holiday season, as she won't be sitting at my Thanksgiving Day table. She is the unnamed senior producer for CBS's overnight broadcast who dared to do something very, very brave – or very, very stupid, depending on your point of view.
"...her name. She is the unnamed senior producer for CBS's overnight broadcast who dared to do something very, very..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Letters @ 3AM
The cancellation of The Reagans by CBS was an act of cowardice in the face of noise from the afar-right banshees.
"...CBS canceled The Reagans because of an unspecific fear of..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

Lifting the Curse at KEYE?
Can big bucks and big names return the CBS affiliate to the land of the ratings living?
" Reed, who took over the helm of the CBS affiliate last year, is talking about $500,000 for four..."

July 22, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch
GMs sent packing at KEYE and KXAN
"...shakeup for the local market. Both Mike Reed of CBS affiliate KEYE and Carlos Fernandez of KXAN, the local..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

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