'Candorville' Strip Mocks CBS Early Show's Taste for Fluffy News
January 12th, 2011 10:55 AM
Cartoonist Darrin Bell is no conservative. His syndicated comic strip "Candorville," when it does get political, often skews to the left.
But Bell's January 10 strip caught my eye the other day for mocking a dreadfully dopey line uttered by CBS correspondent Priya David-Clemens on the January 3 "CBS Early Show."
"Gandhi likely never had a year like [Lindsay] Lohan's 2010," David-Clemens…
CBS 'Early Show' Promotes Levi Johnston Pitch for Reality Show
August 10th, 2010 12:43 PM
Teasing an upcoming story in the 7:30AM ET half hour on Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith cheerfully promoted Levi Johnston's pitch for a reality show in Alaska: "He's going to star in a new reality show and it's all about him running for mayor of Wasilla. That's right, he's gunning for his would-have-been mother-in-law's old job."Later, Smith further teased: "Johnston's quest to…
CBS 'Early Show' Ignores Accusations of Bias Against Judge Behind Prop
August 5th, 2010 4:31 PM
While Thursday reports on both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today featured Proposition 8 supporters questioning the impartiality of California Federal Judge Vaughn Walker's decision to strike down the state's referendum defending traditional marriage, CBS's Early Show failed to provide any such arguments. On Good Morning America, correspondent Terry Moran explained: "Opponents of same-sex…