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CNN, ABC wave Batons


Cable News Network, ABC News and producers for programs on PBS won duPont-Columbia broadcast journalism awards Thursday in a ceremony that also honored former CBS News president Fred Friendly.

Baby Bell in cable


Ameritech Corp., the slowest of the Baby Bell telephone companies to get on the infopike, announced plans Thursday to spend $ 4.4 billion to bring digital video to 6 million customers by the end of…

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New sound for BBC


The British Broadcasting Corp. will cut down on the polished southern English accents that dominate its air waves in favor of greater regional diversity, a top official was quoted on Thursday as…

Short Takes


CBS chairman Laurence Tisch and his wife Billie will be honored by the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Vice President Al Gore will be the…

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