Fiction competed with fact on Thursday as the anthrax threat consumed the media and political worlds, leading to misleading reports about who was suffering from the dangerous disease.
For an edgy Hollywood and an anxious nation, the mail must not go through -- not anymore. Media companies have shut down mailrooms and publicists have stopped delivering fan mail.
Traces of anthrax have been found in Dan Rather's office, but the "CBS Evening News" anchor has no plans to be tested for the disease.
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Suspicion that TV anchors are being targeted by terrorists turned into cold reality Thursday as the third network in one week was hit by anthrax, with an assistant to CBS' Dan Rather testing positive…
The White House is asking Hollywood to rally 'round the flag in a style reminiscent of the early days of World War II.
Paris-based media congloms, broadcasters and news orgs have had mixed reactions to the mounting number of U.S. anthrax cases and the myriad false alarms throughout Europe.
Capitol Hill was enveloped in surreal, anthrax-fueled confusion Wednesday, as shocked pols offered contradictory statements and edicts, helping to drive the stock market down 151 points. It was the…
The health threat facing the media biz from anthrax remains unclear, but there's no question anxiety has reached epidemic levels. By Tuesday the media had become a target of some brand of terrorism…