Subject:

Robert Riggs

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Bobby Goldstein Cheating on Dallas By Opening Offices in British Columbia

    Bobby GoldsteinThe Vancouver Sun brings word this morning that Bobby Goldstein -- the man behind Cheaters and former-KTVT'er Robert Riggs's boss since February -- is opening an outpost in British Columbia this month. Right now, he's got about 30 folks working out of the Lovers Lane HQ, but it seems ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Robert Riggs Has a New Gig

    Bobby Goldstein Productions is best known as the company behind the TV series Cheaters. Robert Riggs is best known as the ace TV investigative reporter who, in March 2008, was among those at KTVT-Channel 11 inexplicably laid off during a round of CBS-mandated downsizing. Both Bobs turn up in this fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Says Chronicle of Philanthropy, UT Southwestern's Still Got Some Explaining to Do

    Dr. Kern Wildenthal, president of UT Southwestern A lengthy, scolding essay in the subscription-only Chronicle of Philanthropy this morning reads like a mash-up: It touches on KTVT-Channel 11's canning Robert Riggs earlier this month; UT Southwestern Medical Center's list of 6,400 VIPs the hospital ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    And the Hits Just Keep on Coming at KTVT-Channel 11

    Robert Riggs, among those laid off at KTVT-Channel 11 In recent days Ed Bark has brought plenty of news concerning layoffs and cutbacks at KTVT-Channel 11 -- including Robert Riggs, the ace investigator; anchor and reporter Maria Arita; sports reporter Chuck Fisher; producer John Sparks and reporter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007

    UT Southwestern's "Profound Regret"

    Dr. Kern Wildenthal, which is the third-most amazing name of all time 'Twas but a week ago folks all around town were poring over The List to see if they were among UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas' 6,400 VIPs. The hospital hustled to contain the story, and on Saturday, outgoing UT Southwest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2007

    Lucky 13 for 11?

    It's a good Friday, all right, when we have a reason to post a pic of Gina Miller. Look, that's just how we roll. Ed Bark, as always, does the math so you don't have to: He counts it up, and with the announcement this week that Scott "I Never Said That" Sams would be returning to DFW TV on April 23 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Tracy Rowlett Talks About Leaving Channel 11, The Good Ol' Days and and Stations Obsessed With "Car Wrecks and Fires"

    This morning, we mentioned that KTVT-Channel 11 anchor Tracy Rowlett would be retiring in July 2008. We weren't necessarily shocked by the news; rumors of Rowlett's leaving have been circulating for months, if not years. (He's been through two contracts since moving to Channel 11 from WFAA-Channel 8 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Now, This is a Channel 11 Exclusive We Can Get Behind

    John Sparks, KTVT-Channel 11's exec producer in charge of investigations and political coverage, alerts us to a Robert Riggs report getting national play via the CBS News mothership. It involves "the theft of the century," or close to it: the pilfering of millions of dollars' worth of oil in Iraq, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006
  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Paper Trails

    Morning News waits and waits to acknowledge CBS-11's scoop of an ethically challenged state rep

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2005
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best TV News Show

    CBS Channel 11 at 10 p.m.

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    TX Eff U

    Plus: After Moses; Word Up

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    The Mommy Card

    Kids T-shirts make a statement

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    Me and My Beaver

    Plus: Where's Newy?

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Phoned In

    When inspiration calls, I listen...and then I type 1,250 words

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    New News

    Steve Mauldin returns to KTVT as general manager

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Morning Glory

    Channel 11's Rene Syler makes a big-market leap, and the press jumps her, of course

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Sail On

    Baby-faced Brett Shipp grows up--film at 10

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Letters, Week of November 1

    Another Bad Apple, Don't Believe the Hoax, Save the Forest

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Lawyered to Death

    Belo pays Peavy, and Riggs cries foul. Who won? The lawyers, of course.

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Meow

    The CueCat-astrophe continues as the Morning News announces job cuts

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    Warrior Reporter

    Channel 4's Becky Oliver is queen of ambush journalism, wielding her microphone like a sword. Sure it's cheap and sensational. It's also a lot harder than it looks.

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Buh-bye Belo

    Hello, kitty

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    We're No. 3!

    Tracy Rowlett and a lot of cash are making Channel 11 better--not that you're watching

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    The Resurrection of Sandy Kress

    Or, how a Democrat and reviled former DISD board president found a happy home pushing "educational acoountability" for the GOP

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Letters

    Whoa, Baby; Mutual Paranoia; Scary Columnist

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Big Man Bites Back

    An appeals court says Robert Riggs and Belo were the bad guys, not Dan Peavy

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Reno vs. Belo

    The U.S. attorney general accuses WFAA of violating anti-wiretapping laws in the Peavy case

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Cancel that

    An about-face over release of the Peavy Tapes puts DISD trustees opposite Sandy Kress

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    December 11, 1997
  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Feds do a flip-flop on Peavy Tapes

    If the government has its way, no one else will know the contents of these controversial chats

  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Publicity Paul

    U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins loves feeding his name to the papers. But what's he done that's news?

  • News

    February 13, 1997
  • News

    January 23, 1997

    'It's all a matter of power.'

    When Sandy Kress was school board president, he and Dan Peavy held private discussions on how to limit the influence of black school board members. Their conversations were captured on the Peavy Tapes, which Kress has fought hard to keep secret. Now, U.S.

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    Mommie dearest

    Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    The Hare, The Tortoise

    Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news

  • News

    October 26, 1995
  • News

    October 26, 1995
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