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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Morning News waits and waits to acknowledge CBS-11's scoop of an ethically challenged state rep
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Kids T-shirts make a statement
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When inspiration calls, I listen...and then I type 1,250 words
Steve Mauldin returns to KTVT as general manager
Channel 11's Rene Syler makes a big-market leap, and the press jumps her, of course
Baby-faced Brett Shipp grows up--film at 10
Another Bad Apple, Don't Believe the Hoax, Save the Forest
Belo pays Peavy, and Riggs cries foul. Who won? The lawyers, of course.
The CueCat-astrophe continues as the Morning News announces job cuts
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.
Tracy Rowlett and a lot of cash are making Channel 11 better--not that you're watching
Or, how a Democrat and reviled former DISD board president found a happy home pushing "educational acoountability" for the GOP
Whoa, Baby; Mutual Paranoia; Scary Columnist
An appeals court says Robert Riggs and Belo were the bad guys, not Dan Peavy
The U.S. attorney general accuses WFAA of violating anti-wiretapping laws in the Peavy case
An about-face over release of the Peavy Tapes puts DISD trustees opposite Sandy Kress
If the government has its way, no one else will know the contents of these controversial chats
U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins loves feeding his name to the papers. But what's he done that's news?
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.
Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths
Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news