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Former CBS, NBC Newscaster Roger Mudd Dies at 93

Longtime CBS and NBC correspondent and television anchor Roger Mudd has died at the age of 93. CBS News says Mudd died Tuesday of complications of kidney failure at his home in McLean, Virginia. The journalist famously once stumped Sen. Edward Kennedy by simply asking why he wanted to be president. During more than 30 years on network television, Mudd…

Former Troy Grad Speaks About Social Media, Life Lessons

Social media has ushered a golden age in journalism: news can reach audiences faster with one click. That was the topic at Monday’s annual Troy University’s M. Stanton Evans Symposium for journalism students. The speaker was former Troy University graduate Micah Grimes , who now heads social media for one of the world’s largest networks- NBC News. Grimes talked to…

NBC Fires Matt Lauer over Sexual Harassment Complaint

NBC News says longtime “Today” show host Matt Lauer has been fired for “inappropriate sexual behavior.” The announcement was made by Lauer’s co-anchor Savannah Guthrie at the top of this morning’s “Today” show. Guthrie read a statement from NBC News chairman Andy Lack, stating that the company has received a detailed complaint from a colleague Monday night “about inappropriate sexual…