The fledgling network soon needed additional investors though, and the Columbia Phonograph Company, manufacturers of Columbia Recordsrescued it in April ; as a result, the network was renamed the "Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System" on September 18 of that year. Columbia Phonographic went on the air on September 18,with a presentation by the Howard L. None of the three were interested in assuming day-to-day management of the network, so they installed wealthy year-old William S. Paleyson of a Philadelphia cigar family and in-law of the Levys, as president.
History[ edit ] Inthe Columbia Broadcasting System began making regular radio news broadcasts—five-minute summaries taken from reports from the United Press, one of the three wire services that supplied newspapers with national and international news.
Paley hired journalist Paul W. Paley put the radio network's news operation at the same level as entertainment, and authorized White to interrupt programming if events warranted.
Along with other networks, CBS chafed at the breaking news embargo imposed upon radio by the wire services, which prevented them from using bulletins until they first appeared in print. CBS disregarded an embargo when it broke the story of the Lindbergh kidnapping inusing live on-the-air reporting.
Radio networks scooped print outlets with news of the presidential election. KaltenbornRobert Trout and Lewis Shollenberger. Most of the newscasts featured Hubbell reading a script with only occasional cutaways to a map or still photograph. The national emergency even broke down the unspoken wall between CBS radio and television.
WCBW executives convinced radio announcers and experts such as George Fielding Elliot and Linton Wells to come down to the Grand Central studios during the evening and give information and commentary on the attack.
The WCBW special report that night lasted less than 90 minutes. But that special broadcast pushed the limits of live television in and opened up new possibilities for future broadcasts.
As CBS wrote in a special report to the FCC, the unscheduled live news broadcast on December 7 "was unquestionably the most stimulating challenge and marked the greatest advance of any single problem faced up to that time. In MayWCBW like almost all television stations sharply cut back its live program schedule and the newscasts were canceled, since the station temporarily suspended studio operations, resorting exclusively to the occasional broadcast of films.
This was primarily because much of the staff had either joined the service or were redeployed to war related technical research, and to prolong the life of the early, unstable cameras which were now impossible to repair due to the wartime lack of parts.
Douglas Edwards on the CBS news set in It aired every weeknight at 7: Inthe name of the nightly newscast was changed to Douglas Edwards with the News, and the following year, it became the first news program to be broadcast on both coasts, thanks to a new coaxial cable connection, prompting Edwards to use the greeting "Good evening everyone, coast to coast.
These titles were also seen on the intro slide of the program's opening. The program airs on Saturday, and Sunday nights at 7: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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Learn more about the CBS News team. Read bios of our anchors, correspondents and executives. Jarvis joined CBS News, primarily as a financial reporter, starting on April 1, , and later became the co-anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday, as well as Business and .
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