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David Rhodes Defends CBS News Election Coverage

Dec 2, 2016

While there, Rhodes also attended a luncheon for the Bureau of Governmental Research, where he found himself defending CBS News against accusations of mainstream media bias during a lengthy Q&A session.

Source: TVNewser

CBS News president comments on election, media in N.O. speech

Nov 30, 2016

In a question and answer session moderated by retired WWL-TV news anchor Dennis Woltering, now a member of the BGR board of directors, Rhodes said a heavy reliance by news outlets on polls – most of which predicted a Clinton win in the final days – did skew coverage throughout the campaign.

Source: WWL-TV

CBS News president touts importance of journalism, defends networks’ election coverage at BGR lunch

Nov 30, 2016

Speaking at an annual gathering hosted by the Bureau of Governmental Research, David Rhodes acknowledged that trust in the news media has reached a low ebb, but he blamed that in part on the tendency of online news consumers to seek out only information and opinions they already agree with.

Source: The Advocate

Head of CBS News to speak at research group’s luncheon

Nov 27, 2016

The head of the CBS News is scheduled to speak Nov. 30 in New Orleans. David Rhodes will appear Wednesday at the Marriott during a luncheon hosted by Bureau of Governmental Research.

Source: The Associated Press

Early voting begins Saturday for December election

Nov 25, 2016

The city says the tax would yield an estimated $8.9 million a year to help pay settlement costs for the tens of millions of dollars in legal judgments it owes to firefighters and their pension fund. The Bureau of Governmental Research has endorsed the tax proposal.

Source: WWL-TV

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