When a major news story happens, it often monopolizes airtime on the cable news networks, not leaving much time for other news to get reported with more than just a passing mention. That doesn't mean the other stories aren't important, though, and shouldn't be explored. "In Other News" puts such overlooked news stories in the spotlight, giving them the deserved attention that they missed out on when they originally occurred. Everybody remembers the extensive coverage Michael Jackson's death received, but do you know Farrah Fawcett died the same day? Probably not, because her passing was overshadowed by the King of Pop's. That's one example of a news story that didn't get much coverage in real time that is covered in this docuseries.
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On June 25, 2009, on the same day Michael Jackson's death dominates the headlines, Farrah Fawcett dies, a governor's scandal gets revealed, and a highly-debated climate bill goes to a vote.
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On Nov. 6, 2000, as election coverage dominates the news, another headline goes virtually unnoticed: the unfolding of the biggest drug bust in U.S. history.
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In late April 1992, the Los Angeles riots dominate the news, infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer stands trial, an Exxon executive vanishes, and a gunman in a North California school takes children hostage.
Hosts Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson set out to redefine CBS' morning landscape with their lively and original reporting on international news stories and interviews with important figures in politics, business and entertainment on this weekday program. The team broadcasts from a new state-of-the-art studio in New York's legendary CBS Broadcast Center. In a departure from the usual network morning show, "CBS This Morning" does not have a weather anchor.
Every weekday, veteran journalist Andrea Mitchell brings viewers the latest political developments and news on foreign affairs, in addition to marquee interviews with politicians and high-level government and world leaders. Often reporting directly from the scene of news events as they unfold, Mitchell has covered countless domestic and international stories of consequence, helping viewers make sense of complex world events. Mitchell has also extensively covered every American president since Jimmy Carter.
Journalist Reena Ninan -- who had also served as a news anchor of "World News Now" and "America This Morning" -- anchors the Saturday edition of the CBS news program, while Elaine Quijano -- whose history reporting for CBS News goes back to 2010 -- takes the helm of the Sunday broadcast. The program offers information on breaking national and international news as well as various news features and human interest segments.
Each weekend morning, journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the important news and political topics of the week and explores how policy decisions shape the country. Reid brings viewers extensive interviews with leading newsmakers, compelling discussions with the nation's preeminent political minds, and analysis of the stories that led the week prior and will matter in the week ahead. In her segment "Who Won the Week?" she asks her panel of guests to identify the person who made an impact the week prior which will continue to reverberate in the coming days.
Anthony Mason brings more than 30 years of experience with CBS News to the anchor chair most recently held by Scott Pelley, offering a weeknight survey of major news stories. Additionally, each broadcast offers human-interest segments as well as interviews with newsmakers.
Scott Pelley brings more than 21 years of experience with CBS News to the anchor chair most recently held by Katie Couric, offering a weeknight survey of major news stories. Additionally, each broadcast offers human-interest segments as well as interviews with newsmakers.