Dec 22, 2006

Profile of BBC's Katty Kay

MarketWatch's Jon Friedman profiles Katty Kay, a co-anchor on BBC World News and Washington correspondent for the British network. "Yes, BBC World reaches 281 million households worldwide," Friedman writes. "But, like soccer, the BBC remains second-string, and probably always will be, to the tradition-bound American audience."

With Congress in recess, Bush appoints Bell

With a recess appointment of Warren Bell to the CPB Board, President Bush circumvented Senate opposition to the controversial nominee, reports the Los Angeles Times. (CPB press release.)