CBS's broadband package of out-of-market games for "March Madness" -- the NCAA's men's basketball tournament -- is expected to earn twice the amount of ad dollars this year than it did last, CBS Sports president Sean McManus told Reuters on Tuesday. The wire service reported that CBS plans to double the bandwidth capacity and provide a video screen that is double the size it was last year. Coverage begins at 12:00 noon EDT Thursday, March 15.
An item concerning allegations that U.S. troops confiscated footage and film from TV and still photographers in Afghanistan that appeared in Studio Briefing Monday bore an incorrect headline. As the story indicated, the incident took place in Afghanistan, not Iraq.
The veteran CBS News correspondent Bob Simon, whose career spanned five decades, has been killed in a car accident in New York. Simon, 73, covered...