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Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas talk shop
April 7, 2009

Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas share a laugh with reporters at a WSU press

conference today.


Photos by Becky Phillips, WSU Today




Even as newspaper presses across the country are shutting down, the need for trained, professional journalists is as great as it ever was, according to Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas, the two veteran journalists who will each receive the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.


Thomas is being honored for her achievements in print media, … » More …

Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer go virtual
March 9, 2009


PULLMAN – Former White House Bureau Chief Helen Thomas and CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer will appear in Second Life for an interactive Q&A session, held at 5:30 p.m. April 6 on both the real and virtual campuses of WSU.

The duo are the recipients of this year’s 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism and in Broadcast Journalism, respectively.

The special event is part of the Virtual Journalism Summit, a unique gathering that will examine media and the metaverse through a series of panels, presentations and workshops with newsmakers … » More …