The Hollywood producers Darryl Zanuck and Cecil B DeMille amplified those messages, as did powerful media figures like Bill Paley
, the president of CBS; CD Jackson, the publisher of Fortune; and the media mogul Henry Luce.
famously complained at a CBS stockholders' meeting in 1965 that news coverage--notably of civil rights demonstrations and the funeral of Winston Churchill--had cost stockholders six cents a share due to lost ad revenue.
said the leaK in Bull Green Road, thought to be coming from a stop valve, started as a "tricKle" and then became a "stream.
gave us the original over-the-air distribution for television, then Ted Turner gave us cable distribution, now we're leading the next distribution revolution, which is Internet television.
For a while, TV moguls such as NBC's David Sarnoff and CBS's Bill Paley
, usually a miser when it came to issuing CBS stock, was convinced by his technical people that owning a TV set manufacturer was critical to the development of its "single-gun" color television system.
After that, CBS' Bill Paley
devised a way to produce the programs and sell only the airtime to the advertisers.
That certainly helped launch us, but staying on top of the heap once we were launched came from knowing who we were and what we were and what was expected of us by [CBS Chairman] Bill Paley
, who .
In the good old days, Bill Paley
was happy to lose money presenting a news network as a public service, but Westinghouse is not.
I believe that you have more money than Bill Paley
does, don't you?
After Harriman decamped, Pamela dallied with CBS mogul Bill Paley
and wealthy socialite Jock Whitney before hooking up with CBS broadcaster Edward R.
Except for one poignant visit some years afterwards, Bill Paley
and Ed Murrow "never had a civil conversation after October 1958," said Fred Friendly.