CNN, which appeared to be disregarding its opinionated star Lou Dobbs while it focused on Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer and Paula Zahn, has added weekend editions of Lou Dobbs Tonight to its schedule and announced that he will co-anchor election-night coverage next month. Tom Rosenstiel, director of Project for Excellence in Journalism, took a dim view of CNN's decision to elevate Dobbs's profile, telling the Associated Press that Dobbs is "creating a brand for himself and the question is, is that the kind of brand you have anchor on election night? ... Would you have Bill O'Reilly anchor on Fox?




11/10/2006