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GUN-SHY CNN DELAYS REPORT OF ANDY GRIFFITH’S DEATH

July 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

A week after CNN became the first network to report the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obamacare — but got it wrong — it became the last to report the death of Andy Griffith. According to journalism blogger Jim Romanesko, shortly after each of the major wire services began reporting Griffith’s death Monday morning, citing […]

ANDY GRIFFITH DEAD AT 86

July 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Andy Griffith, the venerated star of two television classic series, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock, died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina this morning at age 86. Griffith’s death was announced by Bill Friday, a former president of the University of North Carolina and a close friend of the actor.