The network is giving the former regular on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart a title that’s usually reserved for journalists. But the release tries to make it clear that CBS hasn’t forgotten the distinction between fake news and the real thing:
Mo Rocca has been named Correspondent, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS News announced today. Known for his satirical news reports and commentary, Rocca has been serving as a contributor for the broadcast since 2006, and in his new capacity will continue reporting for SUNDAY MORNING, as well as other CBS News broadcasts.
“His title is Correspondent, but we see Mo, as we see all our SUNDAY MORNING contributors, as a ‘columnist,’ bringing his own unique – and it is unique – perspective to everything he does,” commented SUNDAY MORNING Executive Producer Rand Morrison. (more…)