The common belief that new technology, such as the Internet, will lead to the death of television is false, said CBS President Leslie Moonves on campus Monday.
Moonves, who oversees programming such as "Survivor," "CSI" and "Gossip Girl," said most television is not being hurt by the rise of new technology, with the exception of evening news broadcasts.
"People are getting the news elsewhere," he said. "When there were only three networks, you did have that public service component, where we were informing America. Now, there is nothing that Katie Couric is saying that everybody doesn't know already."
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