The people who make the programming are distributing more directly to the people who watch it, and cutting out a middleman. And with diminishing audiences for live, prime time shows, local news ratings have plunged. What's a station to do?
Brian Williams and Ted Koppel are trying to tell us cable news anchors are biased and network news anchors -- especially those of yesteryear -- are not, or if they are, they don't show it. Really? Network anchors are not biased?
Cronkite heralded an age that ha fallen by the wayside for ratings. The bitter irony is that the issues are as compelling today as they were fifty years ago, and we hunger for information and commentary that we can trust.