January 13, 2008

by Reb Yudel
Stupid Jews Watch: How Jeff Zucker destroyed TV news

Former NPR and Dateline reporter John Hockenberry offers a post-mortem on network television news (MIT Technology Review):

I can say with confidence that Murrow would be outraged not so much by the networks' greed (Murrow was one of the first news personalities to hire a talent agent) as by the missed opportunity to use technology to help create a nation of engaged citizens bent on preserving their freedom and their connections to the broader world.
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