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Journalism’s Traditional News Products Lost A Generation

For the country’s three major broadcast networks, 2005 could have been a landmark year. In the span of only six months, CBS’s Dan Rather, NBC’s Tom Brokaw, and ABC’s Peter Jennings all stepped aside from their evening news anchor desks, opening the door for transformative change at a time when many media critics believed it was desperately needed. Between 1980 and 2004, nightly evening news…

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