“The CBS Morning News” was already in Miami Beach for a week of special broadcasts from that city. After yesterday’s broadcast, which ended before the launch, anchors Forrest Sawyer and Maria Shriver and five vans full of equipment were transported to the cape for today’s follow up coverage, with all previously planned segments of the program scrubbed for now. All three networks planned late prime time reports on the explosion last night, and ABC News expanded “Nightline” to an hour..
In an era where the news that city hall is on fire can sweep around the world at the speed of the Internet, would he still have called to double check? Would he have been able to cut through the murky noise of the blogs and the tweets and the sound bites to shine the bright light on substance? Would he still offer the perspective that we value? Would he have been able to remain a singular figure in an age of dwindling attention spans and omnipresent media?And somehow, we know that the answer is yes. The simple values Walter Cronkite set out in pursuit of to seek the truth, to keep us honest, to explore our world the best he could they are as vital today as they ever were.Our American story continues. It needs to be told.
For example, if it’s relevant to the debate, it’s fine to link to a website that sells an album or book if it’s helping another user or recommending something they would like. However, posting links to your own band’s album or trying to drive buyers to your ebay auction or fundraising site may result in your comment being removed. It applies to the internet in the same way as it does to TV, books and the press.
KHACHIGIAN, Meredith J. Khachigian is a member of the UC Board of Regents, of which she has twice served as chair. LEVI, ASSOCIATED PRESSRiverside Officers Firings Over Killing Splits Opinion PATRICK J. Pete Rose and Reggie Smith were there. Larry King, whose son is a freshman on the baseball team, was shaking hands and allowing lots of people to shoot selfies. Hollywood director Dennis Dugan, who helped design the stadium and asked Diamond, his good friend, to sing, was beaming with pride..
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