Learmonth, Michael; McClintock, Pamela; Kissell, Rick
November 2004
Variety;11/29/2004, Vol. 397 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
Talks about the plans of the three big television networks in the U.S. to rethink and restructure their news programs. Event that signaled the start of the changes in newscasting; Status of the search of CBS News for a replacement of news anchor Dan Rather; Efforts made by ABC to boost Peter Jennings' newscasting appeal; Impact of the departures of Tom Brokaw and Rather on the competition of the networks.


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