December 10th, 2004 • Quill Archives
Two notable news anchors talk about the past, present and future of TV news
In 1952, Walter Cronkite and fellow journalists relished political conventions where guests and organizers ignored the cameras that captured their words and actions. Today, anchorman Brian Williams and his colleagues cover conventions orchestrated by well-trained media manipulators who know how to take advantage of free airtime.
Bloomberg News and the Society of Professional Journalists will seal their landmark partnership when training begins in newsrooms throughout the country on the essentials of business reporting, precision writing, freedom of information ethics and convergence. The first training program is scheduled for Dec.