Stepen, Andrew
December 2004
New Statesman;12/6/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4717, p21
Comments on the departure of two U.S. network anchormen, Dan Rather of CBS and Tom Brokaw of NBC. Observation that national news anchormen no longer have demigod status; Why it hardly matters to Americans who will form the new generation of network news anchormen; How the sources of news, as well as culture, have become diffuse; Suggestion that the passing of the three major networks, which represented simplicity and unity, have given way to diffuseness and disunity; Cultural implications for the U.S..


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