The Corner

“More Cautious” Rather

Looking back at a Harvard/Kennedy School event in Boston around the Democratic convention, it’s funny that Peter Jennings and Tom Brokaw complained about conservative anger and pressure about liberal bias, and Dan Rather replied, “I think this may be a place-to-place situation. At CBS, I have not felt this one iota.”

Rather did note the audience had strong opinions, and noted: “It has made us at least a little bit more cautious. You never can afford to be wrong with the facts, but you’d better have the story in good context and good perspective.”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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