Thanks to the many readers who have written to alert me to the latest bit of boiled-frog idiocy, this from the otherwise totally admirable Bob Woodruff*, which will be featured Tuesday night in an ABC special and which was endorsed last night by Jon Stewart. Thus after a three month incumbency, Stewart gives up his role as the new Edward R. Murrow.


I have a new approach in mind to this topic. Stay tuned.
* Factlet tying together the themes of several recent posts: twenty years ago this week, Woodruff was in Beijing working with CBS on its coverage in Tiananmen Square.

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