Walter Cronkite

Bad news about bad news

Bad news about bad news

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Imagine if CNN, the most trusted name in news, decided to report on the disappearance of a bottle of window cleaner from a nursing home supply closet. We would first be told it was really several gallons and possibly radioactive, and that window cleaner can be used to build a bomb. And that would be just the start.

Editors' Blog: Walter Cronkite, a newsman until the end

Editors' Blog: Walter Cronkite, a newsman until the end

Walter Cronkite was not keen on the idea of retiring. Over the last couple years, the broadcasting giant brought his journalistic skills to Retirement Living TV, where he delivered weekly commentaries.