Ed Driscoll

The Pipes, The Pipes Are Calling...

Today is Dan Rather’s swan song as anchorman on the CBS Nightly News. For a round-up of stories past and present about him, just start clicking:

  • Here’s my first post on RatherGate, which leads to several other blogger’s initial posts.
  • The Dan Rather File“, the Media Research Center’s exhaustive multimedia round-up of Dan’s more outrageous moments.
  • Uncle Walter’s take on Dan’s leaving.
  • Philip Chalk of the Weekly Standard writes that Dan Rather’s career is bookended by falsified stories.
  • Here’s an interview with tabloid reporter Mike Walker on his new book, Rather Dumb.
  • Jim Geraghty writes, “Finally, Dan’s Farwell“.
  • The Year of Blogging Dangerously“, my Tech Central Station piece. Naturally, RatherGate plays a prominent role in it.
  • And of course, for the complete Ratherpalooza experience, scroll the archives!
  • I have to remember to program my TiVo in time to record Dan’s last show. But I certainly hope that videoblogs like The Daily Recycler put up video of Dan’s syanora. I’m sure the Media Research Center will, especially if Rather goes out like this…