Ed Driscoll

Here's A Headline That Rings A Bell...

Jennings’ Death Ushers in Uncertain Era“, AP reports, something we’ve discussed a few times here as well. Here’s a segment from the AP copy:

The death of Peter Jennings means an era in television news has ended with stunning swiftness, giving broadcasters the challenge of reimagining the nightly news in an age of instant Internet updates.

Jennings, 67, died Sunday at his Manhattan home. He hadn’t been seen by viewers of ABC’s “World News Tonight” since announcing in April he had lung cancer.

For more than 20 years, many American television viewers learned the day’s news at the dinner hour from either Jennings, NBC’s Tom Brokaw and CBS’s Dan Rather