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2019-03-25 08:21:53 AM  
I can't stand Hoda Kotb, and I'm glad to see Gayle King isn't on the list.
 
2019-03-25 08:26:04 AM  
Eric Sevareid
David Brinkley
Charles Kuralt

that is all...
 
2019-03-25 08:27:12 AM  
I am old enough to remember them all except Murrow. The world could sorely use another Walter Cronkite.
 
2019-03-25 08:33:31 AM  
No Dan Rather?
There's no world left for this kind of work, it's forever changed.
 
2019-03-25 08:40:33 AM  
Nothing for the Canadians?

Peter Mansbridge is synonymous with CBC news.
 
2019-03-25 09:07:53 AM  
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2019-03-25 09:16:45 AM  
List fails without Jon Snow

\And any other non-Americans
 
2019-03-25 09:21:12 AM  
I try not to get caught up in entertainment figures as role models.  The golden years were rarely so golden when you scratch the surface.  It's easy to look at these old icons through the Reader's Digest view of the world.  Reader's Digest being a racist conformist publication catering to white folks, and presenting highly edited information to the masses.

Essentially, I don't know any of them as individual humans, and I'm just to jaded to assign accolades to to people who just read what was put in front of them with a confident voice and a trustworthy face.
 
2019-03-25 09:22:55 AM  
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My O My!
 
2019-03-25 09:29:03 AM  
J. Fred Muggs
 
2019-03-25 09:33:40 AM  
If you grew up in DC, your list must include Jim Vance.

Best anchor ever.
 
2019-03-25 09:34:05 AM  
Howard Cosell!

*flees*
 
2019-03-25 09:34:37 AM  

GoldSpider: Howard Cosell!

*flees*


I raise you a Nancy Grace.
 
2019-03-25 09:39:34 AM  
Gwen Ifill. RIP.
 
2019-03-25 09:42:30 AM  
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2019-03-25 09:50:45 AM  

Nirbo: Nothing for the Canadians?

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2019-03-25 09:53:50 AM  

Nirbo: Nothing for the Canadians?

Peter Mansbridge is synonymous with CBC news.


Peter Jennings?
 
TWX
2019-03-25 09:54:59 AM  
Chet Huntley sounds like a porn alias.
 
2019-03-25 09:55:03 AM  
Jim Gardner, although not national, is an icon in the Philly area.
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2019-03-25 09:59:20 AM  
Don't have a tv anymore. use it for a computer monitor.   People used to report news, now they 'interpret' it according to their beliefs..  DGAS what you think, what actually happened?  WGAS what your political bent is.   If you won't show the whole picture, STFU.   Used to be " WE can make this better"..  now we get " This is how I see it", while leaving out any facts that this person might disagree with..  "Journalism" is indeed dead.  When you have a full orchestra playing mood music to emphasize a specific storyline, and what news articles don't have that, you are attempting to manipulate the audience. Not your job. Present the facts.. all of the facts..  as with a jury, we will form our own opinion..  old school reporters did just that : the new bunch of wannabes tailor news according to their beliefs. And Hollywood needs to STFU.. if it wasn't for bad behavior, CGI and overly fat asses, those 'stars' would be flipping burgers somewhere.  At this point, I believe nothing I hear and maybe half of what I see.
Rant over.
 
2019-03-25 09:59:44 AM  

johnny_vegas: Nirbo: Nothing for the Canadians?

Peter Mansbridge is synonymous with CBC news.

Peter Jennings?

Morely Safer?
 
2019-03-25 10:00:04 AM  

Nirbo: Nothing for the Canadians?

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2019-03-25 10:02:24 AM  

Barfmaker: No Dan Rather?
There's no world left for this kind of work, it's forever changed.


Courage.
 
2019-03-25 10:02:40 AM  

Nirbo: Nothing for the Canadians?

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2019-03-25 10:04:20 AM  
It's worth noting that there are no cable newscasters on this list.  Not a single one.
 
2019-03-25 10:07:29 AM  
A slideshow is a new feature on websites that allows you to view a series of pictures one at a time.

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2019-03-25 10:15:49 AM  
You mean 'news readers'... and why are none of them under 50?  Younger people can read off of monitors too.
 
2019-03-25 10:20:00 AM  
Weekend Update: Jane, You Ignorant Slut - SNL
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2019-03-25 10:22:42 AM  
Hello, friends, I'm Jim Nantz.
 
2019-03-25 10:24:45 AM  
WTF is Jim Nantz doing on that list? Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite ... and Jim Nantz. I mean, he's fine at what he does, but that's mostly because he isn't Joe Buck.
 
2019-03-25 10:37:28 AM  
I was listening to my Pandora a few weeks ago and the 2nd movement of Beethoven's 9th Symphony came on. The Huntley/Brinkley Report immediately came to mind.

/ I'm old
// Aural manipulation existed pre-internet.
/// Three for the polity
 
2019-03-25 10:39:54 AM  
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2019-03-25 10:47:34 AM  
I grew up in Los Angeles in the 70s watching this lady's hair.
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2019-03-25 10:48:02 AM  
List fails without Ron Burgundy!
 
2019-03-25 10:48:54 AM  
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Robin.  Always Robin.
 
2019-03-25 10:52:11 AM  

oxnard_montalvo: Eric Sevareid
David Brinkley
Charles Kuralt

that is all...


Charles Kuralt was leading a double life with two families.
 
2019-03-25 10:58:53 AM  

Another Government Employee: I was listening to my Pandora a few weeks ago and the 2nd movement of Beethoven's 9th Symphony came on. The Huntley/Brinkley Report immediately came to mind.

/ I'm old
// Aural manipulation existed pre-internet.
/// Three for the polity


I was having my third movement and subby's mom came to mind
 
2019-03-25 11:01:54 AM  
Hughes Rudd.
 
2019-03-25 11:04:42 AM  

dwlah: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/c91XUyg9​iWM]


I'm glad to see that D.A. doesn't have a mustache, but I prefer Norm.
 
2019-03-25 11:08:42 AM  
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2019-03-25 11:38:16 AM  
Jon Stewart.  Certainly more trusted than pretty much all of his contemporaries.

/what, no Geraldo?
 
2019-03-25 11:39:20 AM  
Oh, and this guy:

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2019-03-25 11:41:10 AM  
No Howard Beale?
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2019-03-25 11:42:11 AM  
Hmmm...without looking at the list I wonder if any FOXNews people will be on the list.  (of course I assume there will be no MSNBC folks but since MSNBC and NBC are all part of the NBC News group, I will give them a pass)
 
2019-03-25 11:43:04 AM  

Priapetic: Oh, and this guy:

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Shaking tiny fist in a mad as hell manner
 
2019-03-25 11:43:22 AM  
Liz Claman, ldo.


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2019-03-25 11:44:31 AM  

bluenote13: Hmmm...without looking at the list I wonder if any FOXNews people will be on the list.


I can imagine the comments if there is comments section. "Whar Hannity! Whar Glen Beck! WHAR!"
 
2019-03-25 11:53:26 AM  
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No love for radio?
 
2019-03-25 12:18:09 PM  

jaytkay: Howard Beale



"I don't have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It's a depression. Everybody's out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel's worth. Banks are going bust. Shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter. Punks are running wild in the street and there's nobody anywhere who seems to know what to do, and there's no end to it. We know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat, and we sit watching our TVs while some local newscaster tells us that today we had fifteen homicides and sixty-three violent crimes, as if that's the way it's supposed to be.

We know things are bad - worse than bad. They're crazy. It's like everything everywhere is going crazy, so we don't go out anymore. We sit in the house, and slowly the world we are living in is getting smaller, and all we say is: 'Please, at least leave us alone in our living rooms. Let me have my toaster and my TV and my steel-belted radials and I won't say anything. Just leave us alone.'

Well, I'm not gonna leave you alone. I want you to get MAD! I don't want you to protest. I don't want you to riot - I don't want you to write to your congressman, because I wouldn't know what to tell you to write. I don't know what to do about the depression and the inflation and the Russians and the crime in the street. All I know is that first you've got to get mad. (shouting) You've got to say: 'I'm a human being, god-dammit! My life has value!

So, I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window. Open it, and stick your head out, and yell: 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take this anymore!

I want you to get up right now. Sit up. Go to your windows. Open them and stick your head out and yell - 'I'm as mad as hell and I'm not gonna take this anymore!' Things have got to change. But first, you've gotta get mad!...You've got to say, 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take this anymore!' Then we'll figure out what to do about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis. But first, get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and yell, and say it: 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take this anymore!"
 
2019-03-25 12:21:07 PM  
No Brian Williams? He's covered every major story from WW1 to being on the helicopter with Seal Team 6 that night.
 
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