Press: Newswatch: The Decline of the Furrowed Face

The Decline of the Furrowed Face

One of the most prestigious jobs in broadcasting--that of commentator on the evening network news--has become an endangered species. On CBS, Commentator Bill Moyers hasn't appeared on Dan Rather's program once this year. Over on ABC, George Will figures he has been seen with Peter Jennings on World News Tonight fewer than 20 times since Labor Day. Only at NBC does John Chancellor appear faithfully three times a week with Tom Brokaw.

Moyers and Will recently commiserated with each other on their long absences from the news broadcasts. They do not feel "particularly aggrieved," Will reports, but do feel frustrated. Perhaps...

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