WEIGHING ANCHORS

AFTER ANOTHER CLASH OVER TURF, THE CBS EVENING NEWS MAY NO LONGER BE BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH DAN RATHER AND CONNIE CHUNG

One of the basic troubles with radio and television news is that both instruments have grown up as an incompatible combination of show business, advertising and news . When you get all three under one roof, the dust never settles. --Edward R. Murrow

On June 1, 1993, Dan Rather and Connie Chung co-anchored the CBS Evening News for the first time, and the dust has never settled. Unfortunately for CBS, their ratings have: in third place among the U.S. networks, behind ABC's World News Tonight and the NBC Nightly News. But then, the news that Dan and Connie make is sometimes...

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