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116. Now that he's resigning, maybe he can get locate his integrity again
There's nothing praiseworthy about the consolidated corporate press. NOTHING.

The further away from the mainline journalists are, the more freedom they have to investigate and report without excessive commercially-biased filtering.
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  -DAN RATHER WILL STEP DOWN FROM CBS EVENING NEWS rodeodance  Nov-23-04 11:11 AM   #0 
  - ABC Scooped CBS on a CBS story?  shoelace414   Nov-23-04 11:11 AM   #1 
  - No kidding...my first thought too  dolo amber   Nov-23-04 11:12 AM   #2 
  - bwah-ha-ha-ha  fryguy   Nov-23-04 11:54 AM   #39 
  - It's either a leak or wishful thinking  Bozita   Nov-23-04 11:13 AM   #3 
  - Could just be another indicator of the state of CBS news  ROC   Nov-23-04 11:15 AM   #6 
  - WTF?!?!?!!? What now?  UL_Approved   Nov-23-04 11:15 AM   #4 
  - See here  neuvocat   Nov-23-04 11:18 AM   #10 
  - He and Rumsfeld are going to run their co-owned ranch!  clydefrand   Nov-23-04 11:45 AM   #34 
  - PREDICTION: FReepers and Bushistas live to regret going after Dan...  johnfunk   Nov-23-04 12:28 PM   #64 
     - It's like that line from "Shaft":  Dhalgren   Nov-23-04 12:59 PM   #76 
     - Tell your "insider" that we at DU support Dan Rather 100 percent  Straight Shooter   Nov-23-04 01:20 PM   #84 
     - Speak for yourself...  bendeminga   Nov-23-04 02:17 PM   #91 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-23-04 02:30 PM   #93 
           - When someone uses WE, and speaks for the group...  bendeminga   Nov-23-04 02:55 PM   #95 
              - Well, um,...you do not speak for "Just Me",...  Just Me   Nov-23-04 03:40 PM   #100 
                 - OK--what do you think about this?!  bendeminga   Nov-23-04 04:42 PM   #106 
     - I hope your information is correct.  Be Brave   Nov-23-04 04:36 PM   #105 
  - You know, I don't blame him one bit  SoCalDem   Nov-23-04 11:15 AM   #5 
  - I thought it was Jenning's ranch  goclark   Nov-23-04 12:03 PM   #47 
  - Isn't he 72?  tsuki   Nov-23-04 04:53 PM   #109 
  - and the Bushco purge continues..... (nt)  truthseeker1   Nov-23-04 11:16 AM   #7 
  - What's the frequency, Kenneth?  deutsey   Nov-23-04 11:17 AM   #8 
  - Could you explain that phrase for me  NoSunWithoutShadow   Nov-23-04 11:19 AM   #17 
     - Many years ago, Dan Rather was approached by someone  Shopaholic   Nov-23-04 11:28 AM   #21 
     - That's what the mugger said as he mugged Dan in NYC.  CottonBear   Nov-23-04 11:29 AM   #24 
     - Not sure if this is what you mean..  KDLarsen   Nov-23-04 11:29 AM   #25 
     - here's a story/explanation  peekaloo   Nov-23-04 11:33 AM   #28 
        - Can someone confirm this for me about Rather and JFK murder?  deutsey   Nov-23-04 11:40 AM   #31 
        - isn't it in his autobiography?  peekaloo   Nov-23-04 11:46 AM   #36 
           - What did he actually report after seeing the Zapruder film before  deutsey   Nov-23-04 11:48 AM   #37 
              - here  peekaloo   Nov-23-04 11:57 AM   #42 
                 - Thanks....I saw that too.  deutsey   Nov-23-04 12:10 PM   #51 
        - Thanks everybody. n/t  NoSunWithoutShadow   Nov-23-04 11:57 AM   #43 
  - John Roberts has been looking awfully happy lately.  peekaloo   Nov-23-04 11:17 AM   #9 
  - Another victim on Rove's hit list  soleft   Nov-23-04 11:18 AM   #11 
  - Is this because of the Bush National Guard story?  imenja   Nov-23-04 11:18 AM   #12 
  - Only freepers will say that's the reason  Sparkle   Nov-23-04 11:19 AM   #18 
     - WaPo guy talking on msnbc is saying it is because of the story.  djmaddox1   Nov-23-04 11:45 AM   #35 
     - Only we will try to say it isn't the reason  Truman01   Nov-23-04 12:03 PM   #45 
  - I heard a rumor  Isere   Nov-23-04 11:18 AM   #13 
  - unlikely.  jdj   Nov-23-04 11:22 AM   #19 
     - Remaining silent about this is not a good idea.  BrightKnight   Nov-23-04 05:40 PM   #111 
  - Just on now at CNN too  pk_du   Nov-23-04 11:19 AM   #14 
  - Just got a flash news notice from MSNBC  Shopaholic   Nov-23-04 11:29 AM   #23 
  - That's too bad. He was one of the few that wasn't a media whore.  Sparkle   Nov-23-04 11:19 AM   #15 
  - And that would be why he's gone.....  wovenpaint   Nov-23-04 11:57 AM   #41 
  - story link from CBS  cal04   Nov-23-04 11:19 AM   #16 
  - I'm pissed.  jdj   Nov-23-04 11:24 AM   #20 
     - Bush in flagrante delecto with Condi wouldn't even be enough-  demokatgurrl   Nov-23-04 12:21 PM   #59 
        - the racist south voted him in remember?  jdj   Nov-23-04 06:17 PM   #115 
           - It wasnt the racist south. Learn to read a map.  Boosterman   Nov-24-04 08:57 PM   #123 
  - not surprising  Cush   Nov-23-04 11:28 AM   #22 
  - Crap! Why does *everybody* roll over like that?  Lex   Nov-23-04 11:31 AM   #26 
  - my thoughts exactly!  leQ   Nov-23-04 11:33 AM   #27 
     - He's 73 years old!!  DWolper   Nov-23-04 02:52 PM   #94 
  - Maybe He'll Go Somewhere Else...Suggestions Anyone?  Dinger   Nov-23-04 11:35 AM   #29 
  - CBS left actual news behind.  bullimiami   Nov-23-04 11:39 AM   #30 
  - CNN says he is going to stay at CBS and 60 minutes  SW FL Dem   Nov-23-04 11:44 AM   #33 
  - I think its a good thing  Brundle_Fly   Nov-23-04 11:42 AM   #32 
  - This is a demotion!!!  Ima   Nov-23-04 03:42 PM   #101 
  - Freepers Win  rust1d   Nov-23-04 11:51 AM   #38 
  - He's still going to actively pursue stories & do reports.  Lex   Nov-23-04 11:56 AM   #40 
  - You have a dead link (nt)  99Pancakes   Nov-23-04 12:06 PM   #48 
  - I just dont see.....  dennis4868   Nov-23-04 12:10 PM   #52 
  - That is ridiculous. Clinton was news, and Rather had to report it. ABC  saracat   Nov-23-04 12:55 PM   #75 
     - I remember in the 1990s....  dennis4868   Nov-23-04 09:05 PM   #118 
  - But if their beliefs tend to the right.....  Bridget Burke   Nov-23-04 12:18 PM   #56 
  - Bingo!  Laelth   Nov-23-04 01:07 PM   #79 
  - one time he said...  alexisfree   Nov-23-04 12:02 PM   #44 
  - Bless his heart, he's 73 !  Catchawave   Nov-23-04 12:03 PM   #46 
  - Dan's ratings are down.  Left in IL   Nov-23-04 12:06 PM   #49 
  - Gosh, I didn't know that.  Bridget Burke   Nov-23-04 12:19 PM   #57 
  - Actually it was the opposite.  Sparkle   Nov-23-04 12:41 PM   #67 
  - Ratings were down  Left in IL   Nov-23-04 06:14 PM   #114 
  - a few tidbits on Rather  Zan_of_Texas   Nov-23-04 12:10 PM   #50 
  - As I write in my post above, Rather erroneously reported  deutsey   Nov-23-04 12:12 PM   #54 
  - Yeah, well I'm talking about more than that.  Zan_of_Texas   Nov-23-04 01:00 PM   #77 
     - His "mistake" was just one of many interesting coincidences  deutsey   Nov-23-04 01:45 PM   #86 
  - He was on our side?  MrsCheaplaugh   Nov-23-04 01:17 PM   #82 
  - Why is this news?  Cicero   Nov-23-04 12:11 PM   #53 
  - On the ABC message board, their is neo-cons ripping Rather.  Demrock6   Nov-23-04 12:25 PM   #62 
  - Maybe we'll be hearing that Dan will be heading the new AAR news division  Ducks In A Row   Nov-23-04 12:16 PM   #55 
  - and All Franken will replace Rather at CBS  Dr Ron   Nov-23-04 12:24 PM   #61 
     - Al's going into politics, thinking of running for Senator somewhere I hear  Ducks In A Row   Nov-23-04 12:31 PM   #65 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-04 08:18 PM   #121 
  - doesn't surprise me. In the end, anyone who crosses bushco gets it.  goodboy   Nov-23-04 12:19 PM   #58 
  - The Bush junta will be smug, but...  CBHagman   Nov-23-04 12:23 PM   #60 
  - Noooooooo!!  Endangered Specie   Nov-23-04 12:25 PM   #63 
  - I don't blame him for stepping down  et in Arcadia ego...   Nov-23-04 12:39 PM   #66 
  - I predict Dan will pull an LBJ and change his plans to spite ABC.  Merlin   Nov-23-04 12:42 PM   #68 
  - He and CBS made a mistake and apoligised yet...  sonicx   Nov-23-04 12:44 PM   #69 
  - Don't let the door hit you on the way out  CityDem   Nov-23-04 12:46 PM   #70 
  - Kerry's campaign shouldn't have touched it either way  sonicx   Nov-23-04 12:53 PM   #73 
  - If the media had done their work...  Bridget Burke   Nov-23-04 02:06 PM   #88 
  - I agree  Boosterman   Nov-25-04 01:44 AM   #124 
  - My God! This is a tragedy.  saracat   Nov-23-04 12:49 PM   #71 
  - You got to give the Bush admin credit.  Prisonerohio   Nov-23-04 12:50 PM   #72 
  - His speech nearly made me cry.  YellowRubberDuckie   Nov-23-04 12:54 PM   #74 
  - Everyone Retires.  Hard Attack   Nov-23-04 01:04 PM   #78 
  - This is too bad. Dan Rather is the only anchorman I like.  high density   Nov-23-04 01:08 PM   #80 
  - first CBS news director moves to CNN yesterday  medeak   Nov-23-04 01:09 PM   #81 
  - Jon Stewart will replace him!!!! n/t  VegasWolf   Nov-23-04 01:18 PM   #83 
  - Is this true?  Left Brain   Nov-23-04 01:57 PM   #87 
     - Sorry, just kidding. n/t  VegasWolf   Nov-23-04 02:14 PM   #89 
  - What?  Champ   Nov-23-04 01:37 PM   #85 
  - DU The CNN Poll - PLEASE  Dinger   Nov-23-04 02:14 PM   #90 
  - Great- now he can write a tell all book that will be ignored.  Dr Fate   Nov-23-04 02:19 PM   #92 
  - Aaron Brown  DWolper   Nov-23-04 03:00 PM   #96 
  - I thought they were grooming John Roberts...  AngryOldDem   Nov-23-04 03:35 PM   #98 
  - Good.  American Tragedy   Nov-23-04 03:31 PM   #97 
  - Are you for real?  Lu Kang   Nov-23-04 03:56 PM   #102 
     - You have totally distorted what I said. Allow me to explain.  American Tragedy   Nov-23-04 05:38 PM   #110 
  - Too bad they don't replace  Baja Margie   Nov-23-04 03:38 PM   #99 
  - I thought this might happen  Lu Kang   Nov-23-04 03:58 PM   #103 
  - I hope Dan doesn't forget his roots and doesn't blow us off!  0007   Nov-23-04 04:13 PM   #104 
  - It was really annoying to see this . . .  tilsammans   Nov-23-04 04:47 PM   #107 
  - It's no secret Dan's daughter Robin is very active in Dem circles in Tx.  Dover   Nov-23-04 04:52 PM   #108 
  - I read in a book  suegeo   Nov-23-04 05:40 PM   #112 
  - A sad day...Dan said it himself! ..no replacement named. Congrats Rove!  EndElectoral   Nov-23-04 05:49 PM   #113 
  - Now that he's resigning, maybe he can get locate his integrity again  0rganism   Nov-23-04 07:09 PM   #116 
  - Seems he is finally getting what he dished out to Walter Kronkite  candy331   Nov-23-04 07:30 PM   #117 
     - What?  DWolper   Nov-23-04 09:16 PM   #119 
        - I'd like to know also.  Ima   Nov-23-04 10:09 PM   #120 
  - No real tinfoil here, folks. He's in his early 70s. Besides,  HypnoToad   Nov-24-04 08:21 PM   #122 
 

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