Jennings' Death Ushers in Uncertain Era

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. —David BauderJennings’ Death Ushers in Uncertain Era (AP|MyWay)

Tom Brokaw retired from NBC last November, and Dan Rather gave up the big chair at CBS in March. While there will certainly be good journalists who will fill in the anchor desks, never again will such a small group of people offer such a small range of choices to mass audiences.