RIP Walter Cronkite, Missouri native starting career in KC

17 07 2009

CronkiteHis like has been unseen since he left the air, much to journalism’s loss.




2 responses

18 07 2009

I really liked Glenn Greenwald’s take today.

18 07 2009

Thanks for the link, Matt. That’s a good piece. I agree totally with his take on Russert, who still gets lionized today. What an establishment shill he was — a key part of the decline of the broadcast journalism estate Cronkite helped build.

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