Writer: I might have my family turn off game shows and watch the news during dinner

A.V. Club

"Until tonight, I don’t know that I’d watched a complete network nightly news broadcast since the ‘80s, when my family would watch the news every night during dinner," Noel Murray writes after checking out Brian Williams's newscast. "The half-hour I spent with 'The NBC Nightly News' left me with some respect for the old-fashioned values of 'this is how it is' broadcasting, backed up by real reporting from the field." He's thinking about introducing his family to the nightly news.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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