Walter Cronkite

Newscasters Shouldn't Become TV Stars

David Martin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada
David Martin

It's been clear for some time now that television network news is no longer solely populated by journalists. It's not for nothing that the coined word infotainment has gained currency. In an atmosphere like that, is it any wonder that news correspondents become news personalities who in turn become Hollywood stars?

Watching the Watchdog: Will Microsoft Produce the Next Walter Cronkite?

Tim Knight | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Once upon a time when the world was young and had hope, and global warming, the one per cent and social media hadn't yet been invented, there truly was a golden age for TV news in North America. Could Microsoft bring that golden age back since its split from MSNBC?

CTV Iron Man Lloyd Robertson Calls it a Day

Bill Brioux | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada
Bill Brioux

Life will go on for viewers, but we'll miss the man with the deep voice, gravitas and, yes, ever-changing hair.