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Paul Friedman discusses his CJR cover story on Howie Kurtz's Reliable Sources

Over the weekend, CJR contributor Paul Friedman appeared on Reliable Sources to discuss the subject of his CJR cover story, “Weighing anchors,” with host Howard Kurtz and Andrew Tyndall, of the Tyndall Report.

As the three major nightly news broadcasts work to develop distinctive identities, are they losing credibility? A short (nine minutes) but illuminating discussion, during which Paul reveals that he is ‘not immune to seeing a story about a cute animal.’

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