For me, CBS News was long the undisputed leader in principled and professional reporting. I can’t help but see Dan Rather’s departure as an ominous portent for the future of CBS News and all broadcast news, especially given the pop-culture celebrity who soon will take his former anchor seat.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.