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  • After CBS's Decision, Networks Face Many More

    10/26/2005 11:34:00 PM PDT · by ForGod'sSake · 53 replies · 1,470+ views
    NYT(The Grey Whore) ^ | Oct 27, 2005 | BILL CARTER
    That has helped create the circumstances that are driving some of the broader reconsiderations of the business. Leslie Moonves, the CBS chairman who made the switch to Mr. McManus, had stirred the pot most aggressively by stating last January that he was looking for something radical and even revolutionary to replace Mr. Rather - a move away from what he called the "voice of God" anchor. At one point Mr. Moonves was quoted suggesting that he would like to blow up CBS News entirely.Yesterday, Mr. Moonves said that comment was never serious and he had made it "out of frustration."...