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July 17, 2009


Dan Woog

I also suspect Walter Cronkite won't have a funeral at the Staples Center -- though he had quite a bit more impact on our country than that other guy.


And now that he's gone, there's some evidence (http://www.timepolls.com/hppolls/archive/poll_results_417.html) that America's most-trusted "newscaster" is Jon Stewart.

Which says a lot about the state of TV journalism in this country.

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