“All The Networks Are Running Scared”

By Brian 

Bill McLaughlin, a professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University and 25-year correspondent at CBS and NBC, says NBC Univeral’s cutbacks are “cowardly.” In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, he sounds off:

“NBC is already cut to the bone. The cuts will be painful. They will weaken NBC.”

And: “All the networks are running scared. They’ve never figured out a way to not use people to cover the news. You need bodies…. The incompetence is amazing.”

He expects a round of cutbacks “all over the place” after the midterms. More…