Charles Has “A Kind Of Egolessness”

By Brian 

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In Friday’s Los Angeles Times, Robert Lloyd wonders what kind of anchor Charles Gibson will be. He writes:

“He isn’t dashing like Jennings, or a flak-jacket reporter like Dan Rather, where Woodruff — globe-trotting, multilingual, embedded — was a bit of both. He’s likable without having to work at it and communicates an air of capability, like an early Ford, and the sense of being a team player. One imagines he’d be a good dinner guest, that he wouldn’t dominate the conversation, even though his stories would be better than anyone’s, and that he’d help with the dishes afterward.

His signal quality, I think, is a kind of egolessness.” Here’s the rest…

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