For a solid string of decades, the networks' evening news was the glamorous national campfire, where Americans gathered everyday to get the news. Now, we're all over the place — from You Tube to Colbert. But the Big Three are still battling in their shrinking pond.
This hour, On Point: Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz on the last great television news war.Guests:
Howard Kurtz, media reporter for The Washington Post and host of CNN's "Reliable Sources," his new book is "Reality Show: Inside the Last Great Television News War."
Douglas Rushkoff, lecturer on technology, media, and popular culture at New York University and author of "Get Back in the Box: Innovation From the Inside Out" and "Coercion: Why We Listen to What 'They' Say."
This program aired on November 1, 2007.