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Network News / Economics #107899

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) Indications of economy problems in network news ind. examined; number laid off at CBS cited as example Details given, scenes shown. [Courtesy CNN, Dan RATHER - hopes for unity.] Rather's written protest of CBS management, appearing in today's "New York Times", outlined. [Ed BRADLEY - hopes organization survives with integrity.] Econs. involved in industry considered. [Prof. Edwin DIAMOND - notes management wants major profits now.] [Fired reporter Ike PAPPAS - reacts to termination after 24 years with CBS.] [DIAMOND - cites relationship between management's actions and quality of bdcsts.]

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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