Fred W. Friendly — American Producer born on October 30, 1915, died on March 03, 1998

Fred W. Friendly was a president of CBS News and the creator, along with Edward R. Murrow, of the documentary television program See It Now. He originated the concept of public-access television cable TV channels... (wikipedia)

The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
Television makes so much at its worst that it can't afford to do its best.
Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies.