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Media Circus: Dumbing Down The Evening News?

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Media Circus: Dumbing Down The Evening News?

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Earlier this week, Tony Blair called British media "a feral beast," while former CBS Evening News anchorman Dan Rather accused CBS of "dumbing down" the evening news. David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent, talks about what's happening in the media in this edition of Media Circus.

David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent