This is Leslie wanting a change and so do I.
This is the right time for Leslie to make a change and the right time for me to make a change
I plan to talk to a lot of people and structure my life in a way that might have a bit more flexibility and a lot more fun factor, ... I don't intend to rush (into a job). I have the luxury of time.
He added, ''I wish him only the best.
That's totally ridiculous, ... I would say on a scale of 1 to 100 that had zero to do with it. The organization has moved on.
feel bound by the traditional definition of what makes a CBS News anchor.
dedication to his craft and his remarkable skills as a reporter are legendary.
He has symbolized the 'CBS Evening News' for nearly a quarter century, ... He'll continue to apply his talents to everything he does at CBS News.
Ten years in this job is a really long time. These are tough assignments. I'm pleased I'm leaving in an amicable, civilized, mutually respectful way. Leslie felt it was time for a change and so did I.
We should not have used them. That was a mistake, which we deeply regret.
There is a long-standing tradition in the mainstream press of middle-of-the-road journalism that is objective and fair. I would hate to see that fall victim to a panic about the Fox effect.