'Free Speech' Dead at CBS 'Evening News'...

...among other format changes under the new Rick Kaplan era.

PublicEye editor Brian Montopoli passed along the usual talking points senior management in broadcast news outlets always give when they are trying to save a sinking ship. You know the drill. "This time, more hard news. We swear!"

Unfortunately Montopoli left out some hard news in his own March 12 blog post:

He failed to address Kaplan's Clinton ties nor Kaplan's post-Memogate defense of Dan Rather.

We at NewsBusters did, just check the links in the preceding paragraph.

For Montopoli's post, check out CBS's PublicEye blog.

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