CBS News has launched Public Eye. Editor Vaughn Ververs explains that the blog “aims to make the operations and deliberations of CBS News more visible and transparent to our readers and viewers.”
Ververs continues: “No one at CBS expects to make a bundle on Public Eye. No one thinks it will boost ratings or become the next CSI or Google. No one thinks itâ€™s a great publicity stunt. We think, we hope, it is the right thing to do for CBS News, for journalism and for our readers and viewers.”
This afternoon, the blog took readers inside the network’s 10:30am editorial meeting. “The mere fact that we were allowed into the meeting — let alone with a video camera — should not be taken lightly. Frankly, itâ€™s a huge step. Not many news organizations have let in the light like this,” Ververs says. More…
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