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The Ticker: MSNBC, ABC, Trivia…

> PRNewser has the video of a Rachel Maddow segment last night where she called out AIG for hiring PR firms. “We’re paying the Bill for PR firms to spin us?” she asked.

> ABC’s World News launches a series tonight featuring stories from production staff “embedded” with families around the country, chronicling their daily struggles. The producers use DV cameras and contribute video clips and blog posts (here’s one) for the next few months.

> On this day 28 years ago, this man signed off as anchor after almost 19 years in the role. Click continued to see who it was…


Walter Cronkite left the anchor desk at the CBS Evening News on March 6, 1981:

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