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Old 09-16-2004, 10:42 AM  
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CBS CONCERN OVER VIEWERSHIP PLUNGE

XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX THU SEPT 16, 2004 11:42:09 ET XXXXX

CBS CONCERN OVER VIEWERSHIP PLUNGE; RATHER RATINGS FADE IN MAJOR MARKETS

CBS executives on both coasts have become concerned in recent days that Dan Rather's EVENING NEWS broadcast has plunged in the ratings since the anchor presented questionable documents about Bush's National Guard service.

NIELSEN numbers released this week show Rather fading and trailing his rivals in every Top 10 city, other than San Francisco, with audience margins in some cities running more than 6 to 1 against CBS!

Executives fear many voters inclined to vote for Bush are now switching off Rather.

"The audience appears to [be] polarized," a top CBS source said from LOS ANGELES on Thursday. "Rightly or wrongly, we're being perceived as 'anti-Bush,' which I do not think is fair to Dan, who is a fine journalist... of course we do not like to see the ratings coming back the way they are this week."

In Philadelphia, the nation's #4 market, Rather pulled a 2.6 rating/5 share on Tuesday night against ABC's 13.3 rating/23 share and NBC's 4.0/7.

In Chicago, Rather hit a 2.3/5 to ABC's 9.2/20.

CBS trailed ABC by more than 2 to 1 in Los Angeles.

And in the nation's top market, New York, Rather finished not only behind NBC NIGHTLY NEWS and ABC WORLD NEWS TONIGHT -- but also pulled less audience than reruns of the SIMPSONS, WILL & GRACE and KING OF QUEENS.

Rather finished dead last in New York during the 6:30 pm timeslot among all broadcast channels tracked by NIELSEN on Tuesday.

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Old 09-16-2004, 10:49 AM   #2
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Can we officially say that this story has backfired?
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Old 09-16-2004, 10:50 AM   #3
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NIELSEN numbers released this week show Rather fading and trailing his rivals in every Top 10 city, other than San Francisco,
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Old 09-16-2004, 10:58 AM   #4
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Can we officially say that this story has backfired?
Yep. Ain't it great....
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:07 AM   #5
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:14 AM   #6
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The only decent journalists CBS employs anymore are Bob Schefert and Charles Osgood.
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:17 AM   #7
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Fortunately the CBS numbers are still good in San Francisco...
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:20 AM   #8
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Where are Fox numbers? I have heard during the campaign, they are railing on.




Anyway, what liberal needs CBS? After all, Air America is coming on strong any time now.
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:25 AM   #9
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Can we officially say that this story has backfired?
What you are seeing is a textbook definition of a "backlash".
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:27 AM   #10
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Fortunately the CBS numbers are still good in San Francisco...
lol, they are true believers there. Hey Jaz, I hear there are rooms for rent in the Castro district. .
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:47 AM   #11
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Im surprised Rather even had ratings before this hit. I haven't watched him in years........
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:48 AM   #12
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Im surprised Rather even had ratings before this hit. I haven't watched him in years........
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Old 09-16-2004, 11:59 AM   #13
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You get rep just for your name. Special Ed should be jealous.
There might be some posters he should steer clear of, though. Pass the word to Special Ed, . . . and HC_Chief due to his avatar.
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Old 09-16-2004, 12:28 PM   #14
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lol, they are true believers there. Hey Jaz, I hear there are rooms for rent in the Castro district. .
Hey, Justin....

I've got an "extra" room in my basement if you are lookin....
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Old 09-16-2004, 12:31 PM   #15
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