For ‘World News,’ a distressing decline in standards

Media Outlet: 

Washington Times

ABC’s “World News,” once a leader in innovative journalism and international news, has become a program that provides predictable coverage, with only a few reporters apparently leaving the office to cover stories, said Chris Harper, professor of journalism at Temple, in an opinion piece. Correspondents reported … from Memphis, Tenn., and Ankara, Turkey, rather than using someone on location. Journalists relied on Skype for interviews in some instances. And unimpressive animation was employed in several reports.”