SXSW Keynote: Dan Rather
Rather is one of broadcast journalism’s most revered figures, especially known for his 24 years as anchor of CBS Evening News. In 2007, he was a Keynote speaker at SXSW Interactive and shared his experiences reporting on the Nixon administration during the Watergate scandal. He also emphasized the importance of independent news reporting and the courage needed to continue its honorable pursuit.
Journalist, Author, Steady Newsletter on Substack.
Dan Rather, American newscaster and author who covered some of the most important historical events of his time, including the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the Watergate scandal, during his four decades with CBS. He is now the author of the ""Steady"" newsletter on Substack and is a prominent presence on social media.
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