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Susan Zirinsky steps down as CBS president, and why the near-constant shuffling of news leaders in prominent newsrooms.

Courtesy Images; Illustration by Variety
Courtesy Images; Illustration by Variety

What’s Behind the Big Shuffle Among TV News Executives?

“There’s reason for the revolving door in the top news suite. The near-constant shuffling of news leaders in some of TV’s most prominent newsrooms has less to do with the old process of gathering facts and is tied instead to the spate of senior management changes within the ranks of executives who run the largest media conglomerates.”

CBS News Will Try to Reinvent Itself, Again

In an interview as she prepares to step down as news division head, Susan Zirinsky said, “I feel I have given my entire soul into rebuilding this organization.”