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On 50th anniversary, CBS honors Cronkite’s fairness and accuracy

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By Krystal Klei

Monday, April 16, 2012
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Fifty years ago today, Walter Cronkite sat down at the CBS news anchor desk for the first time. Today, CBS honors his legacy and the core values he established. Cronkite's legacy remains important as social media pressures journalists to be first, rather than right. Cronkite News reporter Krystal Klei traveled to CBS in New York for this look back.

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