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discussion than having heads of state or people from Hollywood and things of that kind. Rose is doing, in my book, a very, very good job. There's room for both of them. Whether this will ever supplant television or radio, I don't know. Do you spend much time with the computer?


Moderate. For research purposes I enjoy--


But you're not using it for Internet or--


I do, occasionally, for research purposes. I use Meadnet, the paper service to pick up stories. For example, for today I picked up most--though I'd read many of them, I picked up most of the stories on the Fox purchase of CBS. I do it for those kinds of purposes. I'm not a big user; I don't have time. If I had time--that's exactly the issue we were talking about--I would be a devotee, because I'm fascinated by the intricacies, in and out.

I don't have the time it takes in the day even to necessarily check my e-mail every day--which is now coming from all over the world. I mean, there are fabulous benefits, but you're right-- a person only has so many hours a day.

I also wonder if that kind of technology, no matter how interactive it becomes in technological terms, will ever replace what we can see in a conversation with a really fine interviewer like Charlayne Hunter-Gault or Charlie Rose. I think we may need to see that interaction between two people to be able to receive the information the way we should.


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