Nothing has reshaped broadcast journalism more than the shifting balance between news and commentary. Whether it's the political horserace or the policy issues of the day, partisan rancor all too often supplants reasoned debate, leaving viewers in search of the facts and insights they need. In this edition of In the National Interest I talk with legal analyst, author and television host Dan Abrams about his upcoming primetime program on NewsNation, Dan Abrams Live, which will take on that challenge by delivering what audiences need and aren't getting -- an informed, civil and clear-eyed perspective that can help them understand not only the issues of the day, but also why coming together to discuss them in reasoned debate matters.
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