(Kent Harrington, a former senior CIA analyst, served as National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, Chief of Station in Asia and the CIA's Director of Public Affairs.)Wall Street sees its share of contrarian investors; the media business not so much. That's what makes Nexstar Media Group's launch of a national news program that intends to cut across broadcast journalism's current conventions unusual. Who knows if Thomas Jefferson, the Founding Father who understood completely the importance of the press, would click on the channel, if he was surfing news programs today? But one thing's for sure: he would welcome another member of the news media into the fray.
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