That CBS would influence its journalists comes as no surprise to anybody that's been watching what's happened to American journalism over the last few decades. This is just the latest, and most blatant, in a long line, a nearly continuous line, of compromises in journalistic integrity. In fact: The word "journalism" has become so tainted in American media so as to be a running joke.
I have an ex-girlfriend that was a Journalism major and was once a journalist. She got out of it years and years ago, when she saw where it was headed. She is so embarrassed by what has become of the field she once loved that she tends to avoid mentioning it to people.
Journalists such as Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite must be spinning in their graves