Top Five Journalists InTheWorld
By Fatima Iftikhar
Referred to as the ‘most trusted man in America’,Walter Cronkite was the former anchor and managing
editor of the show CBS Evening News withWalter Cronkite.
A correspondent for United Press duringWorldWar II, he famously covered the Nuremberg trials in
Germany. After joining CBS, he reported on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the battles over civil
rights, theVietnam War, the Apollo moon landings, the death of Beatles musician John Lennon and the
Considered a pioneer in broadcast journalism, he was famous for his catchphrase “And that’s the way it is,”
at the end of every bulletin.A winner of numerous awards, his 1996 autobiography, A Reporter’s Life, was
also a best seller. He died in 2009 aged 92.