One of the longest running rumors on the TV news circuit came true last night when NBC announced it's replacing David Gregory on "Meet the Press," handing the reigns over to White House correspondent Chuck Todd. "Meet the Press" has been in a ratings free fall over the last year, but in truth, it’s never been the same since Tim Russert’s death in 2008.


Callie Crossley is the host of WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University.

Jon Kelleris a political analyst for WBZ.

Tom Fiedler is the dean of Boston University's College of Communication.