October 12, 1996 |
The young and the restless occupied the thoughts of many of the 2,500 news directors and executives gathered at the Los Angeles Convention Center this week. No, the attendees at the 51st annual convention of the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. (RTNDA), which winds up today, were not talking soap operas. But several participants expressed alarm during the three-day event over a survey that underscored the growing generation gap in the dwindling audience for network television news.