You can read all the details at PBS.org.
For us in the KQED newsroom, today's announcement is a reminder of the tremendous contributions Lehrer has made to our field. It inspired me to revisit the MacNeil/Lehrer Rules of Journalism. To me, the statements couldn't be a more concise or clear guide to ethical and quality journalism. Which is why I was pleased to read the Mr. Lehrer will remain involved in shaping the NewsHour's editorial direction.