May 13, 1999 12:00 AM

Contrary to popular belief, Charlie Rose does not talk more than his guests. The PBS talk-show host (who is also now on CBS’ “60 Minutes II”) was recently scrutinized by Brill’s Content magazine, a journalism review. “In December,” says the mag, “we watched five random episodes of his late-night talk show to see how much talk actually came from Rose and how much came from his guests.” And? “Charlie just chatted 23% of the time.”

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