WorldCat Identities

Doyle, Michael M.

Works: 5 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 322 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN4731, 174.9097
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael M Doyle
Media manipulation new game for big business( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many newspapers, magazines, television and cable networks, and local television and radio stations are owned by large corporations with diverse interests outside of their media holdings-from the defense industry to theme parks. This program examines the relationship between the large corporate owners and the daily operation of their media outlets. It reveals how much power and control owners exercise over news judgment, and suggests that corporate controllers may be practicing their own brand of media censorship by slanting the news. Can Americans believe what they read, see, and hear?
Headlines or hype?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people rely on television newscasts to keep them informed. Yet, a recent Gallup poll says that only 21 percent of Americans rated television media as "very or mostly honest." Faced with declining ratings, increased competition, and intensified attention to the bottom line, television news organizations have been criticized for turning daily newscasts into "info-tainment." This program profiles the history of the electronic media, reveals its biases and tendencies toward sensationalism and exploitation, and highlights the challenges facing networks and local stations in the the current, sensation-seeking culture
Four corners( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Liz Jackson speaks to convicted paedophile Dennis Ferguson. The program looks at Ferguson's life and his crimes and asks if he is sorry for what he's done and how he believes he should be treated. This program talks to politicians, doctors and activists about the Ferguson case and the broader issues it raises. Is it possible for someone who has committed a crime against children to be re-integrated into society and if so how do we go about doing that?
Smugglers' paradise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Australia spends millions of dollars to stop the flow of asylum seeker boats, its efforts are constantly undermined by criminals and corrupt military and government officials. These operators have worked in secret ... until now
Media under siege freedom of the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.32 for Smugglers' ... to 0.38 for Four corne ...)