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The decade that shaped television news : CBS in the 1950s

Author: Sig Mickelson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Prager, 1998.
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Television news made meteoric progress in the 1950s. It rose from being a plaything for the rich to a major factor in informing the American public, and an aggressive rival to newspapers, radio, and news magazines. This volume is an insider's account of the arduous and frequently critical steps undertaken by inexperienced staffs in the development of television news, documentaries, and sports broadcasts. The author,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Mickelson, Sig.
Decade that shaped television news.
Westport, Conn. : Prager, 1998
(DLC) 97032044
(OCoLC)37721243
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sig Mickelson
ISBN: 9780313367014 0313367019
OCLC Number: 518441363
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 242 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Decade That Shaped Television News; 1 The Search for a Road Map; 2 The First Awkward Steps; 3 A New Star on the Horizon; 4 Driving Television's Golden Spike; 5 A New Species of Documentary: The Birth of "See It Now"; 6 Breaking New Ground; 7 Blacklisting and the Exploitation of Fear; 8 Not So Strange Bedfellows: Politics and Television; 9 Television News Comes of Age; 10 The Great Airplane Race; 11 The Corporation Declares a Cease-Fire; 12 Aftermath of the Cease-Fire; 13 Spare the Rod but Don't Spoil the Picture
Responsibility: Sig Mickelson.

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Television news made great progress in the 1950s, challenging other forms of media. The author, the first President of CBS News, provides an account of the arduous and frequently critical steps taken  Read more...

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