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Author: Michael W Doyle; Michael J Schmiedeler; Karen Heisler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004, ©1998.
Series: Media under siege.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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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,  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Doyle; Michael J Schmiedeler; Karen Heisler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 67619466
Performer(s): Narrator: Gus Gnorski.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Media under siege.
Other Titles: Television media :
Responsibility: University of Notre Dame ; producers, Michael J. Schmiedeler and Michael W. Doyle ; writer, Karen Heisler.

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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.

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