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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The back story of television and broadcast journalism --
Radio news in World War II and the rise of television --
The beginning of commercial television in America --
The ambitious birth of television news --
Television during World War II : improvisation amidst shortages --
The fight over postwar television --
The power of the visuals : journalists dismiss the potential of television news --
Postwar news : rediscovering local and national stories --
A guest in the living room : the evolution of the television newscaster --
The 1948 political conventions : politicians and journalists meet the "all-encompassing eye" --
Lost autonomy : television success brings more oversight and competition --
The new mass medium : the CBS newscast emerges as television's news format --
The impact and importance of the 1940s CBS television newscasts.
|Series Title:||Mediating American history, v. 7.|
Did you know Ed Murrow once wished aloud that television had never been invented? That was just one of many things I learned from this fine account of the beginning of TV news. Masterful research and
- Television broadcasting of news -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- CBS News -- History.
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- CBS News -- History
- Television broadcasting of news -- United States -- History -- 20th century