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Now the news : the story of broadcast journalism

Author: Edward Bliss
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This now-classic text by an insider, a former writer-producer at CBS News, chronicles the history of broadcast journalism in the U.S. from its beginning in radio through its rise as the most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bliss
ISBN: 023104402X 9780231044028 0231044038 9780231044035
OCLC Number: 22731482
Description: xiii, 575 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The natal circumstances --
Growing pains ... and pleasures --
The Founding Fathers --
"The world's most famous baby has been kidnapped" --The press-radio war --
"The first fine careless rapture" --
The oracles --
"Time marches on!" --
"Hello, America, London calling ..." --
Radio's first war correspondents --
Munich --
"Steady, reliable, and restrained" --
War: the people listened --
Ankara to Singapore --
The Battle of Britain --
"We interrupt this program ..." --
Into North Africa and Italy --
And into Normandy --
Victory in Europe --
The other war --
A new day --
Radio's revolution --
Edward R. Murrow, V.P. --
The greatest political show on earth --
The roving eye --
Era of fear --
The electronic politician --
Korea --
Time out for ratings --
The alarm clock war --
Magazines of the air --
"In greater depth and in broader scope" --
"Let freedom ring" --
"If you're white and a male, O.K." --
A season for sorrow --
War: the people watched --
Knights of the camera --
Out of this world --
Those panel shows --
Conversations --
Jewel in the crown --
Nixon vs. the Nets --
Electronic coverage: Congress and the courts --
The longest battle --
Cable: a major competitor --
The fourth revolution --
Local ain't so local anymore --
Time of trial --
End of an era --
A new age.
Responsibility: Edward Bliss, Jr.

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"Bliss was there as radio news became of age in World War II and as television news was born. From his vast personal knowledge and prodigious research he has fashioned this fascinating chronicle of Read more...

 
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