Unsilent Revolution

Unsilent Revolution

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Unsilent Revolution is the story of the impact television news has had on politics, current events and the print media. Looking at major events over the past four decades, this work is an episodic history of the rise and ascendency of television news. Donovan and Scherer have used several unpublished journalists' accounts in this book, which differs from other studies in that it synthesizes scholarly sources along with first-hand experiences. Robert J. Donovan was chief of the Washington bureau of the New York Herald Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. He is currently a writer in Washington, D.C. Ray Scherer was a member of the NBC News Washington staff when its television broadcasts began in 1947. He was NBC's White House correspondent during the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations and, later, NBC London correspondent.In listing interpretive and analytical writing as special instruments for newspapers in combatting television competition, ... By the mid- 1950s it was not uncommon to see a full page in a newspaper devoted to listings, television advertisements, and stories about television. ... By 1980 the Los Angeles Times had eleven reporters assigned full time to covering television. ... In the mid- 1950s, managing editors around the country, complaining that the magazine TV Guide seemed to haveanbsp;...

Title:Unsilent Revolution
Author:Robert J. Donovan, Raymond L. Scherer
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1992-03-27


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