Fred W. Friendly's Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . . PDF

By Fred W. Friendly

ISBN-10: 0394421736

ISBN-13: 9780394421735

This discourse at the value of tv in society offers Friendly's uncannily prescient perspectives at the corrosive influence of cash at the information company, the sensationalization of reports reporting, and the viewing public's urge for food for caliber broadcasting.

With Edward R. Murrow, Fred pleasant virtually invented tv journalism. via telling anecdotes and penetrating research, he remembers his collaborations with Murrow, from their stinging documentary on Senator Joseph McCarthy to CBS's pioneering assurance of the burgeoning civil rights and anti-Vietnam warfare routine. pleasant additionally recounts his resignation as president of CBS information in 1966, whilst the community ran reruns of i like Lucy rather than Senate hearings at the conflict in Vietnam. Following that debatable choice, he begun scripting this memorable book.

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