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Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Responsibilities Of Television, The; Part II

Part of Press and the People.

01/24/1959

Louis Lyons continues his interview with America’s foremost television journalist Edward R. Murrow on the state of television broadcasting. _-_ Murrow believes that the program structure is in imbalance, and that the American television audience is being fed a diet of programming that insulates them from the realities of the world around. _-_ Louis Lyons talks to Murrow about the relationship between media broadcasting and press journalism.


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Series
Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People
Program
Responsibilities Of Television, The; Part II
Program Number

9

Series Description

Louis Lyons hosts this series of programs that discuss the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day. Series release date: 1958

Program Description

Louis Lyons continues his interview with America’s foremost television journalist, Edward R. Murrow, on the state of television broadcasting. Murrow believes that the program structure in imbalance and that the American television audience is being fed a diet of programming that insulates them from the realities of the world around. Louis Lyons talks to Murrow about the relationship between media broadcasting and press journalism.

Keywords: American society and culture Television broadcasting Media and society History Journalism

Subject heading: Historical television programs

Proper names: Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- Murrow, Edward R. Lyford, Joseph Brydon, Loyd

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Mass Media--History--United States
Education in mass media
Mass media criticism--United States
Mass media--Ethical aspects--United States
Mass media and culture--United States
Television broadcasting of news
Television news anchors
Mass media--Social aspects--United States
Documentary mass media
Mass media--Economic aspects--United States
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Public Affairs
Contributors
Brydon, Loyd (Director)
Lyford, Joseph (Producer)
Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- (Presenter)
Murrow, Edward R. (Guest)
Citation
Chicago: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Responsibilities Of Television, The; Part II,” 01/24/1959, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_30960AC28BBF43E3AF25923B13B5FEBD.
MLA: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Responsibilities Of Television, The; Part II.” 01/24/1959. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 29, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_30960AC28BBF43E3AF25923B13B5FEBD>.
APA: Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Responsibilities Of Television, The; Part II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_30960AC28BBF43E3AF25923B13B5FEBD
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