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Can TV News Do The Job?


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Can TV News Do The Job?
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Mike Wallace, correspondent, CBS News; Thomas Winship, editor, The Boston Globe; Fred Friendly, advisor on television, The Ford Foundation and former vice president of CBS News; and Edwin Diamond, former senior editor, Newsweek; debate the questions: “can TV news do the job? And its corollary question can the mass media clarify complicated issues? Forum held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2/28/1970. Television program is a one hour edited version of the discussion.



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Chicago: “Can TV News Do The Job?,” 03/18/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B41B71B593BC42B68D24E5E9CCCD9F66.
MLA: “Can TV News Do The Job?.” 03/18/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B41B71B593BC42B68D24E5E9CCCD9F66>.
APA: Can TV News Do The Job?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B41B71B593BC42B68D24E5E9CCCD9F66
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