By Sig Mickelson

Television information made meteoric development within the Fifties. It rose from being a plaything for the wealthy to a significant factor in informing the yank public, and an competitive rival to newspapers, radio, and information magazines. This quantity is an insider's account of the onerous and regularly serious steps undertaken by means of green staffs within the improvement of tv information, documentaries, and activities pronounces. the writer, the 1st president of CBS information, offers a treasure trove of proof and anecdotes approximately plotting within the corridors, the ascendancy of stars, and the retirement into oblivion of the fewer favored.

This quantity is a vital contribution to the historical past of tv journalism and should charm either to journalism and broadcasting students and to these drawn to the meteoric upward push of television.

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