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News From Nowhere: Television and the News

by Edward Jay Epstein

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394719980, Paperback)

A detailed, probing analysis of the economic, political, and journalistic structure of network news organizations. Edward Jay Epstein shows that internal corporate policy and budgetary requirements shape the directions of TV news coverage. Television news does not mirror reality -- TV's essential aim is not to inform but to excite viewers enough to induce them to "stay tuned".

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A detailed, probing analysis of the economic, political, and journalistic structure of network news organizations. Edward Jay Epstein shows that internal corporate policy and budgetary requirements shape the directions of TV news coverage. Television news does not mirror reality -- TV's essential aim is not to inform but to excite viewers enough to induce them to stay tuned.… (more)

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