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Edward R. Murrow and Birth of Broadcast Journalism

Edward R. Murrow and Birth of Broadcast Journalism - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471477532

Cover of Edward R. Murrow and Birth of Broadcast Journalism 04 (ISBN 978-0471477532)
ISBN13: 978-0471477532
ISBN10: 0471477532
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Edward R. Murrow and Birth of Broadcast Journalism - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471477532

Bob Edwards

ISBN13: 978-0471477532
ISBN10: 0471477532
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

''Get it read it and pass it on.''-Bill Moyers ''Most Americans living today never heard Ed Murrow in a live broadcast. This book is for them I want them to know that broadcast journalism was established by someone with the highest standards. Tabloid crime stories so much a part of the lust for ratings by today's news broadcasters held no interest for Murrow. He did like Hollywood celebrities but interviewed them for his entertainment programs; they had no place on his news programs. My book is focused on this life in journalism. I offer it in the hope that more people in and out of the news business will get to know Ed Murrow. Perhaps in time the descent from Murrow's principles can be reversed.''-Bob Edwards

Author Bio

Bob Edwards has hosted NPR's Morning Edition the most popular program in all broadcast media since its premiere in November 1979

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1. Roots.
2. Higher Ed.
3. Anschluss.
4. The Blitz.
5. Over Berlin.
6. Buchenwald.
7. Transition.
8. McCarthy.
9. See It Not.
10. USIA.
Afterword.
Bibliography.
Index.

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