TITLE

The commercial Angle

AUTHOR(S)
Goodman, Walter
PUB. DATE
June 1954
SOURCE
New Republic;6/14/54, Vol. 130 Issue 24, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the battle in Great Britain over commercial television is about finished. It began quietly with the government's May, 1952 hint that ""some element of competition" was being considered for "the expanding field of television." The National Television Council constituted the anti-commercial bulwark, in sympathy with the whole Labour Party, prominent Conservative peers and Liberal leaders, the heads of all the major universities, and church notables. Newspapers thrive on advertising, yet they are not all scandal sheets. for now. The Television Bill has already passed its second reading on a straight party division. The bill sets up an Independent Television Authority, theoretically in competition with the British Broadcasting Corp.
ACCESSION #
14487829

 

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