TITLE

Spicing up the (ho-hum) truth

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the tendencies of television networks to apologize after airing spiced-up versions of the truth. NBC's recent apology to forest officials for airing pictures of dead fish in Clearwater National Forest; Other false incidents; Dealing with the question of whether a case is an inaccuracy or deception; Comments from syndicated columnist Richard Reeves; Competitive pressures; Corner-cutting trend in journalism; More.
ACCESSION #
9303040155

 

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