TITLE

THE MYTH OF CNN

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenstiel, Tom
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;8/22/94-8/29/94, Vol. 211 Issue 8/9, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Points out the reasons for the failure of Cable News Network (CNN) to get high ratings. People to be credited for the scoop of CNN on the start of the Gulf War; Assertion that CNN has not made much of itself despite its technological advantage; Changes made by Ted Turner at CNN; Role of CNN in the press' loss of control over its own professional standards in the U.S.; Part played by CNN in hastening the trend among news organizations toward opinion and interpretation over reportage; Opinion that CNN lacks quality journalism.
ACCESSION #
9408157545

 

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