Stations That Go Long? It's a Short List

Malone, Michael
November 2014
Broadcasting & Cable;11/3/2014, Vol. 144 Issue 40, p18
The article discusses the benefit of documentary journalism departments to local television (TV) stations in the U.S. It mentions the access of KOMU Columbia to in-depth local stories via its documentary journalism department, the documentary department of WRAL Raleigh-Durham and the challenge posed by pressure on revenue and on costs to such departments. It also notes the greater emphasis placed by documentaries on breaking stories than on revenue.


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