TITLE

Nothing to fear but cable itself

AUTHOR(S)
Lowry, Brian
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/18/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 75, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the ways cable news channels deliver information on various worldwide events, such as war and terrorism. He points out that news channel has sort of overwhelming response to any event. News channels' hyperventilating reaction to every whiff of a threat can cause fear. It can wreak psychological havoc against people. He believes that the immediacy that represents television journalism is also its weakness, spewing out disjointed images and information without context.
ACCESSION #
25857229

 

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