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    Liberal Bias of Journalism

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    the inevitability and reasoning behind the majority of the media, the nation’s informant, slanting the news in a liberal direction. Clear examples and statistics highlight the condition; denied by the media moguls, already identified by the country. The problem with the media, as Goldberg points out, is the unintentionally manipulative liberal vernacular employed without fail by the leading news anchors. For instance, “right-wing” and “conservative” are commonplace vocabulary for introducing a politician

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    News and The Truth

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    tuned into everyday to hear the news. Through his modesty and dedication in delivering the news, Walter Cronkite, was dubbed the “most trusted man in America,” in a 1972 Oliver Quayle poll. After beating the President, Vice President, U.S. Senate, and House of Representatives, and all other journalists, during one of America’s most troubling times, Americans believed he “would not knowingly deceive them.” (PBS) Walter Cronkite helped solidify American’s trust in the news. During WWII, Cronkite signed

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    Walter Cronkite: One of America’s most beloved and well-known television personalities left a lasting impact on the presentation of news on television. (wrong use of a colon.. did you mean to have this sentence as a title?) As Cronkite grew with his network, so did his power and influence over the minds of the American public. (awkward transition between your intro, whichi is too brief to begin with, and the next part) Cronkite was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and later during his high school

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    Don’t Let the Facts Stand in the Way of a Good Story!(Editorial Review for Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News) After twenty-eight years working for CBS, Bernard Goldberg decided that he no longer wanted to work for a news station he didn’t admire. Thus, he resigned and began work on his book Bias; a book in which he merely draws attention to the media for reporting from a leftist perspective, preventing the audience from receiving an objective, unbiased view of what really

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    Number Seven

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    CBS is one of the most iconic names in the broadcasting industry. With a history dating back to radio in the late 1920s, it went on to become one of the original three television stations in 1951. Over the next 65 years, the station would continue to set the bar in broadcasting with groundbreaking programming in game shows, daytime television, sitcoms, dramas, news and reality television. Off and on, it has been the most watched station for its entire run. Read on to find out more about CBS and its

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    Drama Queens Present

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    It all started in radio in the earlier part of the 1900s, then the excitement moved to television. The first television soap opera was “Guiding Light” and it began airing on radio stations in the 1930s. In 1956, it crossed over to television. The CBS radio station knew it had a hit on hits hands and decided to take a chance on television success (Jameson 35). Listeners accepted the trends, and soon more and more soap operas made their debut on television. Soap operas were better known from the

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    Journalist’s Biography

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    Since the beginning of media, some journalists have had the opportunity to pioneer the news and do extraordinary things. Ed Bradley was one of those journalists. He was one of the first African American nationally known TV news broadcasters. During his long almost 40 year career, Bradley was a broadcast journalist for CBS, co-host of 60 minutes, and was the first African American to broadcast the White House. He has won countless awards for his time on television and journalism. Edward Rudolph “Ed”

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    Corporate Control

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    that his testimony would never be heard in a court of law, so where could he turn. The answer: the fourth and fifth estates, or the press and television. Every night millions of Americans sit down and watch the nightly news or read the paper. We know that we will be told all the days news, that we will be educated about what is happening in the world around us. We also know that we will be updated on issues that we care about as individuals and a society. Another delivery mechanism for information is

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    Blacks on Television: Amos & Andy

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    (Rice, 2009). The Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) reportedly paid Gosden and Correll one million dollars each in exchange for the rights to the show (Rice, 2009), and they planned to make it into a television show. However, Gosden and Correll were both white, and the cast of the television show had to... ... middle of paper ... ... come full circle. If African-American groups, and television executives, are not careful, everything old may be new again. Bibliography 1. McNeil, Alex. Total

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    NBC: The Most Watched Television Network

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    as NBC. The combination of its television shows, national and local news programs, and history has allowed it to grow into one of the top successful networks. In the beginning NBC was a radio network created by the Radio Corporation of America, also known as RCA, in 1926. (Straubhaar, 2002) Right then and there NBC started to compete with the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). They still compete to today. An example is CBS airing Survivor on Thursday night at the same time as NBC’s number one

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    The Insider (1999) is a film rife with ethical dilemmas, suspense and controversy. It is based on a true story related to a 1994 episode of the CBS news show 60 Minutes that never aired. The plot puts Dr. Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) at odds with Brown & Williamson, the third largest tobacco companies in the country. Wigand was fired from his position as Vice President of Research and Development, at which he was instructed to hide information related to the addictive nature of nicotine. The

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    establish itself as a prevalent medium in the United States. In 1947, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and the Du Mont Network were the four main television networks that ran stations with regular programming taking place. (Television, 2003) While regular television programming was a new innovation, the television itself had been commercially available for over twenty years prior to the 50s. It was conceived by many worldly

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    The Evolution of Media

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    The evolution of media, from old media to new media, has transformed the way we understand the world around us. New media is interactive and is user-generated while old media is a more traditional way of communicating through television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, etc (Lecture Notes. January 12, 2011). New media gives us a new perspective by allowing us to interact with one another through the Internet. Media has become much more personal and diverse as user-generated content becomes more

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    Rodman Edward Serling

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    Rodman Edward Serling, in my opinion one of the most brilliant men of our time, was born in Syracuse, New York, on December 25, 1924, to a wholesale meat dealer, and grew up in Binghamton. By his own account, he had no early literary ambitions, though from an early age, he and his older brother, Robert, immersed themselves in movies and in shows like Astounding Stories and Weird Tales. Rod was best known from the intro where he was seen wearing a suit and most often dangling a cigarette, which was

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    dynamic and development of the housemates as they (according to the show's opening slogan) "stop acting polite and start getting real." The Real World debut was a major success for the network, especially in attracting a large teenage audience. Set in New York City, the show thrived by airing the housemates adventures both in and out of the house. From downtown raves to bedroom battles to intimate encounters, every move the housemates made was seen by the curious eyes of the American public. The Real

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    The 1950s shows us a quite significant time in American history. It was a time when more and more began to appear on screen, as comediennes, dancers, singers and much more. Lucille Ball was a comedic actress, and was one of the most influential stars during her lifetime. Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic stars of the 50s and even decades after her death, she is still a very well-known person, seen on posters and t-shirts worn by high school and college students. Known for her startling violet-blue

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    Postwar America: The Golden Age of Television

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    establish itself as a prevalent medium in the United States. In 1947, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and the Du Mont Network were the four main television networks that ran stations with regular programming taking place. (Television, 2003) While regular television programming was a new innovation, the television itself had been commercially available for over twenty years prior to the 50s. It was conceived by many worldly

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    broadcasted on CBS, March 31, 1957 as a vehicle for the actress of the title role, Julie Andrews. Over 100 million people viewed the broadcast. Later it was remade for television twice, in 1965 and 1997. In 1965 Lesley Ann Warren starred , and in 1997 Brandy Norwood starred in the title role. Other Richard Rodgers musical’s songs were added to both remakes. Cinderella, the musical, was also adapted for the stage in many different adaptations, for example, a London West End pantomime version, a New York

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    stars Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. Produced by Desi Arnaz, Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh, and Bob Carroll Jr., the television show was a black-and-white series that originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957, on the CBS channel. After the series ended in 1957, a modified version continued for three more seasons with 13 one-hour specials that ran for an additional three years, until 1960. The show is often regarded as one of the greatest and most influential sitcoms

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    Empire, a nighttime drama by FOX, focuses on Empire Entertainment, a hip-hop music company, and the founder’s family as they fight for control of the company. The fight ensues when relatives learn that Lucious, the CEO of Empire Entertainment, has been diagnosed with a terminal disease. Lucious wants one of his three sons, Andre, Jamal, or Hakeem, to take over the company. Within the show’s first season, it has addressed issues such as homophobia and strong female personalities. While Empire is seemingly

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