This Vanity Fair article shows how news about the new virus spread through the media – like a virus!
“Why Me,” asks Howard Beale?,
“Because you are on television, dummy,” responded network-head, Ned Beatty.
CNN mess over Cuomo shows dangers of news-as-entertainment
Was the Howard Beale Show a forerunner?
New podcast by Bill Curtis and Brian Williams with historic moments in TV news history.
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From the Washington Post:
Article shows a map of the current “newspaper deserts”.
The Vindicator newspaper rolls off the presses in Youngstown, Ohio, in 2019. The 150-year-old paper closed in August that year. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Do the Kansas City Star and other newspapers continue to decrease circulation by limiting feedback and hiding behind a paywall?
Dorothy Thompson’s most formidable foe was Adolf Hitler. Thompson spent well over a decade agitating against the Nazis in print and on the radio, warning Americans of the threat of fascism years before the official U.S. entry into World War II. Thompson spent well over a decade agitating against the Nazis in print and on the radio.
From Mental Floss Magazine: