Contested Ground: The Tunnel and the Struggle Over Television News in Cold War America - Culture and Politics in the Cold War and Beyond (Paperback)Mike Conway (author)
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It was not just The Tunnel's Subject matter that sparked controversy, but the medium itself. The surprisingly fast ascendance of television news as the country's top choice for information threatened the self-defined supremacy of print journalism and the de facto cooperation of government officials and reporters on Cold War issues. In Contested Ground, Mike Conway argues that the Production and reception of television news and documentaries during this period reveals a major upheaval in American news communications.
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Number of pages: 280
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
[T]his well-written book is a valuable addition to the literature on journalism and broadcasting history.--Choice
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