If it Bleeds, it Leads: An Anatomy of Television News (Hardback)Matthew Robert Kerbel (author)
Hardback 164 Pages / Published: 12/02/2000
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A real-time look at what happens on television, giving a behind the scenes look at the news broadcasts that provide information to millions of Americans.. Youve been watching television news forever. Youre intimately familiar with the friendly faces and soothing voices that nightly tell you whats wrong with the world. You think you know everything there is to know about them. Youre wrong. If It Bleeds, It Leads shows you why. In an unprecedented real-time look at television news shows, If It Bleeds, It Leads takes you minute-by-minute through two-and-one-half riveting hours of syndicated, local, and network information programming to uncover the truth behind what passes as news. Why is the only real difference between Jerry Springer and Dan Rather that Dans guests usually dont need medical attention? How did a load of baking powder spark two minutes of high-strung local news coverage? Its all here: the personal revelations of talk show guests; the dangers lurking in your neighborhood; sports; sex; celebrity; power; and weather updates every ten minutes - all real material taken from real broadcasts combined into 150 minutes of the most electrifying newscast youve ever s
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 164
Weight: 322 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 19 mm
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