ABC News Celebrates (about) 50 Years

Fringe Reception

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ABC News Celebrates 50 Years - TVNewser

From the article:

"No one can put a precise date on when ABC News started. But it was in 1962 that the network established an assignment desk and newsgathering capabilities: the guts of a TV news organization. And so today, ABCNewsers celebrated 50 years of providing news and information to American homes (and now workplaces and mobile devices)." ...
 

EscapeVelocity

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I just read something about this in Primetime Propaganda (though that book isnt about News Media). JFK's man Minow came into the FCC and pushed programming quality (and the promotion of the JFK admins New Frontier policy.) ABC was advised to really amp up their news service at this time.
 
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