The whole world is watching
Presents reporters David Brinkley and Walter Cronkite with critics John Fischer and Senator John O. Pastore probing the question of bias in television newscasting. Discusses topics such as the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and the restraints and influences placed upon television by advertising. Shows David Brinkley contending that a completely objective person would be virtually a vegetable and that he strives for fairness, not simply objectivity.
Senator John O. Pastore; John Fisher, GOP Congressional Counsel; David Brinkley; Walter Cronkite; Russ Bensley, CBS Producer; Sanford Socolow, CBS Producer; Richard Salant, President, CBS News; Blaine Littell, ABC Producer; Elmer Lower, President, ABC News; William Sheehan, ABC News VP; John Chancellor; Sander Vanocur; Nicholas Johnson, FCC Commissioner; Reuven Frank, President, NBC News; Drew Pearson; Robin Day, BBC Commentator; Frank Reynolds; Robert Wussler, CBS Director of Special Events; Robert Northshield, NBC Executive Producer
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Public affairs; Journalism
Television broadcasting of news--Objectivity; Television broadcasting of news; Journalism & Mass Media; Television; Journalistic ethics
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