Critique a newscast
(Please choose any TWO of the following assignments)
I. Criticize the newscast. Observe how many minutes of actual news vs. commercial time, top story, human-interest story, etc. Which stories were teased during commercial breaks? Do you feel like the stories were legitimate news stories? What would you do differently?
II. Describe the economic and political dynamics that brought about the birth of RCA.
III. What were the events that led to the "quiz show scandals"? What were the major effects after the scandal broke?