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Education / Classroom Television #120833

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 03, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Dvt. by Whittle Communications of daily newscast programs to be used as education tools in classroom featured; scenes shown. [Company chairperson Christopher WHITTLE - gives exs. of student misinfo.] Paying for cost of program through commercials detailed; ads. shown. [Action for Children's television president Peggy CHARREN - says classroom should not be used as audience for advertisers.] Boston Billerica Memorial high school cited as example of school that will use program; scenes shown. [Billerica schools superintendent Robert CALABRESE - says plan will benefit students.] [Former economy mags. editor William RUKEYSER - says we are approaching this as a serious journalistic venture.]

Bergantino, Joe;
Jennings, Peter

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