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Tabloid Television #319113

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Charles Osgood) Reality-based or tabloid television featured; details given, scenes shown from "Donahue"; host Phil Donahue mentioned. Scenes shown from "Geraldo" and "The Morton Downey Junior Show". [DONAHUE - comments on struggle for ratings.] ["A Current" "Affair" spokesperson Maury POVICH - comments on show.] [Columbia School of Journalism spokesperson Fred FRIENDLY - criticizes genre of journalism.] [Geraldo RIVERA - comments on getting his nose broken.] [FRIENDLY - comments on importance of TV.] [DONAHUE - comments on ratings.] E.B. White quoted with regard to TV.

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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