NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 19, 1971
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(Studio) Representative William L. Springer tells Senator sub-committee, with regard to freedom of press, that Congress's surveillance of television news has helped to get balance in shows.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [SPRINGER - says news selectivity is same on all networks, biased.] [David BRINKLEY - says a lot of people resent the fact that the news is ugly and unattractive. They think we like the news and endorse it. We put news on because we think audience would like to know about it or ought to. Pol. figures make attacks on media and reinforce public hostility; call it cause and effect.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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