The Business of Local News (excerpt)

1974 | 00:25:00 | United States | English | B&W and Color | Mono | 4:3 | 1/2" open reel video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Television, TV production

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Showcasing local documentaries made on 1/2" equipment, Changing Channels was a weekly alternative video magazine produced by University Community Video (UCV) and aired on public television station KCTA, Minneapolis. In The Business of Television News, which aired as part of the Changing Channels series, several area television news operations were asked to examine their objectives and their markets. The candid comments of news directors and station managers outline the conflicting forces of entertainment (market share) and information that continue to shape the nature of television news across the country. The original total running time for this piece is 25:00, this is a 16:48 excerpt for this collection.

The original total running time for this piece is 25:00. An excerpt of this title (16:57) is only available on Surveying the First Decade: Volume 2.