Tarnished Truth: A Public Betrayal

Dr. Judith Marlane
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The credibility of television news is being sacrificed on the alter of sensationalism and the quest for ratings. In a democratic society this presents dangerous consequences for a informed electorate.

Keywords: Television news, Reality Programming, Public Service, Sensationalism
Stream: Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Tarnished Truth

Dr. Judith Marlane

Professor/Author/Documentarian, Marlane Media Consultants, LLC, California State University Northridge

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