Today's News Today (1997)

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  • Featuring

    Edward Stourton

  • Countries

    Canada United Kingdom

  • Year

    1997

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

This first programme in the series looking at broadcast journalism discusses the pioneering days in the forties and fifties. Combines archive footage with interviews contrasting developments around the world. Includes archive footage of the Korean War and discusses censorship in the Soviet Union, anti-communist witchunts in the United States and how the advent of ITV forced the BBC to modernise its approach to news.

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