The Press: The Picture Problems

Associated Press, the world's largest news agency, last week started a brand-new service: television film news. A.P. was simply giving in to the inevitable. Both of its biggest U.S. competitors, United Press and International News Service, are already deep in the TV news field, provide stations with special scripts and daily news film. In the last few years TV news has become so important that A.P. could no longer afford to stay out. But despite all the money and time spent on TV, the news programs are still far short of the telecasters' dreams. Even newspapers which own TV stations now...

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