The Press: Television & Newsmen

Even though many big news stories are telecast, publishers no longer fear TV as a threat to daily newspaper circulation. They have decided that TV, if it does anything for them, whets rather than dulls readers' appetites for printed news. But for working newspapermen, TV is often an obstruction to good reporting. Last week, writing in the International Press Institute's monthly Report, the New York Times's able United Nations correspondent. A. M. Rosenthal. told why. The trouble, wrote Rosenthal, is that TV "is not interested primarily in news but in entertainment," and it requires so much paraphernalia that it forces newspapermen...

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