Newscasting: Editing for Viewers

Broadcasting is the least discussed, most misunderstood and under-reported facet of our modern life. Certainly the news of broadcasting, the people in and around broadcasting and the problems of broadcasting need a broadcast forum.

—John Kiermaier, President, Educational Broadcasting, Inc.

The subject up for discussion on the TV panel show was television news, and one of the guests weighed in with a surprising suggestion. "I heartily believe," said CBS Newscaster Walter Cronkite, "that in 1968, the political parties ought to ban television from the floor of the convention hall. It certainly makes a mockery of the fact that this is a...

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