Press: Guide Under Fire

CBS attacks an attacker

TV Guide, the nation's largest weekly (circ. 17.5 million), has long been known as something of a cheerleader for the industry it covers. For the past few years, however, TV Guide's editors have been trying to introduce a brand of muckraking to their pages. Last May the magazine exposed what CBS News later acknowledged were journalistic violations in a network documentary, aired in January 1982, that assailed the Viet Nam War conduct of General William Westmoreland. Last week, however, TV Guide found itself fending off charges of inaccuracy and unfairness,...

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