Saturday, November 05, 2005
ASSIGNMENT: Read Murrow RTND speech for Thurs., Nov. 10
The movie, "Good Night, and Good Luck," begins and ends with excerpts from
a speech given by Edward R. Morrow in 1958 to the Radio and Television
News Directors Association in Chicago. The full speech is available online
Please read the speech and be prepared to discuss it briefly for our class
of Thurs., Nov. 10. Also, please email me by 9 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 9, an
up-to-150 word answer to the following question:
What is the relevance of Murrow's 1958 speech to the current state of
television, of American media, and of the American political system?
Please be as specific as possible.
I will compile your emails and hand them out.