The Business of newspapers

United States, 1978

Film
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A comprehensive film examining the past present and future of the newspaper business. Issues covered include the influence of big businesses on journalism, the crisis of the survival of small-town newspapers, and how a newspaper’s editorial policies are being dictated by economic consideration. NB: The information in this film is very relevant to Australian media ownership in the 90’s.

Credits

production company

CBS News

producer/director

Irina Posner

Duration

00:43:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323720

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Community newspapers

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Journalism

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Journalism - Political aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Newspapers

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Newspapers - Ownership

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Big business

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Journalism - Political aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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