Weighing Anchors: A Veteran TV Newswriter Critiques the Networks' Top Anchors

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"Evening News Stars Often Fail Us. Can You Spot Their Mistakes?" Longtime network newswriter Mervin Block doesn't just watch and hear evening newscasts; he listens. Block, who wrote for Walter Cronkite and other anchors at ABC, CBS and NBC, examines today's network anchors, their scripts and their journalism. Instead of writing about anchors' delivery, wardrobe or favorite desserts, he points out distortions, deceptions, discrepancies and abuses of broadcast writing style. Block shows how newscasters: fudge facts, ...

Weighing Anchors: A Veteran TV Newswriter Critiques the Networks' Top Anchors 2012, Marion Street Press, Portland

ISBN-13: 9781936863396

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