Tag Archives: Edward R. Murrow

AMAZING SIMILARITIES OF TWO POLITICAL BLOWHARDS!

Sept. 24, 2013  By Jack Jodell. In the course of our national history, the United States has had scores (maybe even a majority) of egotistic, opportunistic, self-centered political blowhards. In recent years, intelligent people have been plagued with the likes … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, economics, Politics, reactionary Republicans, Tea Party-infested reactionary Republican Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE NEW BLACKLISTING MUST STOP!

Sept. 2, 2013  By Jack Jodell. In the early 1950s, America was irrationally gripped with fear – primarily, fear of communists and the then-rising tide of world communism. Thousands of clergy, elected officials, and even movie stars and media figures rose … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, conservative Republicans, corporatist, economics, Fox "News", History, labor unions, LINK TV, Politics, Progressives, reactionary Republicans, Tea Party, Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans, Thom Hartmann | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART III)!

Aug. 14, 2012  By Jack Jodell Here is the third and final part of a truly visionary speech delivered to the Radio and Television News Directors Association by the late, great, iconic Edward R. Murrow.on October 15, 1058. I have … Continue reading

Posted in "free market" economics, alternative news media, capitalism, commentary, corporate greed, corporatist, economics, extremists, Fox "News", History, LINK TV, Lying TV ads, Politics, reactionary Republicans, Tea Party | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART II)!

Aug. 11, 2012  By Jack Jodell Here is part II of my three part post featuring a visionary speech made to the Radio and Television News Directors Association by the late, great, iconic Edward R. Murrow on October 15, 1958. … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, economics, History | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART I)!

Aug. 8, 2012  By Jack Jodell As I promised in my last post, below is the text of a speech given by that late, great iconic radio and TV news journalist, Edward R. Murrow. This speech was delivered to a convention … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, Fox "News", Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

HEROES OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM (Part Two)

Aug. 3, 2012   By Jack Jodell We have seen a great many things decline in this country over the past few decades, from civility in politics to working persons’ real disposable income. Regrettably, this decline has even affected American journalism, where … Continue reading

Posted in commentary, corporatist, extremists, Fox "News", History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments