The Quality of American Mass Media

Author Michael Crichton, who has written books on dinosaurs, U.S.-Japan relations, and sexual harassment, spoke to a luncheon audience on… read more

Author Michael Crichton, who has written books on dinosaurs, U.S.-Japan relations, and sexual harassment, spoke to a luncheon audience on the American mass media in the era of “junk-food journalism.” He predicted that our current perception of “mass media” would disappear within the next decade, and focused on the problems of the current media which has been charged with fabricating images to accompany news stories and with dealing in trivialities. Following his prepared remarks, Mr. Crichton responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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The Quality of American Mass Media

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Program ID:
39409-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 1993
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 1993

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  • Apr 06, 1993 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 1993 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 1993 | 11:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 1993 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 1993 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 1993 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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