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TV News in the Modern Era: Roone Arledge

Although Roone Arledge built his TV foundation on the pioneering of TV sports, he was the surprise choice to take over ABC News in 1976.  Within three years of taking the helm of the fledgling department, Arledge created World News … Continue reading

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The Greatest Icons of TV News in America: 1949-present

                From Above Left:  Edward R. Murrow (CBS), Chet Huntley & David Brinkley (NBC), Walter Cronkite (CBS), Roone Arledge (ABC), Ted Turner (CNN), Roger Ailes (Fox News) These are just a few of … Continue reading

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