Search Results for: Robert Ranftel

Apr 20 2009

Index: A

—————— Aarons, Leroy Beyond balance: thorough coverage of gay controversies is still the exception (Ott), 1-2/02;27 Abbas, Mahmoud Nixed signals [when Hamas hinted at peace, U.S. media didn’t take the message] (Ackerman), 9-10/06;10 ABC. see also Nightline ABC does “something useful” [programs on poor children], 11-12/91;19 ABC erased protesters [at the Oscars], 6/99up;3 ABC News goes for the gold, 9/92;16 ABC’s 1984 cover-up for the gipper, 3-4/90;15 ABC’s antiwar “reality check”: world news tonight minimizes support for withdrawal (Hart and Naureckas), 10/05up;4 ABC’s military analyst calls for “excessive force”: CSIS’s cordesman advocates brutality against Palestinians (Ackerman), 1-2/01;23 ABC’s one-color TV, […]

Nov 1 1988

Anderson’s Fairy Tale

Jack Anderson

A deluge of stories commemorated the 25th anniversary of President Kennedy’s death–from Time to the National Enquirer, from Geraldo Rivera to MacNeil/Lehrer–including over 30 hours of primetime programming. The media took a second look at the possibility of a second gunman in reports ranging from the serious (PBS Nova’s probe of the scientific evidence) to the ludicrous (Time’s theory that Oswald was aiming at Connally not Kennedy). Perhaps worst of all was Jack Anderson’s American Expose: Who Murdered JFK?, a two-hour syndicated special which claimed–with flashy graphics and flimsy proof–that Fidel Castro masterminded Kennedy’s death in retaliation for CIA plots […]