No News Is Good News?
Mary Ellen Leary,
IS Good News? in Columbia Journalism Review (July-Aug. 1976), 601 Journalism Bldg., Colum- bia University, New York, N.Y. 10027.
California television stations virtually ignored the 1974 gubernatorial contest between Democrat Edmund G. Brown, Jr. and his underdog Republican challenger, Houston Flournoy. Political reporter Leary dis- closes that six major television stations in four principal metropolitan areas of California devoted just 2 percent (6 out of 257 hours) of their...