‘Focus on the network evening news. This is where the staging is done well.
First, we have the image itself, the colors in foreground and background, the blend of restful and charged hues. The anchor and his/her smooth style.
Then we have the shifting of venue from the studio to reporters in the field, demonstrating the reach of coverage: the planet. As if this equals authenticity.
Actually, those reporters in the field rarely dig up information on location. A correspondent standing on a rooftop in Cairo could just as well be positioned in a bathroom in a Las Vegas McDonald’s. His report would be identical.
The managing editor, usually the elite news anchor, chooses the stories to cover and has the final word on their sequence.’
Continue Reading : Every television newscast is staged reality
Latest posts by Carol Adl (see all)
- White House Aid Steve Bannon Fired - August 18, 2017
- US Will Stay In Syria ‘For Decades’ After ISIS Defeat - August 18, 2017
- Dashcam Footage Shows Texas Cops Sexually Assault Student - August 17, 2017