Elayne Rapping, "Local News"
Why did local news become prominent in the 1960s?
What is "least objectionable programming" and why does it attract audiences?
What format does local news follow?
Who has the most influence on news programs?
What is the underlying message about tragedy in local newscasts?
What is the most important ingredient for success in local news?
What do local nes producers most value in stories?
What kinds of narratives are most often represented in local news?