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For the next several years Murrow focused on radio, and in addition to news reports he produced special presentations for CBS News Radio. Entry must include original content. Criticism of McCarthyism[ edit ] See It Now focused on a number of controversial issues in the s, but it is best remembered as the show that criticized McCarthyism and the Red Scarecontributing, if not leading, to the political downfall of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

His former speech teacher, Ida Lou Andersonsuggested the opening as a more concise alternative to the one he had inherited from his predecessor at CBS Europe, Cesar Saerchinger: But the onetime Washington State speech major was intrigued by Trout's on-air delivery, and Trout gave Murrow tips on how to communicate effectively on radio.

In the first episode, Murrow explained: Entry must be exactly as it was heard on the air or online. InMurrow launched a second weekly TV show, a series of celebrity interviews entitled Person to Person.

In another instance, an argument devolved into a "duel" in which the two drunkenly took a pair of antique dueling pistols and pretended to shoot at each other.

This came despite his own misgivings about the new medium and its emphasis on pictures rather than ideas.

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The special became the basis for World News Roundup —broadcasting's oldest news series, which still runs each weekday morning and evening on the CBS Radio Network.

Shirerand assigned him to a similar post on the continent. InMurrow made the decision to investigate the case of Milo Radulovich.

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Murrow, beloved broadcast journalist and hero to millions. When the war broke out in SeptemberMurrow stayed in London, and later provided live radio broadcasts during the height of the Blitz in London After Dark. Humorous or soft-topic stories do not belong in this category.

Inhe narrated a half-hour radio documentary called "The Case of the Flying Saucer. These live, shortwave broadcasts relayed on CBS electrified radio audiences as news programming never had: No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.

Edward R. Murrow

A script of each example must accompany the entry. Paley was enthusiastic and encouraged him to do it. Reporter Frank Gervasi, in Rome, was unable to find a transmitter to broadcast reaction from the Italian capital, but phoned his script to Shirer in London, who read it on the air.

Murrow Award winning work demonstrates the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession. The entry period is now open. Eligibility - News stations, networks, syndication services, program services, and digital news organizations are all eligible to enter the awards.

Feb 18,  · Radio and television news broadcaster Edward R. Murrow reported on WWII for CBS and developed mass media journalism. Learn more at winforlifestats.com: Apr 25, A towering figure in radio and television, Edward R.

Murrow is a name still whispered in reverent tones.

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He established the standards for broadcast journalists, and, when television was in its infancy, brought hard-hitting investigating reporting to prime time/5(12). April 28, OBITUARY Edward R. Murrow, Broadcaster And Ex-Chief of U.S.I.A., Dies BY THE NEW YORK TIMES.

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