If students are not trained to ask basic questions about the images which confront them, if they are not asked to examine the knowledge and assumptions which they already possess, they are being denied the opportunity to develop the most simple and essential critical tools.
Broadcast journalism was born when Edward R. Murrow went to work for CBS. He covered World War II and broadcast via radio daily. He went on to work in television challenging Senator Joe McCarthy during a notable "See It Now" broadcast. He challenged the trivial in TV content during a now famous address to the Radio TV News Director's Assn.