watch it: “Edward R Murrow: TV is being used to deceive us – 1958”


From Good Night, and Good Luck. The full text of Murrow’s speech is here… and it’s well worth reminding ourselves that what Murrow warned us about more than half a century ago — that “our mass media… television in the main is being used to distract, delude, amuse and insulate us” — is still our reality today.

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