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The Inside News

October 15, 1988

Why do TV reporters in the field talk directly to the anchor people when they give their reports?

And why do sports announcers talk only to each other, as if they're alone at a game?

And why are reports of "news only" radio stations directed at one of the staff members?

The airwaves are supposed to be public. We, the audience, have been reduced to eavesdroppers and voyeurs.

HENRIETTA JORDAN

Studio City

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