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Almost Golden Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News In Newsweek dubbed her the Golden Girl Blond beautiful immensely popular with the public Jessica Savitch had it all A network anchor at thirty one sha had made it to the top in a male domina

  • Title: Almost Golden: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News
  • Author: Gwenda Blair
  • ISBN: 9780380707522
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Paperback
  • Almost Golden: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News By Gwenda Blair, In 1979, Newsweek dubbed her the Golden Girl Blond, beautiful, immensely popular with the public, Jessica Savitch had it all A network anchor at thirty one, sha had made it to the top in a male dominated world of big stars, big money, and super egos But behind the scenes was another story a woman desperately chasing her dream through a private nightmare of drugs, deprIn 1979, Newsweek dubbed her the Golden Girl Blond, beautiful, immensely popular with the public, Jessica Savitch had it all A network anchor at thirty one, sha had made it to the top in a male dominated world of big stars, big money, and super egos But behind the scenes was another story a woman desperately chasing her dream through a private nightmare of drugs, depression, and disastrous romances and spiraling ever downward sad victim of her own relentless ambition, and the fast and fickle industry that created her.

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    1 thought on “Almost Golden: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News

    1. Cocaine, Suicides, abusive sex, abortions, lesbianism, amphetamines, disposable marriages Such was not the life of some self destructive rock star, but rather the portrayal of Jessica Savitch Unfortunately the Savitch family did not cooperate with Blair, so much of the gosspi remains unattributed, undocumented, and unexamined Blair, who wrote a column for Mademoiselle, is successful in tracing the rise and fall of Savitch s career and the distorted values of the television news world Blair argu [...]

    2. Understand two things 1 This is really a glorified master s thesis about the history of television news, with Savitch grafted on to it for marketability s sake, and 2 Blair has complete contempt for Savitch Skip this and read Golden Girl by Alanna Nash instead.

    3. A book every aspiring broadcast journalist should read As a recent graduate of Ithaca College, I went through school hearing and believing that IC alumnae Jessica Savitch was somewhat of a hero for women in the news I attended the school s Jessica Savitch Lecture Series in which her sister Stephanie gave speeches about her widely talented sister I thought she was what every female journalist should aspire to be Boy was I wrong This book opened my eyes to the real Jessica Savitch not the golden g [...]

    4. I learned you can buy a book for five dollars from HEB in Texas and it really is a good buy But it s a chick book, men prob wouldn t like it, but it was great insight into the fakery of broadcast and the cat fights men and women which occur therein.

    5. Worth reading for its inside look at the high pressure TV news industry of the 70 s As a bio of this driven and neurotic woman, its a bit sketchier though not bad , and the story ends in an ironic anticlimax.

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