The World of Television News

Longtime ABC News Anchor Peter Jennings has died at the age of 67. His death reminds us of the public's fascination with the world of television news and the men and women who inhabit it. There have been several quality films that have explored the high-pressured environment of television news. The library's collection includes: Network, Broadcast News, Control Room, Outfoxed, and The Insider. Of course, if you're in the mood for something much lighter, there's always Ron Burgundy.


Peter Jennings' death also reminds us that smoking is not a good idea.

*gets off her soapbox*

Yes, it certainly does. Interestingly enough, the Insider deals with both topics: the tobacco industry and television news.