50 Years Later, Edward R. Murrow's Famous Speech Is Still a Damning Critique of The Corporate Media

Such a powerful speech by one of my all-time heroes.  The video you're watching is two excerpts of Ed Murrow's brilliant 1958 speech that are included in the 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck. Performed by David Strathairn. For the full text of the speech, see below. - Films For Action   EDWARD R. MURROW RTNDA Convention Chicago October 15, 1958 This just might do nobody any good. At the end of this discourse a few people may accuse this reporter of fouling his own comfortable nest, and your organization may be accused of having given hospitality to heretical and even dangerous thoughts. But the elaborate structure of networks, advertising agencies and sponsors will not be shaken or altered. It is my desire, if not my duty, to try to talk to you journeymen with some... read more
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50 Years Later, Edward R. Murrow's Famous Speech Is Still a Damning Critique of The Corporate Media