Critical Writing Index

Meet the Press: On Paper Tiger Television

by Martha Gever

Afterimage, Nov. 1983, v. 11, no. 4, pp. 7-11

This article discusses a New York based weekly series on public access cable channels C and D called Paper Tiger Television. This program attacks the ideologies and economics of mass media through a series of readings analyzed by a variety of commentators. Their criticisms often discuss the falsification and conglomeration of print and television media.

ITEM 1983.030 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Reads TimeMurray Brookchin

Reads SeventeenYnestra King

Reads the Wall Street JournalTom Weinberg

Reads TV GuideBrian Winston

Reads Agents NamesAnn Marie Buitrago

Reads Rolling StoneTuli Kupferberg

Reads US News and World ReportBill Tabb

Reads Covert ActionJoel Kovel

Reads Biker Life StyleTeresa Costa

Reads VogueMartha Rosler

Reads Psychology TodayJoel Kovel

Reads the New CrierionSol Yurick

Reads Scholastic MagazineStanley Diamond

Reads NewsweekSheila Smith-Hobson

Reads Computer WorldKaren Paulsel

Reads the New York PostStuart Ewen

Reads Working WomanSerafina Bathrick

Reads CommentaryConrad Lynn

Reads TV NewsBrian Winston

Reads the National EnquirerJohn Braderman

Reads Business WeekTuli Magdoff

Reads EbonyMyrna Bain

Reads the Washington PostAlex Cockburn

Reads Foreign PolicyArchie Singham

Reads CosmopolitanMuriel Dimen