The Resource Up all night : Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news, Lisa Napoli, (electronic resource)

Up all night : Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news, Lisa Napoli, (electronic resource)

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Up all night : Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news
Title
Up all night
Title remainder
Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Napoli
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Language
eng
Summary
The wild inside story of the birth of CNN and dawn of the age of 24-hour news. How did we get from an age of dignified nightly news broadcasts on three national networks to the age of 24-hour channels and constantly breaking news? The answer-thanks to Ted Turner and an oddball cast of cable television visionaries, big league rejects, and nonunion newbies-can be found in the basement of an abandoned country club in Atlanta. Because it was there, in the summer of 1980, that this motley crew somehow, against all odds, launched CNN. Lisa Napoli's Up All Night is an entertaining inside look at the founding of the upstart network that set out to change the way news was delivered and consumed. Mixing media history, a business adventure story, and great characters, Up All Night tells the story of a network that succeeded beyond even the wildest imaginings of its charismatic and uncontrollable founder, and paved the way for the world we live in today. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Lisa Napoli began her career as an unpaid teenage intern at CNN's New York bureau in the summer of 1981. As a journalist, she has worked at the New York Times, Marketplace, MSNBC, and KCRW. She is the author of two previous books, Radio Shangri-La and Ray & Joan. She lives in Los Angeles
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Napoli, Lisa
Dewey number
070.43
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Turner, Ted
  • Cable News Network
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Up all night : Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news, Lisa Napoli, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683358268
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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12462818
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MWT12462818
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Up all night : Ted Turner, CNN, and the birth of 24-hour news, Lisa Napoli, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683358268
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12462818
Publisher number
MWT12462818
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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