The Whole World Is Watching: Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the New Left

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The Whole World Is Watching: Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the New Left

By Todd Gitlin
University of California Press, 1980
350 pp. $12.95
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The author was president of the Students for a Democratic Society in his college days and is now a sociologist specializing in mass communications. He maintains that the New Left in the 1960s was thwarted by grossly oversimplified and distorted television and press coverage.