It’s Deja Vu: ‘Network’ Still Has a Finger on the Pulse of Culture, 36 Years Later < PopMatters

Posted: May 22, 2012 in Uncategorized

In the movie, while the old guard tries to keep network news out of the money-making clutches of the entertainment division, they can’t fight so-called progress. Diana Christensen (played by Faye Dunaway) is an insanely driven programming executive with a brilliant idea:  have people intending to do newsworthy, controversial things film themselves doing them, submit the footage to the network news desk, and then come into the studio for a follow-up interview. 

forecasting the iphone and youtube? http://burndownthefreakingmission.com

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