Andrew SimsComm. 2135RR 12 (Revisions)11/8/10Good Night and Good LuckThis film gives a nice behind the scenes look at how news was delivered in its early existence. Edward Murrow did the American thing in his efforts to defend his fellow hard- working Americans. Through diligence, he was able to at least raise an investigation of McCarthy.This movie taught me that the relationship between journalism and advertising go together like peas in a pod. There was a commercial in the movie about cigarettes, in which the narrarator put down they way others were advertising, and promoted the tobacco as though it’s real news. I wasn’t even able to tell it was a commercial at first because it was set up as though he was about to present some breaking news.Edward Murrow helped me understand the relationship between democracy and journalism. I am able to relate what’s going on today with the history behind democracy and journalism. Edward Murrow had enough courage to step up and speak out against a political
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