ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT: Anchor Anchors were Mary Hart and Mark Steines Correspondent Thea Andrews
INSIDE EDITION: Headlines “ America’s Non-Stop Newsmagazine” Heather Mills “Meltdown” GMTV’s April Woodard was the interviewer of Heather Mills Headline Analysis Dramatic, Emotional, Loaded Language, ‘stalkerazzi,’ Split into 2 segments Very few sources were used, and the story was not explained clearly
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT: Headlines Dancing with the Stars: Jane Seymour’s “Health Crisis” Thea Andrews was the interviewer of the Co-Stars on Dancing with the Stars Headline Analysis Informational for the normal viewers of DwtS. First Person Interview with stars from their company
ANALYSIS OF ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT AND INSIDE EDITION HEADLINES Heather Mills vs Jane Seymour Jane Seymour had more of a reaction to the crowd Heather Mills was more news worthy Jane Seymour was better.
INSIDE EDITION: Secondary stories Jane Seymour’s Food Poisioning Sabrina is kicked off!!! Man gets attacked in Gym Britney Spears Speaks Halloween Costumes for Celebs Survivors in the Pool Cheerleader Slammed Earthquake on tape
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT: Secondary stories Heather Mills Real or Rumor Britney Spears Angelina Jolie Halloween on the View Christie Brinkley with Rachel Ray Dr. Phil on teacher’s legal case Tyra Banks on weight Sabrina kicked off!! Last Minute News Rosie O’Donnell
ANALYSIS OF ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT AND INSIDE EDITION Secondary Stories Same Stories were: Heather Mills, Britney Spears, Celeb Halloween, Dancing with the Stars showcase. Differences of Exclusives ET had only Stars as secondary stories and news Inside Edition decided to tell stories about real life situations around the US.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT: Reporting Style Hyped Up Fast paced Stunning Stories More descriptive Loud and energetic music
ANALYSIS OF ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT AND INSIDE EDITION: Reporting Style Both “News” shows gave the audience what it wanted not what it needed. ET focused on the next day’s show Inside Edition Focused on current show
INSIDE EDITION: Sourcing GMTV Other talk show footage and other news programs Vague sources 1 sided stories
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT: Sourcing Snips from the Daily Mail, The Sun, The People, and The Independent (British Tabloids) Lead Story Only Specific source and interviews
ANALYSIS OF ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT AND INSIDE EDITION: Bias Inside Edition Stuck with more general interest stories ET Exclusively celebrity related NO POLITICAL STANDPOINT IN EITHER SHOW