Last updated on: 6/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Courttv.com Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“The ACLU has spent a lot of time defending people it finds politically loathsome because it knew that free-speech principles were really at issue.”

Jon Bonne, Managing Editor, Court TV online, Sep. 29, 1999

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“Court TV, a Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. company, provides a window on the American system of justice through distinctive programming that both informs and entertains.”

“About Us,” CourtTV.com (accessed Nov. 13, 2007)

Mission:

“Court TV is the only network dedicated to investigation, captivating viewers with original primetime programs in the genre, including Forensic Files®; Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege and Justice; Body of Evidence: From the Case Files of Dayle Hinman; Psychic Detectives® and Haunting Evidence.”

“About Us,” CourtTV.com (accessed Nov. 13, 2007)

Other:
Former TV network