Almost Midnight: Reforming the Late Night News. Sage, 1980.

Book cover Almost Midnight  at Annenberg School for Communication ASC UPenn
Itzhak Roeh, Elihu Katz, Akiba A. Cohen, and Barbie Zelizer

This book describes the shaping of an innovative nightly TV news show in Israel that was designed to operate outside the traditional format and expectations of news shows. The authors -- participants and social scientists -- are led to valuable speculations and conclusions about the nature of television news.