Posted by Mei on May 27, 2003
Could anybody help me with the bracketed phrase snd sentence. I am not quite sure of their meanings.
The determined search for ever larger rating figures, due to the higher sponsorship revenues they could demand, (made television news increasingly image-oriented in its drive to attract audiences. An emphasis was routinely placed on staged events, primarily because they were usually packaged by the news promoters behind them [whether governmental or corporate]) with the visual needs of television in mind.