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Breaking the News - 96 edition

Breaking the News (ISBN10: 0679758569; ISBN13: 9780679758563)
ISBN13: 978-0679758563
ISBN10: 0679758569

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0679442097
ISBN10: 067944209X

Summary: Why do Americans mistrust the news media? It may be because shows like "The McLaughlin Group" reduce participating journalists to so many shouting heads. Or because, increasingly, the profession treats issues as complex as health-care reform and foreign policy as exercises in political gamesmanship. These are just a few of the arguments that have made Breaking the News so controversial and so widely acclaimed. Drawing on his own experience as a National Book Award-wi
nning journalist--and on the gaffes of colleagues from George Will to Cokie Roberts--Fallows shows why the media have not only lost our respect but alienated us from our public life.
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Summary: Why do Americans mistrust the news media? It may be because shows like "The McLaughlin Group" reduce participating journalists to so many shouting heads. Or because, increasingly, the profession treats issues as complex as health-care reform and foreign policy as exercises in political gamesmanship. These are just a few of the arguments that have made Breaking the News so controversial and so widely acclaimed. Drawing on his own experience as a National Book Award-winning journalist--and on the gaffes of colleagues from George Will to Cokie Roberts--Fallows shows why the media have not only lost our respect but alienated us from our public life. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 1996
International: No



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