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Canaries in the mineshaft : essays on politics and media

Author: Renata Adler
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this new collection of essays, spanning three decades, Adler's wide-ranging reflections remain centered on two increasingly fused areas of interest: the politics by which we organize our common and public world, and the media, which now actually distort our information about that world."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Renata Adler
ISBN: 031227520X 9780312275204
OCLC Number: 45909176
Description: 390 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Searching for the real Nixon scandal: A last inference --
Reflections on political scandal --
The Justices and the journalists --
The extreme nominee --
Coup at the Court --
Decoding the Starr Report --
Monica's story --
Letter from Biafra --
But Ohio. Well, I guess that's one state where they elect to lock and load: The National Guard --
Concentration, squares, jeopardy, and bouillon cubes --
Afternoon television: Unhappiness enough, and time --
Who's here? What time is it? --
Cookie, Oscar, Grover, Ernie, and company --
G. Gordon Liddy in America --
House critic --
A court of no appeal.
Responsibility: Renata Adler.
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"In this new collection of essays, spanning three decades, Adler's wide-ranging reflections remain centered on two increasingly fused areas of interest: the politics by which we organize our common and public world, and the media, which now actually distort our information about that world."--Jacket.

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