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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Randall, David, 1951-
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, ©2005
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781435662407 1435662407 9781849644587 1849644586 128175062X 9781281750624|
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (vi, 280 pages) : illustrations|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||The world of the reporter --
Meyer Berger, the reporters' reporter --
Nellie Bly, the best undercover reporter in history --
Edna Buchanan, the best crime reporter there's ever been --
James Cameron, the definitive foreign correspondent --
Richard Harding Davies, one of the best descriptive reporters ever --
Floyd Gibbons, the supreme example of a reporter in pursuit of an assignment --
Ann Leslie, the most versatile reporter ever --
AJ Liebling, the most quotable wit ever by-lined --
JA Macgahan, perpetrator of perhaps the greatest piece of reporting ever --
Hugh mcilvanney, the best writer ever to apply words to newsprint --
Ernie pyle, the reporter who never forgot who he was writing for --
William howard russell, the man who invented war corresponding --
George seldes, a reporter who got up the noses of the high and mighty.
David Randall knows journalism and loves journalism. He understands journalism from the inside but has also managed to maintain a principled detachment, brilliantly evidenced in his Universal
- Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
- Reporters and reporting -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Reporters and reporting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Media Studies.
- LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism.
- Reporters and reporting.
- United States.