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The great reporters

Author: David Randall
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the greatest journalists in history & their best stories -- chosen by David Randall of the Independent on Sunday.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Randall, David, 1951-
Great reporters.
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005006707
(OCoLC)58526551
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Randall
ISBN: 9781435662407 1435662407 9781849644587 1849644586 128175062X 9781281750624 6611750622 9786611750626
OCLC Number: 666933109
Notes: Includes index.
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.
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