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The imperial messenger : Thomas Friedman at work

Author: Belén Fernández
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2011.
Series: Chatto counterblasts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Factual errors, ham-fisted analysis, and contradictory assertions--compounded by a penchant for mixed metaphors and name-dropping--distinguish the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman. The Imperial Messenger reveals the true value of this media darling, a risible writer whose success tells us much about the failures of contemporary journalism. Belén Fernández dissects  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fernández, Belén, 1982-
Imperial messenger.
London ; New York : Verso, 2011
(DLC) 2011284730
(OCoLC)711052043
Named Person: Thomas L Friedman; Thomas L Friedman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Belén Fernández
ISBN: 9781844678396 1844678393
OCLC Number: 858912165
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: America --
The Arab/Muslim world --
The special relationship.
Series Title: Chatto counterblasts.
Responsibility: Belén Fernández.

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Factual errors, ham-fisted analysis, and contradictory assertions - compounded by a penchant for mixed metaphors and name-dropping - distinguish the work of Pulitzer Prize - winning New York Times  Read more...

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