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The news about the news : American journalism in peril

Author: Leonard Downie; Robert G Kaiser
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2002.
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"Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser - both reporters and editors at the Washington Post for nearly four decades - take us inside the American news media to reveal why the journalism we watch and read is so often so bad, and to explain what can be done about it." "They demonstrate how the media's preoccupation with celebrities, entertainment, sensationalism and profits can make a mockery of news. They remind us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Downie, Leonard.
News about the news.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 2002
(OCoLC)606657246
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Downie; Robert G Kaiser
ISBN: 0375408746 9780375408748
OCLC Number: 47243860
Description: 292 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: News matters --
Americans and their news --
News that makes a difference --
Newspapers : where the news (mostly) comes from --
The network news --
Local television news : live at 4, 5, 6 and 11 --
The new news --
News values --
The future of news.
Responsibility: Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser.
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"Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser - both reporters and editors at the Washington Post for nearly four decades - take us inside the American news media to reveal why the journalism we watch and read is so often so bad, and to explain what can be done about it." "They demonstrate how the media's preoccupation with celebrities, entertainment, sensationalism and profits can make a mockery of news. They remind us of the value of serious journalism with inside accounts of how great stories were reported and written - a New York Times investigation of Scientology and the IRS, and a Washington Post expose of police excesses. They recount a tense debate inside their own newsroom about whether to publicize a presidential candidate's long-ago love affair."--Jacket.

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