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Stossel, John

Overview
Works: 282 works in 577 publications in 5 languages and 11,807 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Autobiographies  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Drama  Silent films  Nonfiction television programs  Television news programs 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Host, Interviewer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 001.9
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Stossel
Publications by John Stossel
Most widely held works by John Stossel
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong by John Stossel( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
Myths and misconceptions covered in the book includes: Is the media unbiased? Are our schools helping or hurting our kids? Do singles have a better sex life than married people? Do we have less free time than we used to? Is outsourcing bad for American workers? Suburban sprawl is ruining America; money makes people happier; the world is too crowded; we're drowning in garbage; profiteering is evil; sweatshops exploit people. Investigative reporter Stossel takes on these issues and many more
No, they can't : why government fails--but individuals succeed by John Stossel( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
Teaching Tools for Macroeconomics, Government, and International Trade by John Stossel( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
15 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Teaching Tools for Microeconomics by John Stossel( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
16 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Shopping smart : the only consumer guide you'll ever need by John Stossel( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
General Motors : from dream to downfall ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
This program studies the economic pitfalls that sent GM into bankruptcy, as welll as the technological life rafts that could save it from oblivion. It documents plant closings, the 2008 auto industry bailout, and GM's struggle to produce viable electric and hybrid vehicles
Men, women & the sex difference ( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
The investigative reporter and consumer advocate debunks popular myths and misconceptions about suburban sprawl, whether or not money makes people happier, media bias, and other social, political, and economic issues
Race and sex : what we think (but can't say) ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Typecast, label, pigeonhole, it doesn't matter what word is used, they all mean the same thing -- to stereotype. As John Stossel reports, many people say it's natural to stereotype, and psychologists say we still categorize by things like age and race and gender because our brains are wired to do it automatically
John Stossel goes to Washington (VHS) by John Stossel( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
ABC News reporter John Stossel goes to the nation's capitol and turns the idea of "consumer reporting" on government itself. In the process, he uncovers governmental waste, incompetence and abuse of power. He looks at taxes, how the government tracks money, and how the government uses that money
The In crowd and social cruelty ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
20-20 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discovered which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
Media hype : when news coverage goes too far ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Examines factors that contribute to the exaggeration of risks and danger in the news media, using stories involving murder, shark attack, road rage, and carjacking as examples of skewed reporting
The Difference between men and women ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
You can't say that! : what's happening to free speech? ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Who determines when one person's right to expression must give way to another's sense of propriety? ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at growing constraints on free speech made in the interest of protecting the public from offense
Give me a break : [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media] by John Stossel( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Explains how ambitious bureaucrats, intellectually lazy reporters, and greedy lawyers make your life worse even as they claim to protect your interests
The blame game : are we a country of victims? ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Examines the excesses of the "victims movement" and how this tendency to blame our misfortunes on anyone but ourselves affects public policy and the workplace. More and more often, we claim to be "victims" of bad parents, an unjust society, a disability. Why should we accept responsibility for what happens to us?
Teens : what makes them tick? ( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Looks at the mental and physical differences between teenagers and adults. Seeks scientic explanations for why teens act the way they do, sometimes even weird in adults' eyes
Child safety outdoors ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Learn about these topics: Car seat safety, pedestrian safety, playground safety, safety on tricycles, bicycles, etc
Sick in America : John Stossel on healthcare ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Host John Stossel interviews patients, doctors, health insurance representatives, and other experts in an examination of health care in America. Included among the interviewees is Michael Moore, producer of Sicko
 
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Alternative Names
Ioannes Stossel
John Stossel Amerikaans televisiepresentator
John Stossel US-amerikanischer Journalist, Fernsehmoderator und libertärer Aktivist
Стоссел, Джон
스토셀, 존
ジョン・ストッセル
Languages
English (141)
Arabic (2)
Polish (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (1)
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