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Author: Kevin M Lerner
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Journalism in perspective: continuities and disruptions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"(MORE): A Journalism Review was co-founded by J. Anthony Lukas, a star at the New York Times who felt that the rigors of daily journalism were stifling him and other journalists like him, and Richard Pollak, a former Newsweek media writer. From 1971 to 1978, they and their collaborators and successors produced a monthly magazine that addressed newsroom diversity, the relationship between the press and politicians,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Kevin M., 1977- author.
Provoking the press
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019005560
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Lerner
ISBN: 9780826221865 0826221866
OCLC Number: 1056780823
Notes: Revised and expanded version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Rutgers University, 2014, titled Gadfly to the watchdogs : how the journalism review (MORE) goaded the mainstream press toward self-criticism in the 1970s.
Description: xi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A culture of criticism : the limitations of the American newsroom and the societal role of press criticism --
Rosebud associates : the crisis of objectivity in American journalism and the founding of (MORE) --
The marble admonition : chronicling the journalism of the early '70s and challenging the institutional press --
The gathering of the gothamedia : the first A.J. Liebling Counter-convention and the coalescence of the intellectual elite of American journalism --
Get me rewrite : (MORE) adjusts to the post-Watergate press --
The Gadfly : how press critics and their targets interact : two case --
Studies of (More) and the New York times --
How the press became the media : more becomes a "media magazine" --
Further(MORE) : the demise of (MORE), and its legacy for press criticism.
Series Title: Journalism in perspective: continuities and disruptions.
Other Titles: (MORE) magazine and the crisis of confidence in American journalism
Responsibility: Kevin M. Lerner.

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