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Informing the News - a book by Patterson, Thomas E.

Informing the News

The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism

Informing the News( )
Author: Patterson, Thomas E.
ISBN:978-0-345-80660-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters "if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news." Today's journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even when they get the facts rights, they often misjudge the context in which they belong.   Information is the lifeblood of a healthy...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.19 x 8.01 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.57 Pounds

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