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The Resource Into the buzzsaw : leading journalists expose the myth of a free press, edited by Kristina Borjesson ; foreword by Gore Vidal

Into the buzzsaw : leading journalists expose the myth of a free press, edited by Kristina Borjesson ; foreword by Gore Vidal

Label
Into the buzzsaw : leading journalists expose the myth of a free press
Title
Into the buzzsaw
Title remainder
leading journalists expose the myth of a free press
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kristina Borjesson ; foreword by Gore Vidal
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Writing in riveting, often gut-wrenching detail about their personal experiences with the "buzzsaw"--Concerted corporate and/or corporate efforts to kill their controversial stories and their careers, nearly two dozen print and TV journalists present devastating essays about the dangerous state of American journalism today. J
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.44/5/0973
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4738
LC item number
.I58 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Börjesson, Kristina
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  • Freedom of the press
  • Press
Label
Into the buzzsaw : leading journalists expose the myth of a free press, edited by Kristina Borjesson ; foreword by Gore Vidal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jane Akre
  • ch. 3.
  • The silence of the lambs : an American in journalistic exile
  • Greg Palast
  • ch. 4.
  • Shouting at the crocodile
  • Maurice Murad
  • ch. 5.
  • Into the buzzsaw
  • Kristina Borjesson
  • Foreword
  • ch. 6.
  • Coal mine canaries
  • David E. Hendrix
  • ch. 7.
  • When black becomes white
  • Philip Weiss
  • ch. 8.
  • Stories we love, stories we hate
  • Helen Malmgren
  • ch. 9.
  • Gore Vidal -- t Acknowledgments
  • The story no one wanted to hear
  • J. Robert Port
  • ch. 10.
  • A dream job
  • April Oliver
  • ch. 11.
  • Verdict first, evidence later : the case for Bobby Garwood
  • Monika Jensen-Stevenson
  • ch. 12.
  • Let's blow up our brand : the dangerous course of today's broadcast newsrooms
  • editor's introduction
  • Karl Idsvoog
  • ch. 13.
  • Mainstream media : the drug war's shills
  • Michael Levine
  • ch. 14.
  • The mighty Wurlitzer plays on
  • Gary Webb
  • ch. 15.
  • Crimes and silence : the CIA's criminal acts and the media's silence
  • John Kelly
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 16.
  • What happened to good old-fashioned muckraking?
  • Carl Jensen
  • ch. 17.
  • The light that won't go out
  • Brant Houston
  • ch. 18.
  • The rise and fall of professional journalism
  • Robert McChesney
  • Index
  • The price of liberty
  • Gerard Colby
  • ch. 3.
  • The fox, the hounds, and the sacred cows
Control code
48966808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781573929721
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002019181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
Label
Into the buzzsaw : leading journalists expose the myth of a free press, edited by Kristina Borjesson ; foreword by Gore Vidal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jane Akre
  • ch. 3.
  • The silence of the lambs : an American in journalistic exile
  • Greg Palast
  • ch. 4.
  • Shouting at the crocodile
  • Maurice Murad
  • ch. 5.
  • Into the buzzsaw
  • Kristina Borjesson
  • Foreword
  • ch. 6.
  • Coal mine canaries
  • David E. Hendrix
  • ch. 7.
  • When black becomes white
  • Philip Weiss
  • ch. 8.
  • Stories we love, stories we hate
  • Helen Malmgren
  • ch. 9.
  • Gore Vidal -- t Acknowledgments
  • The story no one wanted to hear
  • J. Robert Port
  • ch. 10.
  • A dream job
  • April Oliver
  • ch. 11.
  • Verdict first, evidence later : the case for Bobby Garwood
  • Monika Jensen-Stevenson
  • ch. 12.
  • Let's blow up our brand : the dangerous course of today's broadcast newsrooms
  • editor's introduction
  • Karl Idsvoog
  • ch. 13.
  • Mainstream media : the drug war's shills
  • Michael Levine
  • ch. 14.
  • The mighty Wurlitzer plays on
  • Gary Webb
  • ch. 15.
  • Crimes and silence : the CIA's criminal acts and the media's silence
  • John Kelly
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 16.
  • What happened to good old-fashioned muckraking?
  • Carl Jensen
  • ch. 17.
  • The light that won't go out
  • Brant Houston
  • ch. 18.
  • The rise and fall of professional journalism
  • Robert McChesney
  • Index
  • The price of liberty
  • Gerard Colby
  • ch. 3.
  • The fox, the hounds, and the sacred cows
Control code
48966808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781573929721
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002019181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits

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