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The Journalist and the Murderer
The Journalist and the Murderer
Paperback      ISBN: 0679731830
Explores the relationship between journalists and their subjects, and the question of journalistic ethics, using the lawsuit of convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald against author Joe McGinniss, as a case study
Missing Pages: Black Journalists Of Modern America: An Oral History
Missing Pages
Black Journalists Of Modern America: An Oral History
Paperback      ISBN: 0786719931
An oral history of modern American journalism by trailblazing black journalists such as Ed Bradley, Max Robinson, and Karen Dewitt.
Kandy-kolored Tangerine-flake Streamline
Kandy-kolored Tangerine-flake Streamline
Mass Market Paperback      ISBN: 0671780581
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0385480016
A step-by-step guide to writing and managing the writer's life covers each portion of a written project, addresses such concerns as writer's block and getting published, and offers awareness and survival tips
Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire: 100 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life
Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire
100 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1605295957
Collects responses from Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire page through which celebrities answer a common series of probing personal questions, in a volume that includes entries for such figures as Bette Midler, Salman Rushdie, and Martin Scorsese.
Branded: The Buying and Selling of Teenagers
Branded
The Buying and Selling of Teenagers
Hardcover      ISBN: 0738206644
A thought-provoking exposT of the dark side of marketing to tennagers, looking at the underhanded advertising initiatives targeting teens, the reduction of teens to their lowest common denominator, and the consequences of such tactics in terms of youth creativity, individuality, and more. 50,000 first printing.
News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960-2000
News Dissector
Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960-2000
Paperback      ISBN: 1888451203
"As 'News Dissector' on Boston radio, Danny Schechter literally educated a generation..." —Noam Chomsky "Danny Schechter, a kind of journalist without borders, has shaken up public broadcasting, among many other media institutions, in the course of his career as a self-styled 'News Dissector' and human rights advocate..." —The Nation News Dissector brings together Schechter’s writings on human rights, politics, and the media over a span of four decades of activism and reporting, including ten years in radio news reporting and twenty years creating television news and public affairs programs and independent documentaries. These pieces provide a fascinating look at the trajectory of what was once simply called “The Movement
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0679435204
The author of Operating Instructions presents an intensely personal, inspirational, and witty guide that shares step-by-step pointers on how to live a writer's life. 35,000 first printing. Tour.

The Disappearance of Childhood
The Disappearance of Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0679751661
Argues that the intrusion of television into every home introduces children too early to adult concepts and activities and subverts their ability to think abstractly, and the very concept of childhood is being destroyed
Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Poison Penmanship
The Gentle Art of Muckraking
Paperback      ISBN: 0374521190
Mitford's brave look at the funeral business, her attack on the Famous Writers School, and her war against a California University that insisted on fingerprinting her are accompanied by her running commentary on the strategies of muckraking journalism