News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960-2000

News Dissector

Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960-2000

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ISBN10: 1888451203 ISBN13: 9781888451207 Publisher: Akashic Books Published: Jun 1 2001 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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"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

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