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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (41 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Pete Hamill Narrator: Dan Lauria Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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From sensational headlines to celebrity gossip, how is the critical relationship of reader to newspaper being slowly undermined? Peter Hamill, a newspaperman for almost 4 decades and most recently editor-in-chief of the New York Daily News, gives a powerful critique of journalism at the end of the 20th century. This program is part of a new series called The Library of Contemporary Thought, giving top opinion makers a forum to explore the most provocative, fascinating, and relevant issues of our day.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kate | 3/18/2010

    " Should be read by anyone who reads or works at or values the newspaper. It is amazing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by George | 3/9/2009

    " An essay on the purpose, state and natural audience of journalism at the end of the twentieth century. Makes me wonder who reads newspapers these days and why. How and where do individuals get the ind of information they need to hand one another along? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alias Reader | 12/13/2008

    " rate 3 plus stars "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Scott | 5/8/2008

    " Liebling is a great writer, writing about World War II when the outcome was contingent. Reading this book led me to the Library of America World War II Reporting. "

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