Attack the Messenger: How Politicians Turn You Against the Media / Edition 1

Attack the Messenger: How Politicians Turn You Against the Media / Edition 1

by Craig Crawford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742538176

ISBN-13: 9780742538177

Pub. Date: 11/25/2007

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Attack the Messenger is an objective look at the loss of public trust in the news media-and the resulting threat to American democracy. Biased, sloppy, and sometimes deceitful reporting is partly to blame, but this book primarily examines how politicians declared war on the media's role as an honest broker of information-and won. Craig Crawford takes readers who

Overview

Attack the Messenger is an objective look at the loss of public trust in the news media-and the resulting threat to American democracy. Biased, sloppy, and sometimes deceitful reporting is partly to blame, but this book primarily examines how politicians declared war on the media's role as an honest broker of information-and won. Craig Crawford takes readers who crave truth in news through the power struggle between the government and mainstream media, as well as directs them on how to avoid political propaganda and find the most reliable news sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742538177
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/25/2007
Series:
American Political Challenges Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Turning the Tables Chapter 2 Blame the Messenger Chapter 3 A President Lies Chapter 4 Spinning Lies Chapter 5 A War Story Chapter 6 Who Will Tell the Truth? Chapter 7 The End of an Era Chapter 8 Winners and Losers Chapter 9 Media Culpa Chapter 10 How to Get the Real Story Chapter 11 What Now?

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