The Brass Check (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Study of American Journalism

The Brass Check (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Study of American Journalism

by Upton Sinclair
     
 

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Sinclair called Brass Check, published in 1919, "the most important and most dangerous book I have ever written."  This full-throated exposé of the hypocrisy and outright fraud afflicting the journalism of his time makes for fascinating reading today, as many of Sinclair's findings are applicable to the contemporary media landscape.

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Sinclair called Brass Check, published in 1919, "the most important and most dangerous book I have ever written."  This full-throated exposé of the hypocrisy and outright fraud afflicting the journalism of his time makes for fascinating reading today, as many of Sinclair's findings are applicable to the contemporary media landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411435544
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
445
Sales rank:
1,082,810
File size:
488 KB

Meet the Author

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) is best remembered for The Jungle (1906), a muckraking exposé of the unsanitary and unfair working conditions that characterized the U. S. meatpacking industry. A lifelong progressive, he ran for the governor of California in 1934.

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