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text Getting it wrong : ten of the greatest misreported stories in American journalism

Summary
Did the Washington Post bring down Richard Nixon by reporting on the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic remark by Walter Cronkite effectively end the Vietnam War? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to "finish the war" in the 1898 conflict with Spain? I... Read more
Contents
"I'll furnish the war": the making of a media myth -- Fright beyond measure? the myth of The war of the worlds -- Murrow vs. McCarthy: timing makes the myth -- The Bay of Pigs-New York Times suppression myth -- Debunking the "Cronkite moment" -- T... Read more
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xiii, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher
University of California Press 2010

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TADL-WOOD 071.3 CAM in Adult Non-fiction Available

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