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Campbell, W. Joseph.

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? In Getting It Wrong, W. Joseph Campbell addresses and dismantles such prominent media-driven myths--stories about or by the news media that are widely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 071.3 CAM

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Media consumers rely on objectivity from their news sources, but that's not always a realistic expectation. Uncovering Bias in the News looks at the ways in which multiple media outlets can cover the same story in vastly different ways, the reasons for these differences, and how to recognize bias in a news report."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 071 HAR

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

10 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: "not government oppression or suppression," he writes, but self-censorship, group-think, bias by omission, and passing off opinion, propaganda, pseudo-events, and outright lies as news. With the depth of historical background...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Taibbi, Matt

Summary: In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business. In the Internet age, the press have mastered the art of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: OR Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 TAI

Stossel, John.

Summary: When he hit the airwaves thirty years ago, Stossel helped create a whole new category of news, dedicated to protecting and informing consumers. As a crusading reporter, he chased snake-oil peddlers, rip-off artists, and corporate thieves, winning the applause of his peers. But along the way, he noticed that there was something far more troublesome going on: While the networks screamed about the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 STO