Bad News : The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News, And the Danger to Us All (Paperback)

Author: Fenton, Tom

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As the senior European correspondent for CBS News, Tom Fenton reported on everything from the Shah of Iran to the movements of al Qaeda throughout Europe -- a story he was tracking before 9/11. And what he has learned is sobering: Our once-noble news media has abdicated its responsibility to the American people, and endangered us in the process. In "Bad News," Fenton traces the drastic decline of "the news" back to the fall of the Soviet Union, when networks gutted their news operations, and in-depth reporting was replaced with sensationalistic crime stories and simpleminded "news you can use." The result? America was left utterly unprepared for the war on terror about to descend on its doorstep. Fenton's book is a rousing jeremiad -- and a plea for the news media to reestablish its role as a keeper of the public trust.


Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060853952
SKU 31244430
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0060853956
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0262
Publisher ReganBooks
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