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Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press

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The buzzsaw is what reporters call the powerful system of censorship in the US that is revealed to those investigating extremely sensitive stories, usually having to do with high-level government or corporate malfeasance. Here a group of journalists, who usually avoid collaboration and the spotlight, risk the blade by describing their encounters with it.
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Writing in riveting detail about their personal experiences with corporate efforts to kill their controversial stories and their careers, nearly two dozen print and TV journalists present devastating essays about the dangerous state of American journalism today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573929721
Subtitle:
Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press
Editor:
Borjesson, Kristina
Foreword:
Vidal, Gore
Editor:
Borjesson, Kristina
Foreword:
Vidal, Gore
Author:
Bernstein, Carl
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Location:
Amherst, N.Y.
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Freedom of the press
Subject:
Press
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Media Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
49
Publication Date:
March 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
6 x 9 in.

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