Dish How Gossip Became the News and the News Became Just Another Show

ISBN-10: 038081045X

ISBN-13: 9780380810451

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jeannette Walls

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Gossip. It's more than just hearsay. society columns, and supermarket tabloids. It has, like it or not, become a mainstay of American pop culture. In Dish, industry insider Jeannette Walls gives this provocative subject its due, offering a comprehensive, serious exploration of gossip and its social, historical, and political significance. Examining the topic from the inside out, Walls looks at the players; the origins of gossip, from birth of People magazine to the death of Ladi Di; and how technology including the Internet will continue to change the face gossip. As compelling and seductive as its subject matter, Dish brilliantly reveals the fascinating inner workings of a phenomenon that is definitely here to stay.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jeannette Walls was born in Phoenix, Arizona on April 21, 1960. She graduated from Barnard College and was a journalist in New York City for twenty years. Her books include a memoir entitled The Glass Castle and several novels including Half Broke Horses and The Silver Star.

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