Getting It Wrong Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism

ISBN-10: 0520262093
ISBN-13: 9780520262096
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 7/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
"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"
The Nuanced Myth: Bra Burning at Atlantic City
It's All about the Media: Watergate's Heroic-Journalist Myth
The "Fantasy Panic": The News Media and the Crack-Baby Myth
"She Was Fighting to the Death": Mythmaking in Iraq
Hurricane Katrina and the Myth of Superlative Reporting
Conclusion
Notes
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Index

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