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What Is Happening to News The Information Explosion and the Crisis in Journalism

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ISBN-10: 022600502X

ISBN-13: 9780226005027

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jack Fuller

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Across America, newspapers that have defined their cities for over a century are rapidly failing, their circulations plummeting even as opinion-soaked Web outlets like theHuffington Postthrive. Meanwhile, nightly news programs shock viewers with stories of horrific crime and celebrity scandal, while the smug sarcasm and shouting of pundits like Glenn Beck and Keith Olbermann dominate cable television. Is it any wonder that young people are turning away from the news entirely, trusting comedians like Jon Stewart as their primary source of information on current events?In the face of all the problems plaguing serious news,What Is Happening to Newsexplores the crucial question of how…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.02" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Jack Fuller was editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune and a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his journalism. He served as special assistant to Edward H. Levi in the Department of Justice.

Preface
The Collapse of the Old Order
The Science of Journalism
Models of the Mind
Knees, Natural Selection, and Neuron Networks
Knowing What You Feel
The Two Searchlights
Tricked by Our Minds
The Acids of Postmodernity
Tulips and the Hive
The Secrets of Story
A Kind of Truth
A Matter of Respect
A New Rhetoric for News
Afterword
Notes
Suggested Reading
Bibliography
Index