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Behind the Lines Inside the "New" New York Times

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ISBN-10: 0679418776

ISBN-13: 9780679418771

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edwin Diamond

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"Behind the Times offers an incisive examination of the present uncertain state of the New York Times - long regarded as the world's most respected paper - and of the "reader friendly" revolution it has haltingly attempted over the past twenty years. Edwin Diamond tells a story of changing "Timesian values" (as they are dryly called in the newsroom) and of the editorial struggles, the star columnists and critics, the institutional self-importance - and the political and cultural favorites of the Times' owners and editors. Diamond goes behind the scenes to recount the Times' by-the-numbers business plan to win new audiences and hold on to its dominant economic position in the new media…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/18/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 437
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction: A Little Wild Streakp. 3
Punch and His Timesp. 33
Our Crowd, Our Paperp. 64
The Changes: 1. Soft Timesp. 84
The Changes: 2. Safe Timesp. 113
The Changes: 3. Money Timesp. 146
Last of the Red Hot Mamasp. 168
Choosing Max (and Joe)p. 212
The Newsroom: The Times That Tries Men's Soulsp. 240
Opinion Times: Anna and Abe and Bill and Maureen and Garryp. 274
Roughing It in Culture Gulchp. 307
Tweedy Backwater: Behind the Lines at the Book Reviewp. 339
Old Times, New Timesp. 369
Times-line: A Selected Chronology of Eventsp. 395
Acknowledgmentsp. 407
Sources and Notesp. 409
Indexp. 425
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