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Getting it wrong : debunking the greatest myths in American journalism / W. Joseph Campbell.

Author:
Campbell, W. Joseph [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2017, , ©2017]
Εdition:
Second edition.
Description:
xvii, 348 pages : illustrations, 23 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2010.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-326) and index.
Contents:
"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 -- TV viewers, radio listeners, and the myth of the first Kennedy-Nixon debate -- The Bay of Pigs-New York Times suppression myth -- Debunking the "Cronkite moment" -- The nuanced myth : bra burning at Atlantic City -- Picture power? : confronting the myths of the "napalm girl" photograph -- 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 -- Counterfeit quotations : swelling with a digital tide.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780520291270 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 0520291271 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 9780520291294 (paperback ; alk. paper)
  • 0520291298 (paperback ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016028742
OCLC:
952351424
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