9780965268783

Feeding Frenzy : Attack Journalism and American Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780965268783

  • ISBN10:

    0965268780

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-03-01
  • Publisher: LANAHAN

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Preface to the 1991 Edition ix
Preface to the 1993 Paperback Edition xiii
Inquisition, American Style
Attack Journalism and Feeding Frenzies
1(17)
The Press of Yesteryear
From Canard to Cover-up to Expose
18(15)
The Boys in the Bush
The Attack Mentality within the News Media
33(37)
A Thousand Points of Gossip
How the Politicians, the Public, and the Pundits Feed the Frenzy
70(27)
Rumor and Excess
Junkyard Dog Journalism on the Prowl
97(36)
Frenzies that Weren't
The Other Side of the Story
133(9)
Consequences
142(11)
Remedies
153(22)
Notes 175(8)
Appendix Interviews 183(8)
Selected Bibliography 191(6)
Index 197

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