The kingdom and the power
With drama and riveting detail, the author of Unto the Sons presents a candidly fascinating look at the making of the remarkable publishing dynasty that is The New York Times--all the history behind the headlines. "Beautifully documented . . . no less than a landmark in the field of writing about journalism".--The Nation. Previous publisher: Dell.
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Review: The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the WorldUser Review - Keith - Goodreads
If I'm ever lucky enough to report in New York, I'll be glad to have read this. It is essentially a series of profiles on every major figure who worked on The New York Times from the time it was bought by Adolf Ochs to publication--by the best profiler of our time. Read full review
Review: The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the WorldUser Review - Jlemay - Goodreads
Good stuff if you like behind-the-scenes-at-newspapers stories, chronicles of periods of American history, and interactions of the two, which I do. Read full review