30: the collapse of the great American newspaper

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Ivan R. Dee, Sep 25, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 245 pages
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The era of the big-city newspaper as a dependable beacon for the American people is over. A few stalwarts, including the New York Times and the Washington Post, remain true to the mission that has defined them for more than a century, but even they are in jeopardy. And what's happened to the others? Charles Madigan's -30- is the story of the decline of an important institution, the big-city American newspaper, told in a collection of incisive pieces by practitioners of the art and craft of journalism. At heart it's an insider's story, but with serious and vast consequences in the world beyond the newsroom.

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Did you pick up and read a newspaper today? If so, you are in an ever-shrinking minority. Newspaper readership has been in decline in the United States since the 1960s and is almost extinct in the 18 ... Read full review


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