Broadcast blues: dispatches from the twenty-year war between a television reporter and his medium
An Emmy Award-winning journalist exposes the distortions and pretensions of television journalism, offering a witty, candid account of his years on the air. 12,500 first printing. National ad/promo.
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BROADCAST BLUES: Dispatches from the Twenty-Year War Between a Television Reporter and His MediumUser Review - Kirkus
A crisp report, both funny and sad, on the career of a TV-news correspondent. As a lonely 13-year-old in Pittsburgh, Burns studiously took notes on every gesture of those confident kids who danced on ... Read full review
Broadcast blues: dispatches from the twenty-year war between a television reporter and his mediumUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This well-written book can, and perhaps should, be read in one sitting. Burns has spun a tale of his 20 years as a television reporter that is simultaneously humorous, cynical, and brutally honest ... Read full review