Broadcast blues: dispatches from the twenty-year war between a television reporter and his medium

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HarperCollinsPublishers, Apr 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 241 pages
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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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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

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About the author (1993)

Eric Burns is the host of Fox News Channel's "Fox News Watch." A former NBC News correspondent, Burns was named one of the best writers in the history of broadcast journalism by the Washington Journalism Review. He is also an Emmy winner for media criticism. He is the author of four previous books; his "The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol," was named one of the best academic press volumes of 2003 by the American Library Association.