Scribble scribble: notes on the media

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Knopf, Apr 1, 1978 - Social Science - 157 pages
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Twenty-five tussles with the American media and its various faults and glories reveal an incisive journalist's dislike of such episodes as Haldeman on CBS and the New York Magazine takeover and her passion for such gifts as Upstairs, Downstairs and the Do

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Nora Ephron like many journalists, produced some short pieces about the media. This is that edgy anthology. Some of the issues no longer matter, but to set the historical stage of the era, these are very useful. Read full review

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User Review  - slipstitch - LibraryThing

Essays about journalism and food writing and culture from the late '60s and early '70s. It's interesting how many issues were urgent then that don't matter now. That reflects on the author, though--she writes mainly about the key notes of the time rather than universals. Read full review

Contents

Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post
3
The Palm Beach Social Pictorial
19
The Making of Theodore H White
38
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

Nora Ephron is also the author of "Wallflower at the Orgy," She received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for "When Harry Met Sally..., Silkwood," and "Sleepless in Seattle," which she also directed. Her other credits include the film "Michael "and the play "Imaginary Friends," She lives in New York City with her husband, writer Nicholas Pileggi.

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