The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times : the Institution that Influences the World

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Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 555 pages
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"A landmark in the field of writing about journalism." The Nation
The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as today's headlines.

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Talese caught the New York Times in the late Sixties at a time of transition for it and the entire news community. His book also functions as a history of the "paper of record" from its inception up ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Gay Talese was a reporter for The New York Times from 1956 to 1965. Since then he has written for The New York Times, Esquire, The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, and other national publications. He is the author of 13 books. He lives with his wife, Nan, in New York City.

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