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What Good Is Journalism?

How Reporters and Editors Are Saving America"s Way of Life

  • 346 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Missouri Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Media studies,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • USA,
  • Journalism,
  • Nonfiction / General,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorge Kennedy (Editor), Daryl Moen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166563M
    ISBN 100826217303
    ISBN 109780826217301

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