Reviews

Author: 
Samantha Grant
Reviewer: 
Jon Marshall

Marshall on Grant, 'A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times'

Samantha Grant. A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times. Bullfrog Films, 2014. documentary film, DVD, 75 minutes.

Reviewed by Jon Marshall (Northwestern University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Seeking the Truth about Lies

Author: 
Andrew Dubber
Reviewer: 
Anya Luscombe

Luscombe on Andrew Dubber, 'Radio in the Digital Age'

Andrew Dubber. Radio in the Digital Age. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013. 208 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-6197-1; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-6196-4.

Reviewed by Anya Luscombe (University College Roosevelt) Published on Jhistory (July, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Dean Starkman
Reviewer: 
Gerry Lanosga

Lanosga on Starkman, 'The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism'

Dean Starkman. The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism. Columbia University Press, 2015. pp. $24.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-231-15818-3; (paperback), ISBN 978-0-231-15819-0.

Reviewed by Gerry Lanosga (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (June, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Robert Darnton
Reviewer: 
Sara Barker

Barker on Darnton, 'Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris'

Robert Darnton. Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010. Illustrations. vi + 224 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05715-9.

Reviewed by Sara Barker (University of Exeter) Published on Jhistory (June, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Shawn J. Parry-Giles
Reviewer: 
Tracy Lucht

Lucht on Parry-Giles, 'Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics'

Shawn J. Parry-Giles. Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 272 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03821-1; $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07978-8.

Reviewed by Tracy Lucht (Iowa State University) Published on Jhistory (June, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Eric Freedman, Richard Shafer
Reviewer: 
Catherine Cassara

Cassara on Freedman and Shafer, 'After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia'

Eric Freedman, Richard Shafer. After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia. Eurasian Political Economy and Public Policy Studies Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2011. 299 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-005-4.

Reviewed by Catherine Cassara (Bowling Green State University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Timothy Havens
Reviewer: 
Kim Gallon

Gallon on Havens, 'Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe'

Timothy Havens. Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe. New York: New York University Press, 2013. xii + 215 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3720-0; $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-3721-7.

Reviewed by Kim Gallon Published on Jhistory (May, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

The International Lure (Lore) of Black Television

Author: 
Michael Baranowski
Reviewer: 
Stephen Pimpare

Pimpare on Baranowski, 'Navigating the News: A Political Media User's Guide'

Michael Baranowski. Navigating the News: A Political Media User's Guide. Santa Barbara: Praeger Publishers, 2013. 173 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4408-0321-5; ISBN 978-1-4408-0322-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Pimpare (Columbia University School of Social Work) Published on Jhistory (April, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

How to Watch the News

Author: 
Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, Joshua Green
Reviewer: 
Michael B. Munnik

Munnik on Jenkins and Ford and Green, 'Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture'

Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, Joshua Green. Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2013. xv + 351 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4350-8; ISBN 978-0-8147-4351-5; ISBN 978-0-8147-4390-4.

Reviewed by Michael B. Munnik (University of Edinburgh (Alwaleed Centre)) Published on Jhistory (March, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Spreading a New Buzzword to Describe Participatory Culture

Author: 
Geoff Kaplan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christos Mais

Mais on Kaplan, 'Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture, 1964-1974'

Geoff Kaplan, ed. Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture, 1964-1974. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-42435-4.

Reviewed by Christos Mais Published on Jhistory (March, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Graphics Have the Power: The Sixties' Dissident Press

Author: 
Kari Karppinen
Reviewer: 
Deeptanil Ray

Ray on Karppinen, 'Rethinking Media Pluralism'

Kari Karppinen. Rethinking Media Pluralism. Donald Mcgannon Research Center's Everett C. Parker Book Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. 239 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-4512-3; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-4513-0.

Reviewed by Deeptanil Ray (Jadavpur University) Published on Jhistory (March, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Karen Buzzard
Reviewer: 
Bill Huntzicker

Huntzicker on Buzzard, 'Tracking the Audience: The Ratings Industry from Analog to Digital'

Karen Buzzard. Tracking the Audience: The Ratings Industry from Analog to Digital. New York: Routledge, 2012. x + 174 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8058-5852-5.

Reviewed by Bill Huntzicker (St. Cloud State University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Searching for a Currency for Buying and Selling Audiences

Author: 
Brooke Kroeger
Reviewer: 
Gerry Lanosga

Lanosga on Kroeger, 'Undercover Reporting: The Truth about Deception'

Brooke Kroeger. Undercover Reporting: The Truth about Deception. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2012. 432 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-2619-0.

Reviewed by Gerry Lanosga (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Julian Cox, Rebekah Jacob, Monica Karales
Reviewer: 
Kera Lovell

Lovell on Cox and Jacob and Karales, 'Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales'

Julian Cox, Rebekah Jacob, Monica Karales. Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina, 2013. xxii + 125 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-157-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61117-158-7.

Reviewed by Kera Lovell Published on Jhistory (January, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Amy Reynolds, Gary Hicks
Reviewer: 
Andrew Salvati

Salvati on Reynolds and Hicks, 'Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era'

Amy Reynolds, Gary Hicks. Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era. Los Angeles: Litwin Books, 2012. 208 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9802004-6-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Salvati Published on Jhistory (January, 2014) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

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