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Author Randall, David, 1951-

Title The great reporters [electronic resource] / David Randall.

Imprint London ; Ann Arbor, Mich. : Pluto Press, 2005.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vi, 280 p. : ill., ports.
Note Includes index.
Contents The world of the reporter : how, when and where the job has changed in 150 years -- William Howard Russell : the man who invented war corresponding -- Edna Buchanan, the best crime reporter there's ever been -- A.J. Liebling : the most quotable wit ever by-lined -- George Seldes : a reporter who got up the noses of the high and mighty -- Nellie Bly : the best undercover reporter in history -- Richard Harding Davies : one of the best descriptive reporters ever -- J.A. Macgahan : perpetrator of perhaps the greatest single piece of reporting ever -- James Cameron : the definitive foreign correspondent -- Floyd Gibbons : the supreme example of a reporter in pursuit of an assignment -- Hugh Mcilvanney : the best writer ever to apply words to newsprint -- Ernie Pyle : the reporter who never forgot who he was writing for -- Ann Leslie : the most versatile reporter ever -- Meyer Berger : the reporters' reporter.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Reporters and reporting -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Reporters and reporting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0745322972 (hardback)
0745322964 (pbk.)
9780745322971
9781849644587 (e-book)

 
    
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