Confidence Game: The Limited Vision of the News Gurus by Dean Starkman

Confidence Game: The Limited Vision of the News Gurus

byDean Starkman

Kobo ebook | December 22, 2011

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Dean Starkman takes on what has become a dominant perspective on the future of news in the digital age as personified by three well known media thinkers—Jay Rosen, Clay Shirky, and Jeff Jarvis—who have dominated the "future of news" debate. Starkman makes a powerful case that the perspective that these three represent, despite their many useful insights, is in the end corrosive to public-service journalism.

Dean Starkman, Columbia Journalism Review's Kingsford Capital fellow, runs The Audit. His forthcoming book The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Economic Crisis and the Financial Press, will be published by Columbia University Press.
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Title:Confidence Game: The Limited Vision of the News GurusFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 22, 2011Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231527942

ISBN - 13:9780231527941

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