Confidence Game: The Limited Vision of the News Gurus

Kobo ebook | November 22, 2011

byDean Starkman

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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.

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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 thei...

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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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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