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ERIC Number: ED084551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 230
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News: A Consumer's Guide.
Doig, Ivan; Doig, Carol
A guide to news media, this book describes how to tell when a report is biased; provides tips on spotting hoaxes and public relations ploys in the news; gives standards to judge expert opinion and reliable sources; lists critics and other sources of help for the news consumer; discusses the endless contest among politicians, newsmen, and consumers; guides consumers through comprehensive source notes for personal research into the news; and discusses the ethics and economics of the newsroom, the reporter's many daily pitfalls, and the muss and hub-bub of life which are processed into news stories. (HOD)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 07632 ($6.95 cloth, $3.95 paper)
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