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Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press

By: Borjesson, Kristina, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amherst NY, Prometheus Books: 2002

Edition: 4th printing

Seller ID: 15626


[very light soiling to bottom edge, paper-clip indentation at top of one page, minimal shelfwear; jacket shows only light handling wear]. (B&W photographs) A collection of essays by print and TV journalists about "concerted corporate and/or government efforts to kill their controversial stories and their careers," this book portrays "a press corps that regularly engages in self-censorship and attacks reporters who come under fire for not doing so, [and] a Fo... View more info

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City Girl in the Country, and Other Stories

By: Browning, Norma Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8194


(price-clipped) [solid copy, a bit of wear to cloth at spine ends; jacket edgeworn with a few small tears, minor chipping and a bit of paper loss at spine ends, some rubbing to front panel and along spine]. The author was a "girl reporter" for the Chicago Tribune, and this volume collects her "stories of vice queens, society queens, and real queens; fraudulent 'doctors' who cure anything from cancer to tuberculosis by remote control; the simple rural people ... View more info

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Give Us a Little Smile, Baby

By: Coleman, Harry J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14517


[good solid copy, minor shelfwear, light staining to endpapers, contemporary gift inscription on front pastedown, light spotting (foxing?) on a few pages; jacket only moderately worn, spine a little faded, but has been laminated by a previous owner]. (B&W photographs, cartoon drawings) "Written in 'ball park English,' here is a photo-biography of an ace news photographer. Mr. Coleman gives us his amazing mass of memories of the whole turbulent newspaper scene throu... View more info

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The Mirror: A Political History

By: Edelman, Maurice

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, London House and Maxwell: (c.1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6421


[solid copy, slight dust-darkening of top edge, previous owner's name/date on ffep; jacket somewhat soiled, mild wrinkling at spine ends]. (B&W photographs) History of the British newspaper, from its beginnings in 1903, through its rise to the status of a national institution. View more info

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Newspapers: A Lost Cause?: Strategic Management of Newspaper Firms in the United States and The Netherlands

By: Hendriks, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dordrecht/Boston/London, Kluwer Academic Publishers: (c.1999)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14386


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice-looking copy with no discernible external wear, but with some yellow hi-liting and marginal ink markings in several chapters]. (tables, charts) The book "describes the recent history of newspaper firms in the United States and The Netherlands, and attempts to assess the chances of survival of the printed newspaper." View more info

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Kick Ass: Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen [*SIGNED*]

By: Hiaasen, Carl (edited by Diana Stevenson)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University Press of Florida: (c.1999)

Edition: 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14712


[good solid copy, very light soiling to page edges, no significant wear; jacket a bit rubbed]. INSCRIBED ("For _______ -- / Best wishes!") and SIGNED by Hiaasen on the title page. A selection of the popular author's Miami Herald columns from 1985-1998, "written with the same dark humor and satirical edge" as his best-selling novels. "Known for evoking the disastrously flawed paradise of modern South Florida, Hiaasen proves in these columns that fac... View more info

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To Moscow -- and Beyond: A Reporter's Narrative [*SIGNED*]

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: (c.1960)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21034


[nice solid copy with minimal wear, a touch of soiling to bottom of text block, tiny scrape mark on ffep; jacket shows very light soiling, sliglht wear at bottom front corner of front panel, short closed (repaired) tear at top of spine]. (B&W photographs, endpaper maps) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the second front endpaper: "March 28th 1960 / To Florence Henderson -- / With warmest regards / Harrison E. Salisbury." "Barred from Russia for five yea... View more info

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Newshawk: A Novel of a Newspaperman's Fight Against Crime in the Prohibition Era

By: Thomas, Christy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: (c.1962)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14706


[nice copy, light shelfwear to bottom edge, minor soiling to top edge, previous owner's signature on ffep; jacket shows only light wear at extremities]. Here's why vanity presses exist: so that people who've had interesting lives can write "novels" that are rather nakedly autobiographical. The author (per the blurb) had worked at the "finest newspapers in New York City, Los Angeles and Seattle" before finding his true calling as general manager of the S... View more info

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Never Go Anywhere Without a Pencil [*SIGNED*]

By: Van Horne, Harriet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1972, 1969)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20691


[minor shelfwear, binding just slightly shaken; jacket has tiny nicks at several spine corners, minor crinkling at spine ends, otherwise bright and clean]. INSCRIBED "For Bob Lewine / a dear, kind friend" and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Commentary by a widely syndicated journalist and columnist, "a commentator who is often morally indignant when relating the day's lamentable events and a poetic stylist when reminiscing about the past, describing a succ... View more info

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Killed Cartoons: Casualties from the War on Free Expression

By: Wallis, David, ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: (c.2007)_

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18443


[clean and fresh, a flawless, as-new book]. Trade PB (cartoons) An assemblage of "nearly one hundred editorial cartoons you wanted to see but weren't allowed to: all were banned for being too hot to handle," providing as much evidence as you should need (if you're brain's working) that the USA largely has "a neutered press that's more lapdog than watchdog." Most of these date from the early 21st Century (i.e. the GWB years), although there are some olde... View more info

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The East Village Other (issue of February 23, 1971)

By: {underground newspaper}

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, East Village Other, Inc.: 1971

Edition: (Vol. 6, No. 13)

Seller ID: 15547


[horizontal fold across middle, small tear at right-hand side of front cover (at fold line), otherwise only light edgewear, some age-yellowing but not to the point of brittleness]. (B&W photographs, cartoons, ads) Issue of New York's counterculture newspaper, from about a year before it ceased publication. The featured items in this issue are: an open letter from the "New York '21'" (aka "The Panther 21"), which seems to have been a dissident offshoot o... View more info