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- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 19782012, is the first book to comprehensively examine career patterns in American journalism. In 1978 Brookings Senior Fellow Stephen Hess surveyed 450 journalists who were covering national government for U.S. commercial news organizations. His study became the award-winning The Washington Reporters... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 18.99
The period from Election Day to Inauguration Day in America seems impossibly short. Newly elected U.S. presidents have less than eleven weeks to construct a new government composed of supporters and strangers, hailing from all parts of the nation. This unique and daunting process always involves at least some mistakesin hiring, perhaps, or in policy... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 19.99
Americans often forget that, just as they watch the world through U.S. media, they are also being watched. Foreign correspondents based in the United States report news and provide context to events that are often unfamiliar or confusing to their readers back home. Unfortunately, there has been too little thoughtful examination of the foreign press... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 14.99
What happens when a conservative president makes a liberal professor from the Ivy League his top urban affairs adviser? The president is Richard Nixon, the professor is Harvard's Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Of all the odd couples in American public life, they are probably the oddest. Add another Ivy League professor to the White House staff when Nixon... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 28.99
The Constitution states that no title of nobility shall be granted by the United States,? yet it seems political nobility is as American as apple pie. As Hess illustrates, while there always have been dynasties in America, they have not always been the same families: Dynasties are born and dynasties die, their rise and fall is part of the flux of... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.99
These candid conversations capture the difficulties of reporting during crisis and war, particularly the tension between government and the press. The participants include distinguished journalistsAmerican and foreign, print and broadcastand prominent public officials, past and present. They illuminate the struggle to balance free speech and the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 15.99
Revised and updated just in time for the 2000 campaign, this shrewd and amusing series of observations provides a political etiquette for campaign behavior on the part of both politicians and journalists. Features illustrations by America's foremost political cartoonists, including Herblock, Paul Conrad, Jeff McNally, Don Wright, Garry Trudeau, Jim... more...
- AEI Press 2009; US$ 28.99
The Politically Correct University shows how the universities' quest for 'diversity' has produced in too many departments a stifling uniformity of thought. Required reading for those who want American universities to eschew political correctness." ? Michael Barone, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute more...