Read All About It! by James D. Squires
: The Corporate Takeover of America's Newspapers

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A look at how the owners of American newspapers have sacrificed journalistic ideals for profit shows how journalism has become the province of large corporations that care more about private profit than about public debate. 20,000 first printing.
 

About James D. Squires

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Squires has been breeding and raising horses in Kentucky since 1990. From 1981 to 1989 he was the editor of the Chicago Tribune.
 
Published January 4, 1993 by Crown. 244 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Newspapers, Squires believes, no longer compete to produce the best journalism--which he defines as the most accurate portrayal of reality--but compete for the attention of consumers: ``What people want to read, watch and listen to is now more important in the evaluation of `news' than any of the...

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Squires got his start in journalism as a reporter at the Nashville Tennessean in 1962, idealistic and convinced that the press had a unique mission of providing enlightenment and thereby improving democracy.

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