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Like the authors' classic book The Elements of Journalism, Blur is a unique and readable discourse on how information culture is changing. Yes, old authorities are being dismantled and new ones created, and the way we obtain knowledge has changed. But seeking true and reliable information remains the most important purpose of journalism-and the object for those who consume it. In an age when the line between citizen and journalist is becoming increasingly fuzzy, Blur is an indispensable and serious-minded guide to navigating this new twenty-first-century media terrain.In the spring of 2009 the on-again-off-again news reports about the health of Steve Jobs, the CEO and co-founder of Apple ... For nearly five years, rumors and speculative news stories about the technology wizard had periodically swirled through Silicon Valley, spooking the stock market. ... But when Jobs appeared on television to introduce the new iPhone 3G at the Apple Worldwide Developersanbsp;...

Author:Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2010-10-05


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