Sound and Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy

Sound and Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy
Author: 
Genre: 
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0801486394
ISBN13: 
9780801486395
Pages: 
322
Published: 
January 1st 2000 by Cornell University Press
Rating: 
4.05

For this new edition, Eric Alterman has made revisions throughout the book, with new material on the impact of the O. J. Simpson trial and the rise of MSNBC as well as on the Clinton scandals, the media's obsession with Monica Lewinsky, and the resulting conflation of investigative reporting with gossip.

Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America

Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America

The bestselling author demolishes myths about liberalism in a spirited polemic

Thanks to the machinations of the right, there is no dirtier word in American...
Here's the Deal

Here's the Deal

With the manufactured “crises” of the fiscal cliff and the debt-ceiling showdown, it is easy to dismiss our federal budget-deficit and debt clashes as a passing fad, just a case of partisan politics. But there is, in fact, a very real problem here: us, the...
Ron Paul Speaks

Ron Paul Speaks

Congressman Ron Paul—the presidential candidate who broke twenty-four-hour fundraising records twice—is a man of powerful, occasionally controversial convictions who does not pander to any political agenda other than what he believes is already supported by our...
The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America

The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America

As the 2000 census resoundingly demonstrated, the Anglo-Protestant ethnic core of the United States has all but dissolved. In a country founded and settled by their ancestors, British Protestants now make up less than a fifth of...
Where Does the Money Go?: Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis (Guided Tour of the Economy)

Where Does the Money Go?: Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis (Guided Tour of the Economy)

From the editors of the award-winning nonpartisan Web site Public Agenda Online comes this irreverent and...
Out of Order: An incisive and boldly original critique of the news media's domination of America's political process

Out of Order: An incisive and boldly original critique of the news media's domination of America's political process

Why are our politicians almost universally perceived as liars? What...
The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina

The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina

New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich examines the trail of fictions manufactured by the Bush administration from 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, exposing...