Friday, November 19, 2010

Investigative Journalism


- The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the World by John S. Friedman - A one-of-a-kind collection of political histories that have changed the way we look at the world. Includes pieces by I.F. Stone, Seymour Hersh, Greg Palast, James Risen and others
--Klein, Woody. The Inside Stories of Modern Political Scandals: How Investigative Reporters Have Changed the Course of American History. Praeger, 2010. Rev. A recounting of major investigative coups of the past sixty years—Woodward-Berstein Watergate revelations, Bethany McLean on Enron, Eric Lichtblau and James Risen on Bush admin. vast eavesdropping program, Dana Priest and “extraordinary rendition,” et al.
--Tell Me No Lies by John Pilger - a Collection of investigative journalism of the past 60 years includes pieces by well-regarded reporters such as Seymour Hersh, Greg Palast, Edward R. Murrow, Jessica Mitford, Eric Schlosser and other. Rev. Columbia Journalism Rev. (Nov. Dec. 2010).

OMNI's media endowment to UA's Mullins Library includes specific reference to the purchase of books and films on investigative journalism.

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