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Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
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From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news cycle, legendary journalist Bob Schieffer examines political journalism today and those who practice it. Based on interviews with over 40 media leaders, Schieffer provides an inside look at the changing role of media and asks whether today's citizens are more informed or just overwhelmed.
Foreword PART I: HOW WE GOT FROM THERE TO HERE Chapter 1: Are We Getting the Right Stuff Chapter 2: How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Donald? Chapter 3: The Numbers Guys: What the Pollsters Missed Chapter 4: And That's the Way it Is, er, Was Chapter 5: Here's the Way We Are: The New Neighbors Chapter 6: Fake News: A Clear and Present Danger PART II: THE FUTURE HAS ARRIVED Chapter 7: Walt Mosberg: Bridging the Gap Chapter 8: The Washington Post: New Way, New Culture Chapter 9: The New York Times: Doing What They Do Best (Faster) Chapter 10: The Wall Street Journal: Dividing Church and State Chapter 11: The Texas Tribune: Filling a Texas Size Void Chapter 12: Island in the Stream: CBS News Goes Digital Chapter 13: Andy Lack: Around the World and Back Chapter 14: The Cable Guy(s) Chapter 15: NPR Goes Back To Basics Chapter 16: The Root: Straight Talk and a Little Shade Chapter 17: The Podcasts: The New Cool Chapter 18: Newsletters: Suddenly Old Is New Chapter 19: Colbert and the Case of the Stolen Gig Chapter 20: Flying Solo Sooner: Training Tomorrow's Journalists PART III: FINAL THOUGHTS Chapter 21: 2016 Reflections on the Year that Was Afterword Acknowledgments About the Authors and Contributors
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