Great Journalism Too Hot to Print
Edited by David Wallis
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Killed by David Wallis
Book DescriptionKilled resurrects remarkable articles that prestigious publications such as The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, and Rolling Stone assigned to accomplished writers for sizeable fees, then discarded for reasons having nothing to do with their quality and everything to do with their potential for unwanted controversy, political incorrectness, or undue pressure from an advertiser. Read for the first time Mike Sager's profile of Palestinian militants involved in the intifada of 1987 that was killed by the Washington Post Magazine because his story did not side with Israel, and Ted Rall's essay on his deadbeat dad that was deemed too dark by the New York Times Magazine for its Father's Day issue. While the notion of a killed article is nothing new, the breakneck pace of media consolidation has raised the stakes for contrarian writers and readers as independent publishers dwindle. Killed arises out of this moment, bringing these outstanding pieces of censored journalism into the public arena for the first time. Some of the other contributors included are Rich Cohen, Daniel Asa Rose, Alec Wilkinson, Noam Chomsky, Douglas Rushkoff, Pat Jordan, Robert Fisk, Clive Thompson, Silvana Paternostro, Glenn O'Brien, Christopher Hitchens, Gore Vidal, and Luc Sante.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560255819
(210mm x 140mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 14-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Wallis
Killed Cartoons, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by David Wallis
One hundred political cartoons you wanted to see, but weren't allowed to: all were banned for being too hot to handle.
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