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Seth Mnookin

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Seth Mnookin is a former media columnist for Newsweek, where he also covered politics, crime, and popular culture. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Slate, Spin, and elsewhere. A 2004 Joan Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, he lives in New York City.


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Hard News
Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media
Written by Seth Mnookin


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $16.00

On May 11, 2003, The New York Times devoted four pages of its Sunday paper to the deceptions of Jayson Blair, a mediocre former Times reporter who had made up stories, faked datelines, and plagiarized on a massive scale. The fallout from the Blair scandal rocked the Times to its core... Read more >
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Hard News
The Scandals at The New York Times and the Future of American Media
Written by Seth Mnookin


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $13.99

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