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By Matthew C. Ehrlich

ISBN-10: 0252074327

ISBN-13: 9780252074325

Now in paperback, Matthew C. Ehrlich's "Journalism within the video clips" is the tale of Hollywood's depiction of yankee journalism from the beginning of the sound period to the current. Ehrlich argues that motion pictures have relentlessly performed off just like the journalist as an individual who sees via lies and hypocrisy, sticks up for the little man, and serves democracy. concentrating on movies approximately key figures and occasions in journalism, together with "Mr. Smith is going to Washington", "All the President's Men", and "The Insider", "Journalism within the video clips" offers a different chance to mirror on how video clips relate not just to journalism but additionally American existence and democracy.

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This quote and those that follow come from the Chicago Daily Journal, July 5, 6, and 10, 1910. 20-44/Ehrlich 40 4/15/04, 8:48 AM the front page 10. For more on the traction controversies, see Perry Duis, Challenging Chicago (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998), pp. 3–41; Donald L. Miller, City of the Century (New York: Touchstone, 1996), pp. 254–300. 11. Hecht, Child of the Century, pp. 119, 143. 12. Harry Hansen, Midwest Portraits (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1923), p. 327. 13. D.

20-44/Ehrlich 36 4/15/04, 8:48 AM the front page Walter (Adolphe Menjou) and Peggy (Mary Brian) eye each other suspiciously before an oblivious Hildy (Pat O’Brien) in The Front Page. ” In fact, it sounds even worse than the outlaw world Hildy is trying to escape. He finally catches on to what Walter is doing and sneaks out the bathroom window. Ultimately, the film leaves Hildy’s dilemma unresolved, just as the play did. ” The film concludes with a giant question mark superimposed over “The End” as a train is heard grinding to a halt over Walter’s maniacal laughter.

11. Hecht, Child of the Century, pp. 119, 143. 12. Harry Hansen, Midwest Portraits (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1923), p. 327. 13. D.

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