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Journalism in the Movies By Matthew C. Ehrlich

Journalism in the Movies
by Matthew C. Ehrlich

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Tells the story of Hollywood's depiction of American journalism from the start of the sound era. This work argues that films have relentlessly played off the image of the journalist as someone who sees through lies and hypocrisy, sticks up for the little guy, and serves democracy.
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Journalism in the Movies by Matthew C. Ehrlich

Exploring the myths of a free press and people in movies since the 1920s

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Journalism in the Movies Reviews


"[Ehrlich does ] an incredible job of showing the image of the journalist in the movies and how that influences the public." Herald Review "In his insightful and engaging Journalism in the Movies, Matthew Ehrlich points out that both the hard-boiled newshound and the bloodless, unswerving truth-seeker are recognizable Hollywood archetypes that, paradoxically, reflect and refract real-world experiences of the authors and screenwriters (mostly ex-scribes) who created them." American Journalism

About Matthew C. Ehrlich


Matthew C. Ehrlich is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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GOR009694383
Journalism in the Movies by Matthew C. Ehrlich
Matthew C. Ehrlich
History of Communication
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of Illinois Press
2006-10-01
208
0252074327
9780252074325
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