This book is very well written and an enjoyable read, although the situation is truly terrifying.
I highly recommend this book and will use it in my journalism classes at Northwestern University this fall.
Whether your purchase is print or Kindle (ironic chuckle), Losing the News by Alex S. Jones is a must read.
Jones outlines the death of real news exceptionally well. From his insider perspective he traces the forces and perssures that have given us, as my wife says, "fluff news"... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dr. R.P. Forsberg
Rights and responsibilities put in perspective. We have lost much and are on track to lose much more. Much food for thought here.Published 14 months ago by Sunflower
When I bought "Losing the News," I thought I was buying a book written by the Alex Jones that despises the traditional sources of news that the Alex Jones that wrote this book... Read morePublished 15 months ago by William D. Shea
Alex S. Jones draws to light what many of us already know... good reading thus far... Jones is objective as a mediator of the truth and candidly relates small-town newspaper... Read morePublished on August 8, 2012 by Jason S. Moore
This review is meant for "You just don't understand" by Deborah Tannen!
Before reading this book, I thought I am a pretty culturally cultivated person, living in many... Read more
Alex Jones knows newspapers... he started his career in Tennessee at the small newspaper his family owns before moving on to the New York Times where he covered the press. Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Wildness
As a mass communications instructor in a little community college, I was excited to read the clarity of Alex Jones' discussion regarding the newspapers' desperate struggle to stay... Read morePublished on February 12, 2011 by Nakonia Hayes
I was actually quite excited to get this book. I have a degree in journalism and have long been disgusted with what American media has become. Read morePublished on April 25, 2010 by The Good Life
This book reviews comprehensively about what the loss of newspapers could mean to a democracy like the US. Read morePublished on April 16, 2010 by Lynn Ellingwood