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I probably should have done more background on Kurtz, but he seems like a fair guy.
He rarely cites sources and has very poor footnotes--most of his information can't be first-hand knowledge, so where did he get some of this?
The sub-title is: "The Last Great Television News War," but evidently there's not much between-the-network warring going on.
If you are interested in the competitive frenzy that goes on between the various network news outlets each weekday, then you will understand why I have given Mr. Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by Nathan A. Gordon
I found this book very interesting and very hard to put down. I finished it in 3-4 days after picking it up at the library. Read morePublished on December 27, 2007 by J. M. Leatherwood Jr.
I remember when this book came out in October amid little fanfare. There seemed to be a hint that the publisher was bringing it out quietly because of a fear of leaks, as if it... Read morePublished on December 24, 2007 by Curtis Jones
I often enjoy Kurt'z Media Notes column in the Washington Post, which is what led me to buy this book. I was very disappointed for a variety of reasons. Read morePublished on November 26, 2007 by T. Tucker
I found out very provocative and fun. It all depends on your expectations. Good reading during the holidays, if you want to decompress from all the stress associated with... Read morePublished on November 23, 2007 by Luis Guzman-Barron
It's proof of Howard Kurtz's being totally out of it that he thinks readers are even interested in this topic. Read morePublished on November 6, 2007 by nkbudl
I thought Kurtz was supposed to be an outside observer of media. This book certainly corrects that. He is so "inside-the-beltway" that it boggles the mind. Read morePublished on October 21, 2007 by Tom Markus
I probably should have done more background on Kurtz, but he seems like a fair guy. I also heard a lot of his interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. Read morePublished on October 19, 2007 by N. Soltvedt