Stop the Presses! Hardcover – April 10, 2007
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About the Author
- Publisher : WND Books; 1st edition (April 10, 2007)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 273 pages
- ISBN-10 : 097904510X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0979045103
- Item Weight : 1.16 pounds
- Dimensions : 5.78 x 0.94 x 8.54 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,950,495 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The author leaves no doubt that he is indeed a Christian, but he does very well in calling attention to the unfairness of labeling himself or WorldNetDaily as "conservative" or "right-wing." While the viewpoints in the publications of WND do resemble more what you might expect to read in early America, versus our increasingly postmodern America, this is simply traditional. That is, after all, the entire point of this book: to tell the tale of the New Media Revolution, and all the while call us back to a proper understanding of our free press in this free society; an understanding that is unfortunately absent in the big indoctrinating press of today.
Given the nature of the book, I believe that freedom loving Americans the world over should appreciate this book; and with a wonderful endorsement from Rush Limbaugh right on the back cover, this book is especially hallowed for Americans with conservative sympathies.
Before reading this book there was not much respect for any news media. After reading this book it (and it is an easy read) quite a bit of respect for the "true" function of the news media has been restored.
Farah is honest about himself, who he is, what he has done in the past good or bad.
Everybody, not just Americans, should read this book! I dare say that a lot of Americans will learn a lot while reading it. Non Americans might be jealous once they learn how the government and the news media was meant to be in the US.
With 30 years of traditional newspapering under his belt, Farah launched WorldNetDaily into cyberspace 10 years ago from his bedroom computer and the rest, as you will discover in the pages of "Stop the Presses!", MADE history.
Farah takes us along on his journey as he and a few other intrepid souls set out into uncharted territory to slay giants. And slay them they did...eventually.
Although WND is now the largest independent newssite in the world, it's success has been hard fought, and all the battles are recounted here. Farah reveals how he ended up on Clinton's enemies list,was targeted by the IRS,may have tipped the scales against Al Gore in 2000 and much, much more. It's all here--the story behind the stories--of Vince Foster, Walter Cronkite,Terry Schiavo,Google,Michael Moore,Harriet Miers,CNN, Jane Fonda--WND was on the front lines,leading the charge,taking no prisoners. Those too young to remember what the world was like before WND, Matt Drudge, and others dared to take on the media monolith should read "Stop the Presses!" to gain an appreciation of what an awesome accomplishment these pioneers achieved. Those of us who do remember will read it with gratitude.