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From Cronkite to Colbert by Geoffrey Baym

From Cronkite to Colbert

From Cronkite to Colbert by Geoffrey Baym is a book I have read at least three times. This text is extremely important for people interested in journalism and or media studies. This is a great book to have on hand because it discusses the evolution of what audiences believe a news anchor should be. I will make note of the fact that the book was originally published in 2009 and does not dive into a lot of what has currently been going on in the world of news, especially entertainment shows and satirical programs. As the title suggests, Baym stopped…

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Anatomy of an Epidemic

Anatomy of an Epidemic

Having watched one friend after another succumb to the lure of Prozac, and the irresistible argument that it’s a chemical imbalance that’s responsible for all their problems (and not their difficult marriage, family circumstances or financial straits) – I’ve been searching for a book to finally put the whole ‘chemical imbalance’ debate to bed, once and for all.

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