Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush

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"Lapdogs" is the first book to demonstrate that, for the entire George W. Bush presidency, the news media have utterly failed in their duty as watchdog for the public. In blistering prose, Eric Boehlert reveals how, time after time, the press chose a soft approach to covering the government, and as a result reported and analyzed crucial events incompletely and even inaccurately. From WMDs to Valerie Plame to the NSA's domestic spying, mainstream fixtures such as "The New York Times," CBS, CNN, and "Time" magazine too often ...

Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush 2006, Free Press

ISBN-13: 9780743289313

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