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On normal, many folks spend greater than 70 mins according to day eating information. That’s double the quantity of time we spend taking good care of family. How is it that we all know so little approximately anything that's this kind of immense a part of our lives? Alisa Miller, CEO of Public Radio overseas and media and know-how chief, urges us to remember and take regulate of the scoop if we'd like a extra exact photo of the realm. "Media Makeover" is an enjoyable and informative bird’s eye view of the way “news” is made, what's lacking from our information diets, why particular types of content material are tougher to return via, the consequences for our society, and maybe most significantly, what might be performed approximately it. "Media Makeover" is a must-read for somebody who desires to be larger trained and to do so: shoppers, innovators, technologists, reporters, and media leaders alike.

“Alisa Miller exhibits how we have to look after our information nutrition up to our foodstuff vitamin - a tremendous booklet for all who care approximately how we find out about the world."
--Richard Sambrook, Former Director of BBC international information and vacationing Fellow of the Reuters Institute for the research of Journalism

"TV information is junk, utter wasted, distracting, lifeless junk. It's unlikely to recuperate until we converse up, and Alisa Miller is doing simply that."
--Seth Godin, writer of we're All bizarre

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3What Wolfe didn’t anticipate was that a new generation of journalists would build upon (and ultimately surpass) his reporting methods, lengthening and deepening their involvement with characters to the point at which the public/ private divide essentially disappeared. Wolfe went inside his characters’ heads; the New New Journalists become part of their lives. Despite Wolfe’s insistence that he is, first and foremost, a reporter, it is his baroque writing style and vivid imagination—the “fun house mirror,” in Wilfred Sheed’s words, he holds up to the world—that gives his work its power.

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