❮EPUB❯ ✹ My Times: A Memoir of Dissent Author John Hess – Bluevapours.co.uk My Times is a critical look at The New York Times from the inside John Hess worked at the paper for twenty four years as an editor rewrite man foreign correspondent investigative reporter and food cri A Memoir PDF ✓ My Times is a critical look at The New York My Times: PDF/EPUB or Times from the inside John Hess worked at the paper for Times: A Memoir PDF/EPUB è twenty four years as an editor rewrite man foreign correspondent investigative reporter and food critic from New York to Paris to the Middle East and back In his tenure Hess rubbed shoulders and butted heads with some of the notable figures of journalism from the last fifty years including Cyrus Sulzberger and his cousin Punch A M Rosenthal Seymour Hersh Scotty Reston and Homer Bigart But this isn't a lives of the saints; reporters to Hess's observation mostly churned out unambitious conformist copy and when they didn't editors would fix it He argues that the paper deliberately fudged its coverage of Vietnam at a crucial turn He revisits the close association of the Sulzberger publishing family with the world leaders the newspaper purported to cover objectively Later Hess shows that the Times was far better acuainted with the jet set than with its neglected backyard; few at the paper in the s seemed able to pick out the Bronx on a map My Times is not without warmth for the Good Gray Lady Hess praises individual reporters and editors and notes that working for the most influential paper in the world gave him a platform to pursue various campaigns for justice a few of which he recaps here the journalistic prairie fire he set in connection with the New York State nursing home scandal; his exposé of shenanigans at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and his revelation of corruption in several administrations at City Hall.
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- 272 pages
- My Times: A Memoir of Dissent
- John Hess
- 24 September 2016 John Hess