Item description for Profits and Losses: Business Journalism and Its Role in Society by Chris Roush...
Recognizing the historical importance of business news in America's journalistic past,this book asserts that current social attitudes were set in placeby 20th-century reporting on finance, business trends, markets, unemployment, governmental economic policy, corporate malfeasance, and---perhaps most important---the consumer. According to this analysis, breakthroughs in automobile safety, food and drug regulation, and public health were brought about by the scrutiny of the national press,andnews coverage of thebusiness response toproblems of pollution, energy,and global trade remainscritical to debates of the future.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.9" Width: 8" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Marion Street Press, Inc.
ISBN 1933338059 ISBN13 9781933338057
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More About Chris Roush
Chris Roush is a professor of journalism at the University of North Carolina, the director of the Carolina Business News Initiative, and lead trainer at the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. He is the author of "Inside Home Depot: How One Company Revolutionized an Industry by Relentless Pursuit of Growth "and" Show Me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication." He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Chris Roush currently resides in Lilburn, in the state of Georgia. Chris Roush has an academic affiliation as follows - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.