by Daniel Okrent
Hardcover, 291 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $22 | purchase
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Presents excerpts from the columns of the editor appointed to be the New York Times ombudsman, covering such topics as objectivity in reporting, protection of anonymous sources, and the impact that polls and photographs can have on a story.
May 17, 2006 Daniel Okrent was the first ombudsman of The New York Times. His new book is a behind-the-scenes look at the art and politics of America's most respected newspaper. Okrent has spent more than 25 years in the print-media business, with writing and editing jobs at Esquire, Time and Life magazines.
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