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Author O'Shea, James (James E.)

Title The deal from hell : how moguls and Wall Street plundered great American newspapers / James O'Shea.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    071.3 OSH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 395 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-378) and index.
Contents Introduction : the merger -- Beginnings : Des Moines -- Across the street -- Otis Chandler's legacy -- Twilight -- The new order -- The cereal killer -- His seat on the dais -- Inside the merger -- Making news -- A changing landscape -- Market-driven journalism -- Buy the numbers -- Count Kern -- Civil war -- Up against a saint and a dead man -- Before the fall -- The penguin parable -- Closing the deal -- Zell hell -- Epilogue.
Subject O'Shea, James (James E.)
Los Angeles times -- History -- 21st century.
Newspaper editors -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
American newspapers -- Ownership.
Press monopolies -- United States.
Newspaper publishing -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781586487911 (hardcover)

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