By Neil Henry
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During this vividly written, compelling narrative, award-winning journalist Neil Henry confronts the predicament dealing with specialist journalism during this period of speedy technological transformation. American Carnival combines components of memoir with broad media learn to discover serious modern concerns starting from reporting at the Iraq conflict, to American race kinfolk, to the exploitation of just like journalism via advertisers and politicians.
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This landmark documentary, in which the chainsmoking Edward R. Murrow brought the hardships of migrant farmworkers to millions of American living rooms, proved the power of television to inform and move the public. At ﬁfteen, in high school in Seattle, my pals and I scanned an issue of Life magazine one afternoon in the library, all of us stunned into silence as we viewed page after page of names and faces of Americans killed in Vietnam in only one week. At sixteen, I was moved by the corporate bravery exhibited by the New York Times and the Washington Post in defying the Nixon administration and publishing the Pentagon Papers, which detailed the secret history of our nation’s involvement in Indochina.
What would you do if a ﬁght promoter offered you $10 to write about his ﬁghter? Smith: (long pause) Ten dollars is a lot of money, sir. Editor: That’s an honest answer, Smith. 42 As citizens and professional journalists, we presume that we are far removed from those days. Journalistic standards and codes of ethics are far more advanced now than they once were, industry leaders repeatedly assure us. But what of the abuses we witness? Journalism’s evolution and standards of practice should not be cyclical like the highs and lows of the economy, subject to changing performance and expectation depending on market forces.
Well, I would have to say we did not feel that this was a transgression. The piece is about Martha’s emergence, and we wanted to look ahead to what her future was likely to be. And so the illustration was meant to reﬂect Newsweek’s angle on the story and was crafted to reiterate that take. But isn’t the point here also that—I mean, this cover— this is Martha Stewart I’m looking at. It’s not an artist’s rendering of Martha Stewart; it’s a picture of Martha Stewart, which is somehow more—it conveys a sense of greater objectivity than a painting.
American Carnival: Journalism under Siege in an Age of New Media by Neil Henry