A book by Bob Kohn
The Shocking Truth About the WorldÌÎ_Ì´åÇs Most Prestigious Newspaper
The New York Times' Jayson Blair scandal wasn't the first journalistic fraud perpetrated by the paper, but rather the culmination of years of often subtle, insidious distortion of reality for political purposes.
In "Journalistic Fraud," author Bob Kohn shows how the original founding vision of the Times was hijacked by those with a political agenda who used the prestigious paper to spread a dangerous form of propaganda.
"Once you've read this book, you'll never read the Times ÌÎ_Ì´å or any newspaper ÌÎ_Ì´å the same way again," says Joseph Farah, editor of WND and co-founder of WND Books. "This book could spell the beginning of the end of the Times' reign as America's newspaper of record."
Kohn's book, subtitled "How The New York Times Distorts the News and Why It Can No Longer Be Trusted," shows how the influence of the Times goes beyond its million-plus readers. With 650 subscribers to its daily wire service, tens of millions of Americans across the heartland are "being subjected to the bias and dishonesty of the Times in their local newspapers."
Over the years, Kohn writes, he has seen his favorite newspaper become increasingly corrupted by its flagrantly political management. The journalistic fraud Kohn exposes is perpetuated in three main ways:
Bob Kohn is an attorney, a seasoned executive with experience in both the entertainment and high-tech industries and a prize-winning essayist. His book, "Journalistic Fraud," is the first major publishing broadside against the New York Times since the Jayson Blair scandal.
Hardback: 321 pages
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