Bone women's fight in a male-dominated industry

Merchants of Truth – The Business of News and the Fight for Facts Author
Forfatter: Jill Abramson
Forlag: Simon & Schuster (USA)
DISCRIMINATION: Jill Abramson gives the unmasked truth about how female journalists are subjected to sexism in some of America's largest newspaper houses.


Merchants of Truth, written by Jill Abramson (b. 1954) – the first female editor in chief of The New York Times during the period 2011 to 2014, serves as a kind of biography of two of the largest newspapers in the United States, The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as the two new media companies Vice and BuzzFeed. The book has a length of 544 pages and appears as a cross between a memoir, a grave journalistic work, a report and sometimes a lexicon that presents the reader with large amounts of information. The release came as a result of Abramson's rage after she was fired from The New York Times by its publisher, Arthur Sulzberger. Since 2016, she has worked as a political columnist for The Guardian.

I Merchants of Truth Abramson takes us inside American journalism through 13 different chapters: three about each of the largest news outlets in the United States, and one about Facebook. The book does not have a specific message, but it gives us a broad insight into male-dominated American journalism, so that we readers. . .

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