Attack poodles and other media mutants: the looting of the news in a time of terror

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Miramax Books, Aug 25, 2004 - Humor - 313 pages
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An iconoclastic exposť of the modern-day world of infotainment that masquerades as the news takes a critical look at such media pundits as Bill O'Reilly, Joe Scarborough, Peggy Noonan, Dennis Miller, Tucker Carlson, and Laura Ingraham to show how they function as mouthpieces for the Republican Party, George Bush, and conservative warmongers. 35,000 first printing.

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ATTACK POODLES AND OTHER MEDIA MUTANTS: The Looting of the News in a Time of Terror

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A bit of an attack dog himself, Vanity Fair cultural critic and novelist Wolcott (The Catsitters, 2001) hoists the gasbags of the mass media on their own petards."Waking up with a fart after a half ... Read full review

Attack Poodles and Other Media Mutants : The Looting of the News in a Time of Terror

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Critics of political pundits and cable news shows will be pleased to have another book challenging the conservative side of media bias. Wolcott, the cultural critic for Vanity Fair , labels and names ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

Wolcott is the literary critic for Vanity Fair. He is also been a staff writer at the Village Voice, Esquire, Harper's, and The New Yorker.