Ed Driscoll

AMERICAN JOURNALISM IN PERIL: This

AMERICAN JOURNALISM IN PERIL: This Sunday’s C-SPAN Booknotes guest will be Leonard Downie Jr., co-author along with Robert G. Kaiser of The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril. Both men are reporters and editors at the Washington Post for nearly four decades. C-SPAN’s Booknotes page says that Downie will: “take us inside the American news media to reveal why the journalism we watch and read is so often so bad, and to explain what can be done about it.” Of the book:

They demonstrate how the media