Plain Dealing: Cleveland Journalists Tell Their Stories
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“Plain Dealing” is a book of essays by 25 accomplished Cleveland-area journalists. It’ a book of stories, many never told before. It’s a first-person account of journalism in Cleveland, life in the newsroom, the issues and events these journalists covered, and the characters they worked with and met.
The stories begin in the 1950s and go up to 2013, covering the post-World War II era through the days when Cleveland was a three daily newspaper city, then two, then one. The book ends with the mass layoffs and resulting decline that ushered in "digital-first" age.
ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-65-4 ISBN 10: 1-936323-65-6
MSL Academic Endeavors
Cleveland journalism, Cleveland history, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Cleveland Press, The Akron Beacon Journal, news reporting, Dick Feagler, George E. Condon, Louis Seltzer, newspaper Guild
Communication Technology and New Media | History | Journalism Studies
Davis, Dave and Mazzolini, Joan, "Plain Dealing: Cleveland Journalists Tell Their Stories" (2018). MSL Academic Endeavors eBooks. 6.
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