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    • Merchants of Truth

    • The Business of News and the Fight for Facts
    • By: Jill Abramson
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Merchants of Truth is the groundbreaking and gripping story of the precarious state of the news business told by one of our most eminent journalists. Jill Abramson follows four companies: The New York Times, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, and Vice Media over a decade of disruption and radical adjustment. The new digital reality nearly kills two venerable newspapers with an aging readership while creating two media behemoths with a ballooning and fickle audience of millennials.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Writing at its finest

    • By ruby on 02-23-19

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas

    • By: Jane Mayer, Jill Abramson
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Charged with racial, sexual, and political overtones, the confirmation of Clarence Thomas as a Supreme Court justice was one of the most divisive spectacles the country has ever seen. Anita Hill's accusation of sexual harassment by Thomas, and the attacks on her that were part of his high-placed supporters rebuttal, both shocked the nation and split it into two camps. In this brilliant, often shocking book, Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson, two of the nation's top investigative journalists, examine all aspects of this controversial case.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Merchants of Truth

    • Inside the News Revolution
    • By: Jill Abramson
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world. Drawing on revelatory access, Abramson takes us behind the scenes at four media titans during the most volatile years in news history. Two are maverick upstarts: BuzzFeed, the brain-child of virtuoso clickbait scientist Jonah Perretti, and VICE, led by the booze-fuelled anarcho-hipster Shane Smith.

    Regular price: $26.17

    • The Puppy Diaries

    • Raising a Dog Named Scout
    • By: Jill Abramson
    • Narrated by: Beth MacDonald
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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    One sparkling summer day, Jill Abramson brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over the following year, as she and her husband raised their adorable new puppy, Abramson wrote a hugely popular column for The New York Times website about the joys and challenges of training this rambunctious addition to their family. Now Abramson has gone far beyond the material in her column and written a detailed and deeply personal account of Scout's first year.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The personal touch of the reader added

    • By Martha on 01-23-12

    Regular price: $17.49