Magazine article The Quill

Hot off the Press

Magazine article The Quill

Hot off the Press

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"Hot Off the Press" highlights recently released books that are aimed at hot media issues.

"EMBARGOED SCIENCE"

The popular notion of a lone scientist privately toiling long hours in a laboratory, striking upon a great discovery and announcing it to the world is a romanticized fiction. Vincent Kiernan's Embargoed Science reveals the true process behind science news: an elite coverage through a mechanism known as an embargo.

Author: Vincent Kiernan

ISBN: 0-252-03097-4

Cost: $30

"THE SKINNY ABOUT BEST BOYS, DOLLIES, GREEN ROOMS, LEADS and other MEDIA LINGO"

Here's a grabber for word lovers, film buffs, theatergoers, radio listeners and TV viewers: an informative guide to more than 2,000 buzzwords, slang and technical terms used by today's ever-present media. …

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