A Slobbering Love Affair:
The True (and Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media
Author: Bernard Goldberg
Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc., An Eagle Publishing Company
January 2009

The Man Who Invented Fidel:
Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Matthews of The New York Times
Author: Anthony DePalma
Publisher: PublicAffairs
March 20006

>From the Publisher
In 1957, Herbert L. Matthews of the New York Times tracked down Fidel Castro in Cuba's Sierra Maestra mountains and returned with what was considered the scoop of the century.

The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power
Author: Mary Mapes
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
November 2005

DDC Comment:
Former 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes has become the poster girl for bias and arrogance in America's news media. Her arrogant, self-indulging and bitter book re-enforces the problem. Indeed, it is symptomatic of what ailes journalism.

Fog Facts:
Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin
Author: Larry Beinhart
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
October 2005

Everyone in the world knows what Bill Clinton did with Monica Lewinsky, or the sordid facts about the O.J. Simpson case. Ask them about the in and outs of the British Royal Family, or what happened to Brad and Jennifer and you'll find they're pretty clued in.

Author: Liz Trotta
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
February 1994