A Few Marbles Left

A Close-Up Look at TV News in All Its Agonizing, Maddening Lunacy (And Its Occasional Moments of Glory) by John Corcoran

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A Few Marbles Left Book Description: This book contains more than 75 essays, rants, news bloopers and observations about television news, as well as serious considerations on improving the craft, who's the top journalist in America, the inside story behind the best news cassette ever shot, and the real issue of the public good versus news excess.

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