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Larry’s List: Mark Halperin’s Trash Edition

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Posted on Jan 13, 2010

Mark Halperin’s sleazy new book (the one that snared Harry Reid and beats up on John and Elizabeth Edwards) is proof, writes Glenn Greenwald, that our media aspire to trash and gossip. This story, plus Nixon, Sinatra, Limbaugh, drugs and more after the jump.

On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.

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By godistwaddle, January 13, 2010 at 3:48 am Link to this comment

Don’t actual serious books have, like, end notes and footnotes and bibliographies and, you know, boring stuff like that you can use to verify if this is true or just truthiness?

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