Ken Auletta

The New Yorker

Ken Auletta is media critic for The New Yorker, for which he writes the "Annals of Communication" column. He is the author of nine books, including four national bestsellers: Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their Way; Greed and Glory on Wall Street; The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Superhighway, and World War 3.0: Microsoft and Its Enemies.

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Backstory: Inside the Business of News by Ken Auletta

JAN 14, 2004 Transcript

Backstory: Inside the Business of News

Auletta explores four of "the deadliest sins of journalism": synergy, the clash of business culture and news culture, hubris, and bias.