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The full context in which my friend recommended Dovlatov will remain unblogged for now, but it was hard not to read into the book, however anachronistically, a hyperbolic spoof on Journalism In America Today. Dovlatov the author worked as a journalist before he emigrated to the U. Dovlatov the thinly-fictionalized journalist begins each of his eleven tales with a brief article written to meet government requirements as conveyed by bureaucratic and indifferent editors; and continues with a sad and utterly compromised story behind the story.

Vodka is always involved. The tenth compromise, for example, is a manufactured correspondence between an Estonian dairymaid called Linda Peips and Leonid Brezhnev , the actual General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from The story behind the story is a pathetic, drunken, girls-in-wet-bathing-suits junket by Dovlatov-the-journalist and a photographer colleague.

And what are these? Why, obtaining a record-breaking quantity of milk from a single cow; and, even better, being invited by her farm-comrades to become a member of the Communist Party. Dovlatov had done his homework, of course, before composing his letter to the General Secretary. She spoke with Peips through a translator the day before: "Translate this," I said, cutting him off.

The dairymaid fearfully whispered something back. Because "cancer is too sad a subject. It engenders negative emotions. It calls up associations with a certain notorious banned novel So what does Soviet-era journalism have to do with the state of news media here in the 21st century U. Perhaps you caught this little montage on YouTube recently, reminding us of what Fox News had to say about a U. No worries. And the facts are [ Obama seeks halt to tax subsidies for oil industry 16 Mar : In the weekly Republican address, Rep.

Cory Gardner, R-Colo. Read it if you like, and weep, especially over the part about how "Speculators are taking a real risk with their own money. I suppose the billboard pictured above gives away my answer to those questions. Our goal is not to please those whom we report on or to produce stories that create the appearance of balance, but to seek the truth.

So our primary consideration when presenting the news is that we are fair to the truth. If our sources try to mislead us or put a false spin on the information they give us, we tell our audience.

If the balance of evidence in a matter of controversy weighs heavily on one side, we acknowledge it in our reports. Shabby "he said, she said" spin journalism? If you take Fox News as a reliable source of information your answers will differ from mine.

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Published August compromiwe by Academy Chicago Publishers first published Dovlatov is a friendly and inherently unreliable storyteller who crafts his tales with a simple, elegant style that makes his characters and situations feel universal. It engenders negative emotions. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Jevgenij rated it it was ok Oct 18, The story behind the story is a pathetic, drunken, girls-in-wet-bathing-suits junket by Dovlatov-the-journalist and a photographer colleague.

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The full context in which my friend recommended Dovlatov will remain unblogged for now, but it was hard not to read into the book, however anachronistically, a hyperbolic spoof on Journalism In America Today. Dovlatov the author worked as a journalist before he emigrated to the U. Dovlatov the thinly-fictionalized journalist begins each of his eleven tales with a brief article written to meet government requirements as conveyed by bureaucratic and indifferent editors; and continues with a sad and utterly compromised story behind the story. Vodka is always involved. The tenth compromise, for example, is a manufactured correspondence between an Estonian dairymaid called Linda Peips and Leonid Brezhnev , the actual General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from

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