Neil Henry's "American Carnival: Journalism Under Siege in an Age of New Media"

Neil Henry's "American Carnival: Journalism Under Siege in an Age of New Media"

Author: 
Neil Henry

Neil Henry discusses the effects new media has on the world of journalism.

Book Excerpt: 
". . .Several years later, in 1983, I masqueraded again as a homeless and jobless man in order to write about life among migrant laborers in the tomato and tobacco fields on North Carolina and the systemic abuses they suffered at the hands of farmers and paymaster. . .Even today, I believe that such undercover assignments were legitimate and ethically defensible, because I didn't believe that I could really discover the truth by other means. . ."
Year of Publication: 
Tue, 2007-05-29
Rights Information: 
Access to online material.
Book Publisher: 
University of California Press