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Appendix C: Journalism: A Guide to Recent Literature - Section 7. Journalists
Those who practice journalism are—and always have been—a varied lot. Only fairly recently, however, has research underpinned this “known” fact. The subsections that follow provide both general reference and a variety of individual biographies and autobiographies. For sources on journalism labor and unions, see Section 4-C. Most of the subsections in this section appear in two parts—surveys about that role (publisher, reporter, etc.) including group biographies, followed by individual biographies and autobiographies. Given the massive number of books in this second category, what follows should only be seen as suggestive of what is available, emphasizing works since 1990 and important earlier titles. Included here are biographical dictionaries and other reference works pertaining to journalists of all types, as well as the few general works assessing journalists as a whole. A-1: Reference Most of these provide collected bibliography of selected figures, ranging from very brief paragraphs to multipage essays. Abrams, Alan ...