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Product Description: In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public. From firings and resignations to changes in budgets and laws, the impact of this reporting can be significant―but so too are the costs...read more

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9780674545502, titled "Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism" | Harvard Univ Pr, October 10, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public.

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Product Description: Increasingly governments around the world are experimenting with initiatives in transparency or 'open government'. These involve a variety of measures including the announcement of more user-friendly government websites, greater access to government data, the extension of freedom of information legislation and broader attempts to involve the public in government decision making...read more
By Nigel Bowles (editor), James T. Hamilton (editor) and David A. L. Levy (editor)

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9781780766768 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 5, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Increasingly governments around the world are experimenting with initiatives in transparency or 'open government'.

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Product Description: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program required facilities that handle threshold amounts of specific chemicals to report yearly their releases and transfers of these toxic substances. The TRI data have become the yardstick by which regulators, investors, environmental organizations, and local community groups measure company environmental performance...read more

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9780521855303 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 29, 2005, cover price $84.99

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9780521389891 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 21, 2011), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The U.

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Product Description: Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest conservation program in the United States. Under the guidelines of the CRP, the federal government pays farmers to stop farming their land in the hopes of achieving a variety of conservation goals, including the reduction of soil erosion, improvement of water quality, and creation of wildlife habitat...read more

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9781933115825 | Routledge, February 28, 2010, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.

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9781933115818 | Routledge, February 28, 2010, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.

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Product Description: The hidden patterns behind the way we make decisions Several recent books, from Blink to Freakonomics to Predictably Irrational, have examined how people make choices. But none explain why different people have such different styles of decision making—and why those styles seem consistent across many contexts...read more

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9781591842866 | Portfolio, November 12, 2009, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The hidden patterns behind the way we make decisions Several recent books, from Blink to Freakonomics to Predictably Irrational, have examined how people make choices.

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Product Description: That market forces drive the news is not news. Whether a story appears in print, on television, or on the Internet depends on who is interested, its value to advertisers, the costs of assembling the details, and competitors' products...read more

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9780691116808 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 2, 2003, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: That market forces drive the news is not news.

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9780691123677 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 13, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: That market forces drive the news is not news.

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Product Description: Since 1954, violence in television programming has been the subject of legislative debate, congressional hearings, agency pronouncements, and presidential commentary. Most recently, ratings of television programs have been discussed and implemented while other means of controlling the access to certain kinds of television programs have been discussed...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By James T. Hamilton (editor)

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9780472109036 | Univ of Michigan Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $90.00

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9780472086993 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $38.50 | About this edition: Since 1954, violence in television programming has been the subject of legislative debate, congressional hearings, agency pronouncements, and presidential commentary.

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Product Description: "If it bleeds, it leads." The phrase captures television news directors' famed preference for opening newscasts with the most violent stories they can find. And what is true for news is often true for entertainment programming, where violence is used as a product to attract both viewers and sponsors...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691048482 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $75.00

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9780691070247 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 28, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: "If it bleeds, it leads.

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Product Description: Hazardous wastes often head the public's list of environmental concerns. Exaggerated estimates of cancer epidemics arising from waste sites generate a sense of alarm, but little is known about the real extent of the health threats...read more

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9780262082785 | Mit Pr, September 10, 1999, cover price $10.75 | About this edition: Hazardous wastes often head the public's list of environmental concerns.

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9780262528696 | Mit Pr, August 18, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Hazardous wastes often head the public's list of environmental concerns.

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