The fourth branch of government / by Douglass Cater.

The Washington editor of "The Reporter" magazine interprets the unique role of reporters in the nation's capital and describes how news plays a formative role in the development of high government policy. Final chapter is devoted to a brief study of the contemporary Soviet press.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cater, Douglass, 1923-1995 (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1959]
Table of Contents:
  • Government by Publicity
  • The President and the Press
  • The Publicity Powers of Congress
  • The Evolution of the Washington Correspondent
  • Washington Reporting Tries to Come of Age
  • Intelligence and Counterintelligence: Part I The Unending Fight against Secrecy
  • Intelligence and Counterintelligence: Part II A Disquisition on Leaking
  • Putting Government on the Spot: A Comparison in Interpellative Arrangements
  • Public Relations of the Public Trust
  • The Matter of the Truth
  • Postscript: The Moscow Dateline -An Experiment in Controlled Fission of News.