By Dave Kindred
An in-depth examine the Washington Post from a Pulitzer Prize–nominated submit veteran. Morning Miracle definitively solutions the query “Do newspapers nonetheless matter?” with a convincing yes.
What The state and the Power did for the New York Times, Morning Miracle will do for the Washington Post. A reporter for greater than 40 years, Dave Kindred takes you contained in the middle of the mythical newspaper and provides a different chance to determine what it fairly takes to provide world-class journalism on a daily basis.
Granted unparalleled entry to each corner and cranny of the paper, together with candid exchanges with its such a lot celebrated reporters, equivalent to Bob Woodward, Sally Quinn, David Broder, and previous government editor Ben Bradlee (who gave the booklet its title), Kindred offers a no-holds-barred examine the twenty-first-century newsroom. because it turns into tougher to take care of journalistic integrity, remain appropriate within the age of blogs, and meet Wall Street’s calls for for gains, the newspaper—more than the other medium—also shoulders the great accountability of appearing as a watchdog for democracy.
Perhaps not anyone sums up the overpowering demanding situations that face the Post and its strength to suffer larger than the writer himself: “It continues to be a miracle so that you can placed seven-hundred overcaffeinated misfits in a newsroom, on closing date, adrenaline working, secrets and techniques to spill, and ahead of hour of darkness a messenger provides a smoking-hot urban variation to Don Graham’s manse in Georgetown.”