Slow News
128 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Release Date:01 May 2014

Slow News

A Manifesto for the Critical News Consumer

Oregon State University Press
Slow News examines the nature of news and the increasinglyfrenetic pace of modern life in the twenty-first century. Lauferproposes that we take a cue from the slow food movement and step backfrom the constant barrage of news to consider the news and events andprocesses it addresses thoughtfully, thoroughly, and at a moreconsidered pace.
An award-winning journalist, broadcaster, and documentarian,Peter Laufer is the James Wallace Chair in the Schoolof Journalism and Communications at the University of Oregon.
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