OpinionJournal has a "Five Best" feature, in which different people get a shot at recommending five books in their field or area of interest. This week (on Saturday), Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News Channel, put the spotlight on The Medium Is the Message by Marshall McLuhan (Bantam, 1967), The Kingdom and the Power by Gay Talese (World Publishing, 1969), Breaking the News by James Fallows (Pantheon, 1996), Three Blind Mice by Ken Auletta (Random House, 1991), and Bias by Bernard Goldberg (Regnery, 2001).
(Clicking on either book cover below will take you to Barnes & Noble.)
Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their Way
Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News
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