The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm

The book is a gripping exploration of the uneasy relationship between journalists and their subjects. It delves into the ethical dilemmas faced by journalists when they become too involved with their subjects. The narrative centers around a lawsuit between a convicted murderer and the author who wrote about his case, revealing the blurred lines between objectivity and subjectivity in journalism. The book also raises questions about the morality and responsibility of the journalistic profession.

The 1527th greatest book of all time


Published
1990
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
163-224
Words
41,000
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 4 lists: