James Ledbetter is New York Bureau Chief for The Industry Standard. He previously wrote the Press Clips column at the Village Voice. Publications to which he has contributed to The Nation, The Washington Post, Newsday and The New Republic.
"Crammed with newsy incidents and amazing quotes... a valuable source book for years to come." -- Richard Buell, Boston Globe "A sharp, persuasive analysis of public broadcasting's decline and fall." -- David Futrelle, Newsday "Ledbetter's refusal to hide behind Big Bird is refreshing; his recommendations are cogent." -- Martha Bayles, New York Times "Ledbetter's view is balanced, his eye is cold and sharp, and his research is exhaustive." -- Stephen Stark, Washington Post