My Times in black and white [electronic resource] :race and power at the New York times / Gerald M. Boyd ; afterword by Robin D. Stone.
By: Boyd, Gerald M.Material type: BookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 402 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781569765562 (electronic bk.); 1569765561 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Boyd, Gerald M | New York times | Journalists -- United States -- Biography | African American journalists -- Biography | United States -- Race relations | Boyd, Gerald M | New York timesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 070/.92 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Loss and love -- Seeds of ambition -- From Uganda X to cub reporter -- Growing but restless -- Fresh starts -- D.C. grind -- Fast tracked -- My Times -- Shifting priorities and alliances -- Joy and heartbreak -- The outsiders -- The greatest story -- Managing up, managing down -- The makings of a scandal -- Inquisition -- Free fall -- A time for good-byes.
A rags-to-riches story of the climb from urban poverty to the "New York Times" that offers an insider's view of struggle and change at the nation's premier newspaper. It reconstructs the most controversial period in the paper's history and records how journalists reported and edited the biggest events over the years.
Description based on print version record.