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"A reputable and hilarious history of those who practice the American art of sensationalism."
--The Farm Report
"Relive the zany days of sensational tabloid journalism."
"It is instructive and great fun to read about the roller-coaster tabloid empire."
--Boca Raton News
"This delightful, nostalgic look at a peculiar era in journalism demonstrates its lasting influence on mainstream news (greater than many would like to admit)."
--Publishers Weekly - Web Exclusive Reviews
"Useful information for those interested in American media history."
"This delightful, nostalgic look at a peculiar era in journalism demonstrates its lasting influence on mainstream news (greater than many would like to admit); front-page reproductions of the Enquirer and its contemporaries round out the tour."
"Briskly traces the history of the genre and provides many reproductions of famous and notorious pages."
--Columbia Journalism Review
"Morton provides a relevant historical account of tabloid publications through 2007 and opens a discussion for further explorations about the decision-making process of tabloid editors and the influence of tabloid publications on contemporary mainstream and online media."
"Anyone who wants to understand American public culture of the last fifty years would certainly be recommended to read Tabloid Valley, particularly if you are prone to checking out the headlines in the supermarket line."
--Sacramento Book Review
"Reading this book is as much fun as learning the latest scoop on Britney and Brangelina."
"Any one with an enquiring mind and a desire to learn the tabloid formula for success in the news biz will want to absorb everything about "Tabloid Valley.""
"entertaining and readable"
--Jacqueline Thomas, American Studies Journal