Kristina Borjesson

Kristina Borjesson is a freelance journalist . She edited an award-winning collection of essays, Into the Buzzsaw : Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press (2002), for qui she wrote a chapter detailing her investigation of the TWA Flight 800 crash. [1] [1] Into the Buzzsaw won the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism and an Independent Publishers Award in the current events category. The book was also published in New York Public Library “Books to Remember” selection. Borjesson’s second book, Feet to the Fire: The Media After 9/11, Top Journalists Speak Out is a series of interviews with distinguished American journalists and news executives discussing the problems of press coverage of the run-up to the Iraq War. Feet to the Fire also won the Independent Publishers Award in the current events category. In July 2013, “TWA Flight 800,” a feature-length investigative film Borjesson wrote, produced and directed, was released on the Epix premium cable channel. In the film, training members of the original government investigation into the mid-air explosion of a 747 off the coast of Long Island, New York on July 17, 1996, come forward to discuss how the original investigation was undermined. They also present forensic evidence of what happened to the jetliner. Previously, Borjesson won an Emmy for investigative reporting and a Murrow award for her work as a Producer / Reporter for the CBS Reports documentary, “Legacy of Shame,” updating CBS’s signature documentary on migrant farmworkers, “Harvest of Shame” with Edward R. Murrow. Borjesson also produced and co-wrote the CBS Reports biography of Cuba’s Fidel Castro titled “The Last Revolutionary,” which was Emmy-nominated. For CNN’s “NewsStand” show, she produced several lead pieces, including a two-part investigation of Hollywood’s business agents and managers. In September 2013, Borjesson released on Amazon Kindle her first work of fiction, The Reptile Club Librarian , a book based on the life of a man who spent both sides of the law.

Books

  • Editor, Into the Buzzsaw : Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press . ISBN 1-57392-972-7 (Prometheus Books, hardcover, 2002); ISBN 1-59102-230-4 (Prometheus Books, revised and expanded paperback, 2004).
  • Author, FEET TO THE FIRE: The Media After 9/11, Top Journalists Speak Out, ISBN 1-59102-343-2 (Prometheus Books, hardcover, 2005). [2] [3]
  • Author, The Reptile Club Librarian . ASIN B00F2MRSE2 (Amazon Kindle)

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=NR&d_origin=transcripts&z=NR&p_theme=nr&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0F78FF7D79FF8411&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort = YMD_date: D & s_trackval = GooglePM
  2. Jump up^ “Censorship In The Media – Friday, Feb. 3 Kristina Borjesson, Author of Feet To The Fire: The Media After 9/11, To Play At New York Open Center” . Eworldwire . Retrieved 2013-06-26 .
  3. Jump up^ “Kristina Borjesson and John MacArthur:” The media participated in the propaganda ” . 20minutes.fr. 2006-06-27 . Retrieved 2013-06-26 .

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