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Author Of Journalism Books Dies Of Cancer

Fri., Dec. 15, 1995

Journalism scholar Michael Emery has died of cancer. He was 55.

He and his father, Edwin, wrote “The Press and America,” a journalism textbook now in its eighth printing that has been used at more than 200 colleges and universities.

Emery was editor of “Readings in Mass Communications: Concepts and Issues in the Mass Media,” which is in its third edition.

His latest work is “On the Front Lines: Following America’s Foreign Correspondents Across the 20th Century,” published this year.

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