The first chapter of New York-based author Michael Lewis’s new memoir is a tale of a young journalist’s descent into a life of crime and violence.
It tells the story of an undercover reporter and his relationship with a New York tabloid that helped him make it from the New York Police Department to the Pulitzer Prize-winning Times.
In a chilling chapter that includes the chilling testimony of his ex-wife and ex-partner, Lewis also paints a portrait of a media landscape that is increasingly dominated by a handful of powerful media moguls.
In the new chapter, he describes the transformation of the Times from a newspaper with a loyal readership into a tabloid with a captive audience that has become increasingly disconnected from the truth.
It was not always this way, writes Lewis, whose book will be released Tuesday.
“I didn, however, expect to write this book, which chronicles a career that began when I was a rookie and ended as a veteran.
That’s how my career turned out,” he writes in the introduction to the book, a fitting tribute to the newspaper and its former readers.
“When I was 16, I quit the Times and went to work for the New Yorker.
I was paid for it.
I had the same job for four years.”
I was 18 years old when I went to the Times, says the former reporter who spent two years covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The paper, which had just become a household name, was, he says, “a very powerful, prestigious, but very narrow-minded paper.”
I think that’s the essence of the New Times today, he writes.
“The Times is a place where if you’re a Jew, you’re supposed to hate Jews.
The Times was not a place for non-Jews.”
A New York native, Lewis grew up in the Bronx and went on to become a New Yorker reporter for more than 30 years, including two stints covering the Vietnam War.
He also became the first journalist to cover the 2004 election and then-President George W. Bush’s reelection.
The first story he wrote in the Times was a scathing exposé of then-Vice President Dick Cheney’s campaign, which he called “the worst campaign I’ve ever seen.”
It was the only Times article Lewis wrote in his career.
After the election, he moved to Washington and then the New Republic, where he served as a columnist and later as a managing editor.
After leaving the Times in 2006, he wrote a book, “The War: The Rise of a Police State,” which detailed the history of the wars on terror and then, in 2010, the rise of the police state.
Lewis says he decided to tell his story because he wanted to expose a powerful industry that has been at the heart of the American nightmare.
“In the 21st century, when the media is so focused on entertainment, you can’t even talk about the war on terror,” he said in an interview.
“If you do talk about that, then you are going to be vilified.
The police state is not about entertainment.
It’s about the destruction of American democracy.”
In the introduction, Lewis says that the rise and fall of the newspaper was “a major factor in my decision to write the book.”
“When the New Yorkers came after me for this story, I didn’t think that was going to go well,” he says.
“They didn’t want a story about my family or about my kids, or even about a newspaper.
And I never imagined that would have the effect that it did. “
He went on, “So I didn.
And I never imagined that would have the effect that it did.
I’m not saying I’m the only journalist who’s written about this.
But I think it has had a significant impact.
“A journalist is an investigative journalist, and he or she is a reporter who is trying to do the job,” he continued.
“Journalists are also lawyers.
They’re not just going to sit there and say, well I’m going to get this story and write it, or they’re going to try to make sure it doesn’t come out.
And they’re not going to say, I’m a journalist.
For many people, it may seem like the story about the police that Lewis writes about is an anomaly. “
So that was a major factor.”
For many people, it may seem like the story about the police that Lewis writes about is an anomaly.
“Most people, especially in the business world, don’t think of journalism as a job that’s filled with high-stakes risk,” he wrote.
“There’s no guarantee that a story will be true or will be published.
And yet there’s also a great deal of satisfaction to be had in that kind of risk.”
Lewis’s book is part of the larger trend in the media that has taken a darker turn since Trump took