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Stossel, John

Overview
Works: 316 works in 613 publications in 4 languages and 11,608 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Autobiographies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television news programs 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Host, Interviewer, Narrator, Actor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 001.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Stossel
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong by John Stossel( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and misconceptions covered in the book includes: Is the media unbiased? Are our schools helping or hurting our kids? Do singles have a better sex life than married people? Do we have less free time than we used to? Is outsourcing bad for American workers? Suburban sprawl is ruining America; money makes people happier; the world is too crowded; we're drowning in garbage; profiteering is evil; sweatshops exploit people. Investigative reporter Stossel takes on these issues and many more
No, they can't : why government fails--but individuals succeed by John Stossel( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
Shopping smart : the only consumer guide you'll ever need by John Stossel( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching Tools for Macroeconomics, Government, and International Trade( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Teaching Tools for Microeconomics( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen clips initially prepared for ABC television ("20/20" and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. Instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material, and related activities is available online
General Motors : from dream to downfall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"''20/20'' takes viewers inside the bankruptcy of one of the most important companies in American history. The hour covers the mistakes and mismanagement -- from the negotiations with the powerful unions to the miscalculation of the effect of foreign competition -- and how they plan to win America back."--ABCnewsstore.com
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigative reporter and consumer advocate debunks popular myths and misconceptions about suburban sprawl, whether or not money makes people happier, media bias, and other social, political, and economic issues
John Stossel goes to Washington (VHS) by John Stossel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC News reporter John Stossel goes to the nation's capitol and turns the idea of "consumer reporting" on government itself. In the process, he uncovers governmental waste, incompetence and abuse of power. He looks at taxes, how the government tracks money, and how the government uses that money
Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typecast, label, pigeonhole, it doesn't matter what word is used, they all mean the same thing -- to stereotype. As John Stossel reports, many people say it's natural to stereotype, and psychologists say we still categorize by things like age and race and gender because our brains are wired to do it automatically
The In crowd and social cruelty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discover which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
Men, women & the sex difference( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Media hype : when news coverage goes too far( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines factors that contribute to the exaggeration of risks and danger in the news media, using stories involving murder, shark attack, road rage, and carjacking as examples of skewed reporting
The Difference between men and women( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
Give me a break : [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media] by John Stossel( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stossel explains how ambitious bureaucrats, intellectually lazy reporters, and greedy lawyers make your life worse even as they claim to protect your interests
You can't say that! : what's happening to free speech?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who determines when one person's right to expression must give way to another's sense of propriety? ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at growing constraints on free speech made in the interest of protecting the public from offense
The blame game : are we a country of victims?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the apparent excesses of the "victims movement" and how the tendency to blame our misfortunes on anyone but ourselves affects public policy and the workplace. Three segments cover people seeking compensation for their troubles, unintended consequences of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and some possible sources of African Americans' problems
Teens : what makes them tick?( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the mental and physical differences between teenagers and adults
No, they can't : [why government fails-- but individuals succeed] by John Stossel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning reporter John Stossel shares his view on the free market and why less government is good government
Love, lust, and marriage : why we stay and why we stray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do people find love, why do they fall in love, and once married, how do they stay in love? In this ABC News special with correspondent John Stossel, the modern-day notion of love, with all of its attendant expectations, is examined. Despite divorce rates that are currently holding steady at 50 percent, research shows that married couples are actually healthier -- and claim to be happier as well. Also discussed are what can make a marriage fail and other cultures' solutions to "the dating game," such as arranged marriages."
 
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Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong
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Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong]Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)Give me a break : [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media]No, they can't : [why government fails-- but individuals succeed]Give Me a Break
Alternative Names
Ioannes Stossel

John Stossel americký novinář a moderátor

John Stossel Amerikaans televisiepresentator

John Stossel US-amerikanischer Journalist, Fernsehmoderator und libertärer Aktivist

Стоссел, Джон

ג'ון סטוסל כתב צרכנות, עיתונאי חוקר, סופר ופובליציסט ליברטריאן אמריקאי

스토셀, 존

ジョン・ストッセル

約翰·斯托塞爾

Languages
English (140)

Arabic (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)