Eric matthew schlosser (born august 17, 1959) is an american journalist and author known for his investigative journalism, such as in his books fast food nation (2001), reefer madness (2003), and command and control: nuclear weapons, the damascus accident, and the illusion of safety (2013. Eric schlosser aka eric matthew schlosser born: 17-aug-1959 birthplace: new york city gender: male race or ethnicity: white sexual orientation: straight occupation: author, journalist nationality: united states executive summary: fast food nation father: herbert s schlosser mother: judith schlosser wife: shauna jean redford (m 5-oct-1985, one daughter, one son) daughter: anna michaela. Co-producer: eric schlosser eric schlosser is an investigative journalist, best-selling author, playwright and a correspondent for the atlantic monthlyin 1998, he began working on a two-part.
A contributor to the atlantic since 1994, eric schlosser is the author of fast food nation, reefer madness, and chew on thishe has also written for the new yorker, rolling stone, and others. In chew on this, eric schlosser expands on his best-selling exposå½ of the fast-food industry, fast food nation, this time seeking to get his message to the industry's biggest consumer group: children and teens aimed at 11- to 13-year-olds, chew on this uncovers the fascinating and often. Eric schlosser is an investigative journalist and the author of fast food nation, reefer madness, and, most recently, command and control.
Aps nothing is so ubiquitous in 21st-century america as fast food fully one-half of the country's food expenditures takes place in restaurants, and the large majority of those dollars is spent on fast food. Eric schlosser: why hiroshima now matters more than ever seventy years after the atomic blast, john hersey’s matter-of-fact account of human devastation remains as relevant as ever. Ten years after his seminal book fast food nation , eric schlosser reflects on how little has changed in the production, safety, and consumption in america—but why he’s still hopeful . These notes were contributed by members of the gradesaver community we are thankful of their contributions and encourage you to make your own written by micola magdalena eric schlosser begins his book by explaining why he chose to focus on one group of cities in america and the reason behind this. Eric schlosser is the author of fast food nation and a co-producer of the documentary food, inc.
Fast food nation: the dark side of the all-american meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist eric schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the united states fast food industry first serialized by rolling stone in 1999, the book has drawn comparisons to upton sinclair's classic muckraking novel the jungle (1906) the book was adapted into a 2006 film of the same name. Taken together, eric schlosser's three books--on fast food, the underground economy, and prisons--form a haunting triptych, an alternative history of the united states, he says, that undercuts the optimism of the age of consumerist capitalism. View the profiles of professionals named eric schlosser on linkedin there are 28 professionals named eric schlosser, who use linkedin to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities.
315k followers, 585 following, 1,205 posts - see instagram photos and videos from frederic schlosser (@fredericschlosser. Personal history schlosser was born in manhattan, new york he spent his childhood there and in los angeles, californiahis father herbert schlosser, a former wall street lawyer who turned to broadcasting later in his career, eventually became the president of nbc in 1974 eric schlosser studied american history at princeton university and earned a graduate degree in british imperial history. Eric schlosser is renowned for writing fast food nation, a book that tells us, comprehensively, that the american fast-food industry is absolutely disgusting even the workers, he discovered, are.
Based on eric schlosser's bestselling fast food nation, this is the shocking truth about the fast food industry - how it all began, its success, what fast food actually is, what goes on in the slaughterhouses, meatpacking factories and flavour labs, global advertising, merchandising in uk schools, mass production and the exploitation of young workers in the thousands of fast-food outlets. Eric schlosser eric matthew schlosser (born august 17, 1959) is an american journalist and author known for investigative journalism, such as in his books fast food nation, reefer madness, chew on this and command and control. Famed investigative journalist eric schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of america’s nuclear arsenal a ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, command and control ex the new yorker.