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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00
Power of the News Media helps readers understand the function of the news media, how it shapes attitudes, and how to evaluate its content. This important volume provides a useful tool for librarians, teachers, and others concerned with education and media issues. Providing a variety of perspectives and drawing on books, articles, and Internet sources,... more...
- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95
Examines the state of current affairs television in Australia today by pondering its future, while drawing lessons from the past. The book questions the social and political value of what we now think of as current affairs journalism. Underpinning this approach is the conviction that TV current affairs serves functions which are important to a civilised... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99
Here is the tale of The Man Time Forgot : the story of Briton Hadden, the genius behind Time magazine, and his betrayal by Henry R. Luce. The true story of their tortured friendship has never before been told. Friends, collaborators, and childhood rivals, Hadden and Luce are not yet twenty-five when they start the nation's first newsmagazine at the... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 9.99
Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville , Kentucky , Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - and his singular and provocative style challenged and revolutionized writing. Now, for... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain. Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and 'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
Read Evan Wright's posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestselling author of Generation Kill immerses himself in even more cultures on the edge. Evan Wright's affinity for outsiders has inspired this deeply personal journey through what he calls "the lost tribes of America." A collection of previously published pieces,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99
Journalism has an indelible effect on our worldview--from the fight against global terrorism to the American presidential elections, the cult of celebrity to the latest environmental coups. In this intriguing book Ian Hargreaves argues that the core principles of 'freedom of the press' and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 18.99
Duncan Wu's fascinating portrait of William Hazlitt - the first fully-researched biography, and the first to cover Hazlitt's entire life - reveals one of the greatest journalists in the language, and the principal spokesman of the Romantic age, interacting with every major writer and many other movers and shakers of the era. - ;Romanticism... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
In this book Calvin L. Hall examines select autobiographies written by African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to explore the relationship between race, class, gender, and journalism practice. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
For the first time, Euna Lee?the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea?tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world. á On March 17, 2009, Lee and her Current TV colleague Laura Ling were working on a documentary about the desperate lives of North Koreans... more...