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- University of California Press 2005; US$ 12.95
Hollywood celebrities feared her. William Randolph Hearst adored her. Between 1915 and 1960, Louella Parsons was America's premier movie gossip columnist and in her heyday commanded a following of more than forty million readers. This first full-length biography of Parsons tells the story of her reign over Hollywood during the studio era, her lifelong... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This fourth e-book on the subject of open access in the academic field includes a Latin American case study on open access penetration, a paper from Germany on the promotion of OA illustrated by a project at the University of Konstanz, and a case study on OA at Bioline International, a non-profit scholarly publications aggregator, distributor, publisher... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 15.95
A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefner?s arch rival, Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, whose messiah complex and heedless spending ?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95
Understanding Women's Magazines investigates the changing landscape of women's magazines. Anna Gough-Yates focuses on the successes, failures and shifting fortunes of a number of magazines including Elle , Marie Claire , Cosmopolitan , Frank , New Woman and Red and considers the dramatic developments that have taken place in women's magazine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 27.50
News and the Net examines the growth of news provision on the Internet and its implications for news presentation, journalism practice, news consumers, and the business of running news organizations. Much of the focus is placed on the migration of newspapers onto the Internet, but references are also made to the establishment of news Web sites by... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 13.99
The ultimate biography of National Lampoon and its cofounder Doug Kenney, this book offers the first complete history of the immensely popular magazine and its brilliant and eccentric characters. With wonderful stories of the comedy scene in New York City in the 1970s and National Lampoon ?s place at the center of it, this chronicle shares how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Print Journalism provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries. This critical approach to newspaper and magazine practice highlights historical, theoretical, ethical and political debates and includes tips on the everyday skills of newspaper and magazine journalists, as well as tips for... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 23.00
These exhilarating letters?selected and introduced by Thomas Kunkel, who wrote Genius in Disguise , the distinguished Ross biography?tell the dramatic story of the birth of The New Yorker and its precarious early days and years. Ross worries about everything from keeping track of office typewriters to the magazine's role in wartime to the exact... more...