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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95
The news is everywhere. We can?t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds? We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the best-selling The Architecture of Happiness ), but this has a huge impact on our sense of what matters... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Alain de Botton explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. Following on from his bestselling Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton turns now to look at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. We invest it with an authority and importance which used to be... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A deeply reported journey inside the secretive world of Fox News and the life of its combative, visionary founder. When Rupert Murdoch enlisted Roger Ailes to launch a cable news network in 1996, American politics and media changed forever. Now, with a remarkable level of detail and insight, New York magazine reporter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
This volume addresses some of the central issues of journalism today -- the nature and needs of the individual versus the nature and needs of the broader society; theories of communitarianism versus Enlightenment liberalism; independence versus interdependence (vs. co-dependency); negative versus positive freedoms; Constitutional mandates versus marketplace... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters ?if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news.? Today?s journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even when they get the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Jargon buster: convergent journalism : ?Media convergence is the most significant development in the news industry in the last century. The ability to interchange text, audio, and visual communication over the Internet has fundamentally transformed the way news organizations operate. Convergence has enabled media companies to gather, disseminate,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95
Introducing the Language of the News is a comprehensive introduction to the language of news reporting. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book provides an accessible analysis of the processes that produce news language, and discusses how different linguistic choices promote different interpretations of news texts. Key features... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Journalism Online tackles the pressing question of how to apply fundamental journalism skills to the online medium. It provides an essential guide to the Internet as a research and publishing tool. In particular, it examines how to forge key journalism skills with the distinctive qualities of the World Wide Web to provide compelling web content. Trainee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
If you are an editor or newsroom manager seeking new and more efficient ways of managing the ever increasing flow of information through your newsroom, this book will provide the information you need to make informed decisions about crucial organisational and equipment changes. Case studies from newsrooms worldwide are used to present an overview... more...
- The Cox Institute for Newspaper Management Studies 2013; US$ 9.99
This book reports the candid insights of five news media leaders on strategy, innovation and a mobile future. The Cox Institute for Newspaper Management Studies held a Media Leadership Symposium March 7, 2013, at the University of Georgia to discuss leadership challenges in the news media. This book captures the proceedings of the event and presents... more...