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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 115.00
Selling Rights covers the full range of potential rights, from same-language territorial rights, bookclub and paperback sales through to serial rights, dramatization, documentaries, electronic publishing and multimedia. Owen provides full details of the historical and legal background to rights, advises on the publishing contract and explains how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
This text examines and explains the job of the magazine editor in both its journalistic and managerial aspects. Written by an experienced journalist and former editor, it draws upon the experiences of a number of magazine professionals who were interviewed for this book. Approaching the editorial role from a practical perspective, this book provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95
Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide. In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 36.95
This innovative cultural history investigates an intriguing, thrilling, and often lurid assortment of sensational literature that was extremely popular in the United States in 1848--including dime novels, cheap story paper literature, and journalism for working-class Americans. Shelley Streeby uncovers themes and images in this "literature of sensation"... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 68.95
War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor features carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes, militarism and memory, all set against the background of World War I France. Allen Douglas shows how a new satiric weekly, the Canard Enchaîné, exploited these topics and others to become one of France's most influential voices... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 13.95
Self-help: To millions of Americans it seems like a godsend. To many others it seems like a joke. But as investigative reporter Steve Salerno reveals in this groundbreaking book, it?s neither?in fact it?s much worse than a joke. Going deep inside the Self-Help and Actualization Movement (fittingly, the words form the acronym SHAM), Salerno offers the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 34.95
Time, Change, and the American Newspaper focuses on newspapers as organizations, examining the role of change in the newspaper industry and providing a model from which to view and respond to change. Authors George Sylvie and Patricia D. Witherspoon discuss environmental and organizational influences on contemporary newspapers, and they analyze newspapers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 195.00
This is the first book in the English language to examine the tangled web of relationships linking newspaper owners, editors and reporters, with leading politicians and power-holders. Duncan McCargo has been granted unique access to the editorial meetings of Thailand's leading newspapers, and drawing on this, the book uncovers the contradictions and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Fully revised and updated, The Newspapers Handbook remains the essential guide to working as a newspaper journalist. It examines the ever-changing, everyday skills of newspaper reporting and explores the theoretical, ethical and political dimensions of a journalist?s job. Using a range of new examples from tabloid, compact and broadsheet newspapers,... more...