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  • The Elements of Journalismby Bill Kovach; Tom Rosenstiel

    Crown/Archetype 2001; US$ 15.00

    In July 1997, twenty-five of America's most influential journalists sat down to try and discover what had happened to their profession in the years between Watergate and Whitewater. What they knew was that the public no longer trusted the press as it once had. They were keenly aware of the pressures that advertisers and new technologies were putting... more...

  • The News Interviewby Steven Clayman; John Heritage

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    This much-needed work examines the place of the news interview in Anglo-American society as well as its historical development. more...

  • Building the Fourth Estateby Chappell Lawson

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    Based on an in-depth examination of Mexico's print and broadcast media over the last twenty-five years, this book is the most richly detailed account available of the role of the media in democratization, demonstrating the reciprocal relationship between changes in the press and changes in the political system. In addition to illuminating the nature... more...

  • Manhattan to Baghdadby Paul McGeough

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 31.81

    From one of Australia's most respected foreign correspondents, this is eloquent and powerful storytelling, and essential reading for all who want a better understanding of the enormous changes in the world we thought we knew. more...

  • The Troubles of Journalismby William A. Hachten

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    This book looks at criticisms of the journalism profession and evaluates many of the changes in journalism--both positive and negative. In addition, it suggests what the many changes mean for this nation and indeed for the world at large, as American journalism--its methods and standards--has markedly influenced the way many millions overseas receive... more...

  • The First Lady of Hollywoodby Samantha Barbas

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    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...

  • Early French and German defenses of freedom of the pressby J.C. Laursen; J. van der Zande

    BRILL 2003; US$ 110.00

    This volume contains English translations of two early French and German defences of freedom of the press. Elie Luzac's "Essay on Freedom of Expression" defends freedom of the press for atheists, and Carl Friedrich Bahrdt's "On Freedom of the Press and its Limits" argues for it as a human right. more...

  • Local Journalism and Local Mediaby Bob Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    The local media - local newspapers and radio, regional television, cable television and local news on the internet - represents a diverse and rapidly-changing sector of the British media landscape. Bringing together media academics, local journalists and other media professionals, this text presents a thorough, up-to-date and authoritative account... more...

  • Politics and the Press in Thailandby Duncan McCargo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Time, Change, and the American Newspaperby George Sylvie; Patricia D. Witherspoon

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 36.95

    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...