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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Journals of the Century gathers some of America's top subject expert librarians to determine the most influential journals in their respective fields. Thirty-two contributing authorsóled by editor Tony Stankusóreviewed journals from over twenty countries that have successfully shaped the evolution of their individual specialties worldwide. Their choices... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 28.99
In this innovative book, experts on digital journalism share their perspectives on what digital journalism is, where it came from, and where it may be going. Addressing many important issues in new media and journalism, authors take on history, convergence, ethics, online media and politics, and cutting-edge technology, from multimedia web sites to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
This excellent critical introduction provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries whilst also offering a discussion of print journalism in a broader, critical context. more...