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- Random House 2012; US$ 9.56
Paper Tigers is a riveting, authoritative and in-depth study of newspaper barons of the world ? men and women who wield immense power, and whose ever-changing media empires make compelling case studies of business success and failure. From Rupert Murdoch to Robert Maxwell, Conrad Black to Lord Rothermere, Katharine Graham to Punch Sulzberger,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 11.65
"A sublimely funny comedy about the way newspapers try to put lives into words.' Spectator Michael Frayn's classic is set in the crossword and nature notes department of an obscure national newspaper during the declining years of Fleet Street, where John Dyson dreams wistfully of fame and the gentlemanly life - until one day his great chance of glory... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available
The text below is an excerpt from Friendly Fire . It is the early morning of April 18, 2002, following the mayhem of a bomb attack on a section of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, outside Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Edmonton-based soldiers were conducting a live-fire training exercise at a former al-Qaeda compound when a U.S. fighter... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Working as a correspondent for 20/20 and Good Morning America , John Stossel confronted dozens of scam artists: from hacks who worked out of their basements to some of America's most powerful executives and leading politicians. His efforts shut down countless crooks -- both famous and obscure. Then he realized what the real problem was. In Give... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the New New Journalism to discuss their methods, writings and careers. The New New Journalists are first and foremost brilliant reporters who immerse themselves completely... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
"An insightful and . . . amusing look at the inner workings of pro football" ( The New York Times ) from the bestselling author of Word Freak In Word Freak , Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular world of competitive Scrabble players, ultimately achieving an expert-level ranking. Now, in his new book, he infiltrates a strikingly different subculture-pro... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95
This volume explores the evolution of science communication, addressing key issues and offering substance for future study. Harnessing the energies of junior scholars on the forefront of science communication, this work pushes the boundaries of research forward, allowing scholars to sample the multiple paradigms and agendas that will play a role in... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight--the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism--as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes. It delves into the intricate relationships between media producers, sports leagues and organizations, and audiences, and explains... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 17.77
Martha Gelhorn's journalism tracks many of the flashpoints of the twentieth century; as a young woman she witnessed the suffering of the American Depression and risked her life in the Spanish Civil War. Her dispatches from the front made her a legend, yet her private was often messy and volcanic. Her determination to be a war correspondent... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 96.95
This book is a unique and definitive guide to the skills necessary for on-camera journalism and offers an invaluable behind-the-scenes look at the profession. Tailors the traditional skills of writing, reporting, and producing to the needs of journalists working in front of the camera Includes chapters devoted to the role of the storyteller, reporting... more...