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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00
This discourse on the importance of television in society presents Friendly's uncannily prescient views on the corrosive effect of money on the news business, the sensationalization of news reporting, and the viewing public's appetite for quality broadcasting. With Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly practically invented television journalism. Through... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The new 12th edition of Scholastic Journalism is fully revised and updated to encompass the complete range of cross platform multimedia writing and design to bring this classic into the convergence age. Incorporates cross platform writing and design into each chapter to bring this classic high school journalism text into the digital age Delves... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
The book analyzes the process by which the collective image of professional baseball was formed. It traces both the negation and the affirmation of ideas in the sports press that would impede or promote the growth of baseball from a recreational pastime to a team sport spectacle in the mid-19th century. The American collective image grew as a result... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 27.22
From his schooldays in Tasmania in the 1950s, Tim Bowden wanted to become a journalist. Happily this ambition coincided with the invention of magnetic tape and the portable recorder, which triggered a life-long passion with broadcasting. Cutting his journalist teeth as a cadet reporter on the Hobart Mercury in the days of copy paper and hot metal type,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 15.95
"Martha Gellhorn was so fearless in a male way, and yet utterly capable of making men melt," writes New Yorker literary editor Bill Buford. As a journalist, Gellhorn covered every military conflict from the Spanish Civil War to Vietnam and Nicaragua. She also bewitched Eleanor Roosevelt's secret love and enraptured Ernest Hemingway with her courage... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
Science magazine meets The Onion, Mental Floss , and Mad magazine in this ingenious guide to the science behind the news For more than a decade , the intrepid folks at whyfiles.org-the #1 science destination on the web-have been exploring the science behind newsworthy events. Now condensed into a book written with the site's characteristic... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 40.99
This book explores the process of media development and democratization in Brazil from the end of the dictatorship in 1985 to today's market liberal press. Journalism and Political Democracy in Brazil is intended for those interested in Latin American and Brazilian politics, history, and media, as well as for those concerned about the role of the press... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 96.00
Based on the Gikuyu-language pamphlet literature of the 1940s, the family history of the writer Henry Muoria, and a daughter's memory, this book illuminates the political challenges faced by Kenya's first nationalists and the domestic sacrifices that politics demanded more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 13.08
A doctor in America has just invented a 'sperm sorting machine'. At least that's what he claimed when his receptionist burst into the office to find him doing something peculiar with the Hoover attachment. Apparently the system used for separating the male and female sperm is remarkably simple. A sample is placed in the petri dish with a microscopic... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 11.63
From Barnardo boy to original virgin soldier; from apprentice journalist in London's Fleet Street to famous novelist... At times funny, at times sad, but always honest and utterly compulsive, Leslie Thomas's story is straight out of fiction. As an orphan, he picked his way through the rubble of post-war Britain and was sent on national... more...