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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances and choose to respond to the corporate and institutional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95
The new edition of Subediting and Production for Journalists is a concise, clear and contemporary introduction to the skills required for subediting newspapers, magazines and websites. Tim Holmes describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of print to the modern era of the internet browser and social media, and explores the many... 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 Publishing Group 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 Publishing Group 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 14.38
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$ 14.38
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 service... 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...