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- Larson Publications 2016; US$ 14.99
With some 200 million people affected by armed conflict or genocide, refugees are appearing in record numbers. War Torn takes us beyond the headlines into the lives of civilians caught up in war's destructive power in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Guatemala, and Sri Lanka. Alongside stories that convey the destruction and heartbreak of armed conflict,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 10.37
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the Church took him from her and sold him, like countless others, to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising never to attempt... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
In corners of the globe where fault-lines seethe into bloodshed and civil war, foreign correspondents have, for hundreds of years, been engaged in uncovering the latest news and ? despite obstacles bureaucratic, political, violent ? reporting it by whatever means available. It's a working life that is difficult, exciting and undeniably glamorous. ... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09
From an award-winning BBC journalist, this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about the awakening of human courage and conscience. 'I can hardly begin to describe to you what I saw as our boat approached the source of that terrible noise. I hardly want to. You won't understand because you weren't there.... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 36.65
In 1991 Andrew Solomon faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the August coup. We find him on the quest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998, and in Greenland in 2001 researching widespread depression among the Inuit. In 2002 he was in Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban. He was brought in for questioning in Qaddafi?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95
Journalistic Ethics: Moral Responsibility in the Media examines the moral rights and responsibilities of journalists to provide what Dale Jacquette calls ?truth telling in the public interest.? With 31 case studies from contemporary journalistic practice, the book demonstrates the immediate practical implications of ethics for working journalists... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
Over the past decade, American outlets such as PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and the Washington Post ?s Fact Checker have shaken up the political world by holding public figures accountable for what they say. Cited across social and national news media, these verdicts can rattle a political campaign and send the White House press corps scrambling. Yet... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
L'année 1996 a vu s'éteindre à Paris ce qui fut le dernier quotidien yiddish non seulement en France, mais dans le monde entier. En effet, après le 28 juin de cette année, date du dernier numéro deUnzer Vort, il ne restait sur la planète aucun des innombrables journaux qui... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement pour la... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 25.00
This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general public in China, yet are often understudied compared to... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. This addition to the What Everyone Needs to Know® series looks at the past, present and future of journalism, considering how the development of the industry has shaped the present and how we can expect the future to roll out. more...