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- Rare Bird Books 2014; US$ 9.99
An investigative reporter for Al Jazeera America who covers Guantanamo, counterterrorism, national security, human rights, open government, and civil liberties issues, Jason Leopold has been called a "FOIA Terrorist" by federal employees for his aggressive use of the Freedom of Information Act. He lives in Los Angeles. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.99
Journalism today is moving faster than ever before. With web 2.0, blogging, huge media conglomerates, 24-hours news networks, and tight legal frameworks, what is the purpose of journalism in the digital age? With priorities shifting, do journalists still strive for truth or are they solely concerned with "infotainment" -- driven by sales and ratings?... more...
- Fledgling Press 2014; US$ 8.74
Julie Clarke was born a boy in the 50s in central Scotland. From a very early age she knew she was different from other boys, but growing up in the 50s and 60s was not conducive to discussing feelings of gender difference and for many years Julie didn't even know there was a medical term for her dilemma: she was transsexual. Becoming Julie details... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 18.99
For five weeks the world waited for news about Danny Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan...And then came the broadcast of his shocking murder. The complete account of his abduction, the intense effort to rescue him, and the aftermath are told here - in astonishing detail, and with courage and insight - by... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Nearly six decades ago, Hugh Marston Hefner created Playboy magazine, which effectively ignited America?s sexual revolution. The greatest living symbol of the Good Life, Hef created a world for himself that most men have yearned to inhabit, if only briefly, just to know what it?s like to be him. In Hef ?s Little Black Book , this universally envied... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
An instinctive and magnificent storyteller, Somerset Maugham was one of the most popular and successful writers of his time. He published seventy-eight books -- including the undisputed classics Of Human Bondage and The Razor?s Edge -- which sold over 40 million copies in his lifetime. Born in Paris to sophisticated parents, Willie Maugham was... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 20.00
This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard to almost four years in the shooting war in the South Pacific, and back, from a maverick New Hampshire weekly to an apprenticeship for Newsweek... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a cultural approach to journalism's history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview. Rich with illuminating stories and biographies of key figures, it sheds new light on the relationship between the press and society and how each has shaped the other.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 69.99
Da die Gleichsetzung von Medien und Journalismus zusehends brüchig wird, wird in diesem Band über die Funktionen der beiden Systeme, über ihr Leistungsangebot, über ihre Zielsetzungen und letztlich damit auch über ihre organisatorische Verfasstheit, also über Strukturen, Regeln und Ressourcen neu nachgedacht. Vor diesem Hintergrund werden Medien und... more...