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- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2008; US$ 14.57
From the late Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa against Salman Rushdie, to the extremism of the Taliban and the mass murder of the September 11th attacks, the image of Islam as a violent and anti-Western faith has featured dominantly in the global mass media. In this book, Elzain Elgamri sets out to refute such generalisations.Taking into account the historically... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
After the Glorious Revolution, a not so glorious age of lawlessness befell England. Crime ran rampant, and highwaymen, thieves, and prostitutes ruled the land. Execution by hanging often punished the smallest infractions, and rip-roaring stories of fearless criminals proliferated, giving birth to a new medium: the newspaper. In 1724, housebreaker... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 16.00
Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Piers Morgan?s office, BBC foreign correspondent Nick Bryant has rattled Donald Rumsfeld, had tea with President Karzai, slept through 9/11, and gotten a free lunch out of the Tamil Tigers. Now casting a sideways glance at his own profession, Nick reveals the day-to-day realities of ‘Correspondentland?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95
Insulting the Public? examines the way in which the European Union and issues relating to it are represented to the public. Combining theoretical and empirical research, the text explores and provides an assessment of the performance of the British Press in its representation of the European Union in the period immediately preceding the General Election... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 20.00
The Russian formalists emerged from the Russian Revolution with ideas about the independence of literature. They enjoyed that independence until Stalin shut them down. By then, however, they had produced essays that remain among the best defenses ever written for both literature and its theory. Included here are four essays representing key points... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 37.84
Popular newspapers like the British »The Sun« and the German »Bild« regularly invite controversy over their morals and methods, power and responsibility, political and social impact. At best, their reporting is rejected as trivial, vulgar and tasteless; at worst, it is deemed hazardous to the workings of democratic society. Yet, the papers are able... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that the emergence of social media at the BBC and the need... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00
Literary works have often engaged political issues, and many political writings give close attention to literary concerns. This encyclopedia explores the complex relationship between literature and politics through detailed entries written by expert contributors on authors, historical figures, major literary and political works, national literatures,... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 79.95
Timo Schulze zeigt die Erlösquellen und -interdependenzen bei Online-Zeitungen auf und entwickelt bestehende Verfahren zur Ermittlung optimaler Nutzungspreise weiter. Auf der Basis von Befragungsdaten erarbeitet er einen Ansatz, mit dem der monetäre Wert von Tarifform-Biases gemessen und bei der Optimierung der Nutzungspreise berücksichtigt werden... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2002; US$ 8.74
For forty years Bernard wrote only about himself, and the tale of his life, loves and failures has become legendary. Reach for the Ground is an irresistible collection of the best of Jeffrey Bernard?s celebrated Low Life contributions to the Spectator. The column was once described as ‘a suicide note in weekly instalments? and became a national institution... more...