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  • Credibility in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Military Newsby David Randall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Elizabethan and early Stuart England saw the prevailing medium for transmitting military news shift from public ritual, through private letters, to public newspapers. This study is based on an examination of hundreds of manuscript news letters, printed pamphlets and corantos, and news diaries which are in holdings in the US and the UK. more...

  • Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internetby Richard R. John; Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 94.99

    How can the news business be re-envisioned in a rapidly changing world? Can market incentives and technological imperatives provide a way forward? How important have been the institutional arrangements that protected the production and distribution of news in the past? Making News charts the institutional arrangements that news providers in Britain... more...

  • Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Kathryn Shevelow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. First... more...

  • Differentialsby Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but... more...

  • Racism and the Pressby Teun A. van Dijk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content analysis of the material, the book is the first to introduce... more...

  • Lords of Fleet Streetby Richard Bourne

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were big, bold characters, enormously rich and with a gift... more...

  • Changing Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourseby Birte Bös; Lucia Kornexl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “A Bloody Massacre near Carson” (1863), are forerunners of a genre – news satire – which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception. Unlike the present-day fake news press, represented e.g. by the British satirical magazine... more...

  • Literature and Politics Today: The Political Nature of Modern Fiction, Poetry, and Dramaby M. Keith Booker

    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...

  • Optimale Nutzungspreise für Online-Zeitungenby Timo Schulze

    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...

  • Social Media at BBC Newsby Valerie Belair-Gagnon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...