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- Overlook 2011; US$ 14.99
America's story has always been best told in its newspapers. From the local and mundane-crime blotters, crop prices, and Sunday sermons-to the Federalist Papers and Watergate, the press has played an outsized role in our nation's culture and history. Newspapers in America have always been the crucible where our passions and debates are tried by... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
THEIR WORK ON THE FRONT LINES MADE HEADLINES In February 1943, a group of journalists?including a young wire service correspondent named Walter Cronkite and cub reporter Andy Rooney?clamored to fly along on a bombing raid over Nazi Germany. Seven of the sixty-four bombers that attacked a U-boat base that day never made it back to England. A fellow... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
?When you?ve got Roger Ailes on your side, you do not lose.??Rush Limbaugh Roger Ailes is the quintessential man behind the curtain. He more or less invented modern political consulting and helped Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush win their races for the White House. Then he reinvented himself as a master of cable television,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This is a work of media history and media criticism with a human face. It presents profiles of 11 journalists who left some of the country's biggest mainstream media outlets, and took on new career challenges. Their stories give the reader a vivid sense of what it means to be a reporter and to cover big news events. But this book goes beyond media... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
Among New Journalists of the 1960s-1970s, Michael Herr, Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joan Didion approached their subjects by placing themselves in the center of their narratives as protagonists and by openly acknowledging their subjective impressions of the events they reported. Unlike journalists who adopted the conventions of detachment... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 24.95
From a writer ?whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era? (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. Another Great... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 27.50
Forget Ring Lardner, Grantland Rice, and Jerome Holtzman. According to author Steven Travers, Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times was the greatest sports columnist who ever lived—period. Known for his highly descriptive metaphors and phrasing—a strike zone the size of Hitler's heart, so painfully honest he could spot George Washington... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
In this book Calvin L. Hall examines select autobiographies written by African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to explore the relationship between race, class, gender, and journalism practice. more...