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- 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...
- Guardian Faber Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
What is the true human cost of the war in Afghanistan? What are the real effects of the austerity measure? And how did the London riots spread so quickly? Facts are Sacred , the Guardian 's award-winning datablog, publishes and analyses seemingly benign data - released under the auspices of transparency - to bring its readers astonishing revelations... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62
Current anxiety about the future of news makes it opportune to revisit the notion of professionalism in journalism. Media expert Silvio Waisbord takes this pressing issue as his theme and argues that ?professional journalism? is both a normative and analytical notion. It refers to reporting that observes certain ethical standards as well as to collective... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 31.99
Newsrooms_and campus newsrooms are no exception_are chaotic, fast-paced, and lively. That's why we love them. But reporting news is an important business, and everyone involved in that business needs some guidance and structure. Covering Your Campus provides the advice, rules, guidelines, and encouragement that every campus newspaper staff needs, without... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.95
The first ?war correspondent,? William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as ?the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.? Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . . Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian, author of The Pattons (?Exceptional??... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Powerful storytelling engages the senses, and today, there are more accessible digital tools available for telling multimedia stories than ever before. The Digital Reporter?s Notebook teaches practical digital storytelling techniques that journalists can put into practice right away, using the technology they already have in their pockets. Mark... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.68
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's News of a Kidnapping is a powerful retelling of actual events from a turbulent period of Colombian history. 'She looked over her shoulder before getting into the car to be sure no one was following her' Pablo Escobar: billionaire drugs baron, ruthless manipulator brutal killer and jefe of the infamous Madellin cartel.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99
Working the Story: A Guide to Reporting and News Writing for Journalists and Public Relations Professionals draws on a lifetime of study and practice by its authors to cover a vast array of topics: techniques for interviewing, covering, and writing hard news stories, features, columns, and arts reviews; what public relations is, what it is not,... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 18.95
Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group?a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff?has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored , dedicated to the stories... more...