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  • The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophyby Jason Holt; William Irwin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 17.95

    Savor moments of Zen like never before, with our Senior Philosophical Correspondents The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophy is revised, expanded, and updated to probe deeper than ever before the philosophical significance of the quintessential ?fake? news show of the 21st century. Features significant revisions and updates from the first... more...

  • Introducing the Language of the Newsby M. Grazia Busa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    Introducing the Language of the News is a comprehensive introduction to the language of news reporting. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book provides an accessible analysis of the processes that produce news language, and discusses how different linguistic choices promote different interpretations of news texts. Key features... more...

  • Mixed Newsby Jay Black

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    This volume addresses some of the central issues of journalism today -- the nature and needs of the individual versus the nature and needs of the broader society; theories of communitarianism versus Enlightenment liberalism; independence versus interdependence (vs. co-dependency); negative versus positive freedoms; Constitutional mandates versus marketplace... more...

  • The News Sororityby Sheila Weller

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 29.95

    ? Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists .? -- Vanity Fair For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women?Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour?broke into the newsroom?s... more...

  • All News Is Localby Richard C. Stanton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    This book is an investigation of the 300 year old model of global journalism used by the Western news media. It argues that the framework of localization is fragile and unable to cope with the issues, events, agents and institutions of globalization that exist, and that the current model of news gathering and reporting requires rethinking. more...

  • The American Newsreelby Raymond Fielding

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    For fifty years, the newsreel was a fixture in American movie theaters. Released twice a week, less than ten minutes long, each had news footage that combined journalism with entertainment. With the advent of television news programs after World War II, newsreels began to be obsolete, but they remain the first instances of moving image photographic... more...

  • News Media and Power in Russiaby Olessia Koltsova

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The end of communist rule in the Soviet Union brought with it a brave new world of media and commerce. Formerly state-owned enterprises were transformed, often through private ownership, and new corporations sprung up overnight to take advantage of the new atmosphere of freedom. Until now, most research on media and news production in Russia has... more...

  • Writing for Broadcast Journalistsby Rick Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95

    Writing for Broadcast Journalists is the essential guide to writing news for television and radio, guiding readers through the significant differences between writing text to be read, and writing spoken English that will be heard. This book helps broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid newspaper-style ?journalese?, clichés,... more...

  • The CNN Effectby Piers Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    The CNN Effect examines the relationship between the state and its media, and considers the role played by the news reporting in a series of 'humanitarian' interventions in Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda. Piers Robinson challenges traditional views of media subservience and argues that sympathetic news coverage at key moments in foreign... more...

  • Computers in Broadcast and Cable Newsroomsby Phillip O. Keirstead

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Computers in Broadcast and Cable Newsrooms: Using Technology in Television News Production takes readers through the use of computers and software in the broadcast/cable newsroom environment. Author Phillip O. Keirstead began writing about television news technology decades ago in an effort to help television news managers cope with technological... more...