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  • 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...

  • Media Talkby Ian Hutchby

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Media Talk provides an accessible introduction to the analysis of the spoken word by examining linguistic and discursive aspects of broadcast media. Beginning with the observation that talk is central to all genres of radio and television, Ian Hutchby examines the forms of speech used by broadcasters as their primary means of communicating with audiences.... more...

  • We Interrupt This Newscastby Tom Rosenstiel; Marion Just; Todd Belt; Atiba Pertilla; Walter Dean; Dante Chinni

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    The main argument of this book is that local TV news can practice high-quality journalism without sacrificing commercial success. more...

  • Broadcast Graphics On the Spotby Richard Harrington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 33.95

    Packed with more than 350 techniques, this book delivers what you need to know - on the spot. If you create graphics for television, this book is for you. 'Broadcast Graphics on the Spot' show you how to produce more compelling TV graphics. From gathering images for use in broadcast graphics to working with fonts, mastering keying and rotoscoping,... more...

  • Newsworkersby Hanno Hardt; Bonnie Brennen

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50

    Focusing on the period from the 1850s through the 1930s, the contributors show how issues of labor and class have been far more important in the formation of media institutions than previous accounts concede. These essays recover the history of ethnic and cultural diversity?including the contributions of women?that have enriched the process of communication. more...

  • The Discourse of Broadcast Newsby Martin Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95

    In this timely and important study Martin Montgomery unpicks the inside workings of what must still be considered the dominant news medium: broadcast news. Drawing principally on linguistics, but multidisciplinary in its scope, The Discourse of Broadcast News demonstrates that news programmes are as much about showing as telling, as much about ordinary... more...

  • Into the Newsroomby Emma Hemmingway

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    Into the Newsroom provides a rigorous investigation into the everyday rituals that are performed in the television newsroom, and offers a unique suggestion that news is both a highly haphazard and yet technologically complicated process of deliberate construction involving the interweaving of reflexive professional journalists as well as developing,... more...

  • America Behind The Color Lineby Henry Louis Gates

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Renowned scholar and "New York Times" bestselling author Gates delivers a stirring and authoritative companion to the major new PBS documentary "America Behind the Color Line." The book includes thought-provoking essays from Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, Alicia Keys, Bernie Mac, and Quincy Jones. more...