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- NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
Starting in the early 1990s, journalists and scholars began responding to and trying to take account of new technologies and their impact on our lives. By the end of the decade, the full-fledged study of cyberculture had arrived. Today, there exists a large body of critical work on the subject, with cutting-edge studies probing beyond the mere existence... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
Foreign News gives us a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the practices of the global tribe we call foreign correspondents. Exploring how they work, Ulf Hannerz also compares the ways correspondents and anthropologists report from one part of the world to another. Hannerz draws on extensive interviews with correspondents in cities as diverse... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.50
From BenjaminFranklin's newspaper hoax that faked the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman?sattempt to levitate the Pentagon, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists have causedconfusion, disorder, and laughter in Western society for centuries. Profilingthe most notorious mischief makers from the 1600s to the present day, Pranksters explores how ?pranks?... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
"What I wanted after college was a job and my own apartment, but what I needed was a good comeuppance, and that?s what I got." When Dave Itzkoff graduated from Princeton in 1998?the first member of his family to earn a college degree?he expected to be rewarded with a career, and a life, that mattered. Instead, he ended up convinced that he was... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21
Despite the many thousands of dictionary words at our disposal, our language can be dismayingly inadequate. How many times have you searched for a word that means just what you want it to but failed to find anything suitable anywhere? Most of us, it turns out, lead lives rife with experiences, people, and things that have no names. At least, they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
If you want to learn from the leading lights of today's revolution in documentary filmmaking Maxine Baker has written the guide you need to own. You'll discover the many different and innovative approaches to documentary form and style arising from the use of innovative new technology. A tribute to the mavericks of creativity, inside you will find... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
This book brings together for the first time David Morley and Charlotte Brunsdon's classic texts, Everyday Television: Nationwide and The Nationwide Audience . Originally published in 1978 and 1980 these two research projects combine innovative textual readings and audience analysis of the BBC's current affairs programme Nationwide . In a specially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Everyday life, no whether the issues or events arise next-door or a continent away, raises questions and concerns that the public counts on journalists to answer and, more important, confront. More than ever before, we all rely on the news media for warnings, explanations and insights. The profession - and society - cannot afford lazy, inept, uncommitted... more...