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  • A Force for Goodby Rodger Streitmatter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.50

    In this refreshing account of the Fourth Estate’s efforts to improve U.S. society, Streitmatter draws on historical and contemporary examples, primary and secondary sources, to provide a thoughtful tour of American history, social change, and the benefits of a robust media. more...

  • Boundaries of Journalismby Matt Carlson; Seth C. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.83

    The concept of boundaries has become a central theme in the study of journalism. In recent years, the decline of legacy news organizations and the rise of new interactive media tools have thrust such questions as "what is journalism" and "who is a journalist" into the limelight. Struggles over journalism are often struggles over boundaries. These... more...

  • Schreiben fürs Netzby Daniel Perrin; Helga Kessler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 33.25

    Berufliches Schreiben am Arbeitsplatz ist meist Schreiben am Bildschirm - und immer öfter Schreiben zum Lesen und Nutzen am Bildschirm. Damit befasst sich dieser Band: Was tun Profis in Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft, Industrie oder Verwaltung genau, wenn sie am Computer und für das Lesen am Computer schreiben, und was wollen sie tun? Kommt dabei heraus,... more...

  • Die Beobachtung journalistischer Akteureby Johannes Raabe

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 50.35

    Die Untersuchung fragt nach den sozialen Positionen und kulturellen Orientierungen von Journalisten als sozialen Akteuren in der Gesellschaft. Dazu wurde im Rahmen einer Repräsentativ-Befragung von über 1.000 Journalisten bayerischer Medienredaktionen deren Zugehörigkeit zu den verschiedenen sozialen Milieus der Gesellschaft rekonstruiert. In kritischer... more...

  • The Cognitive Impact of Television Newsby Barrie Gunter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Research shows that, while people around the world consistently nominate television as their most important news source, much of the content of news bulletins is lost to viewers within moments. In response, Barrie Gunter argues that this can be explained by the way in which televised news is written, packaged and presented. more...

  • Alone atop the Hillby Alice Dunnigan; Carol McCabe Booker; Simeon Booker

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    In 1942 Alice Allison Dunnigan, a sharecropper’s daughter from Kentucky, made her way to the nation’s capitol and a career in journalism that eventually led her to the White House. With Alone atop the Hill , Carol McCabe Booker has condensed Dunnigan’s 1974 self-published autobiography to appeal to a general audience and has added... more...

  • Mindful Journalism and News Ethics in the Digital Eraby Shelton A. Gunaratne; Mark Pearson; Sugath Senarath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.70

    This book aims to be the first comprehensive exposition of "mindful journalism"—drawn from core Buddhist ethical principles—as a fresh approach to journalism ethics. It suggests that Buddhist mindfulness strategies can be applied purposively in journalism to add clarity, fairness and equity to news decision-making and to offer a moral compass to journalists... more...

  • The Entrepreneurial Journalist’s Toolkitby Sara Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.14

    Today’s journalism and communication students need the tools to develop and maintain their own media businesses and freelance careers. In addition to mastering the basics of converged journalism practice, they need training in business entrepreneurship, mass communication and business law, and career and reputation management. The Entrepreneurial... more...

  • Raising Her Voiceby Rodger Streitmatter

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Each chapter is a biographical sketch of an influential black woman who has written for American newspapers or television news, including Maria W. Stewart, Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Gertrude Bustill Mossell, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Josephine St.Pierre Ruffin, Delilah L. Beasley, Marvel Cooke, Charlotta A. Bass, Alice Allison Dunnigan, Ethel L. Payne, and... more...

  • The Newspaper Press in Kentuckyby Herndon J. Evans

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    The story of Kentucky's newspapers is the story of our political, economic, and social life. It is the story of issues and answers, the story of life and death. Newspapers, by their very nature, become sources of historical studies. They recount day by day or week by week the happenings, joyous or sorrowful, humorous or sad, enlightening or dull,... more...