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  • Women Telling Nationsby Amelia Sanz; Francesca Scott; Suzan van Dijk

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 126.00

    Women Telling Nations highlights how, from the 16th to the 19th centuries, European women, as readers and writers, contributed to the construction of national identities. The book, which presents twenty countries, is divided into four parts. First, we examine how women belonged to nations: they represented territories and political or religious communities... more...

  • News, Public Affairs, and the Public Sphere in a Digital Nationby Edgar Simpson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 44.50

    Reporting makes a significant difference not just in the amount of public affairs information available to a community, but also in the amount and type of conversations about self-governance that take place in the digital world. Simpson argues that without daily professional journalism, the audience is forced to craft their own news feeds, often... more...

  • The TV Presenter's Career Handbookby Kathryn Wolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.85

    You can present to camera, speak to time, read autocue, conduct an interview, write and memorise scripts; you have a showreel, headshots and a CV—but what next? How do you decide which genre to go for, market yourself and establish your career? The TV Presenter’s Career Handbook is full of information and advice on how to capitalise on your presenter... more...

  • Robert Pierpointby Tony Silvia

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This is the first biography of journalist Robert Pierpoint, a contemporary of Edward R. Murrow, hired by him to cover the Korean War for CBS. He went on to cover the White House, through six presidents. In more than 40 years with the network, he covered the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the State Department, culminating... more...

  • Advanced Reportingby Miles Maguire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.14

    News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the opposite approach, focusing on reporting as a process of triangulation based on three essential activities: analyzing documents, making observations... more...

  • The Times-Picayune in a Changing Media Worldby S. L. Alexander; Frank D. Durham; Alfred Lawrence Lorenz; Vicki Mayer; C. W. Anderson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 83.50

    This book is a study of the 2012-2013 transition of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans from a daily newspaper to a three-day-a-week publication with emphasis on its online presence (“Digital First”). It is instructive for all concerned with what the transformation might signify for the news profession and the role of the press in the digital age.... more...

  • Makers of the Media Mindby Wm. David Sloan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.27

    Makers of the Media Mind is a collection of analytical essays focusing on the most important and original ideas contributed to the field of mass communication by journalism educators. Divided into six sections representing the most prominent areas of specialization in the field, this text serves two significant purposes: first, it acquaints readers... more...

  • Qualität im Gesundheitsjournalismusby Volker Lilienthal; Dennis Reineck; Thomas Schnedler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 25.65

    Wie kann die Qualität im Gesundheitsjournalismus gesichert werden? Welche Folgen hat es, wenn Medienhäuser trotz der zunehmenden Wertschätzung des Gesundheitsjournalismus die redaktionellen Ressourcen verknappen, während Unternehmen und Verbände ihre Öffentlichkeitsarbeit weiter professionalisieren? Wie wirken sich der hohe Aktualitätsdruck und die... more...

  • Writing Academic Texts Differentlyby Nina Lykke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.56

    This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between monolithic identity markers and power differentials... more...

  • The Unleashed Scandalby Bernhard Poerksen; Hanne Detel

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 17.99

    In an age of ubiquitous digital media and permanent mutual observation scandals are omnipresent. Everybody can release them, everybody can become their victim. Videos on mobile phones terminate careers, Twitter messages generate outrage, and SMS messages turn into evidence. Documents of embarrassment and public disgrace today display a novel kind of... more...