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Biography

  • 142 Strandby Rosemary Ashton

    Random House 2011; US$ 19.73

    142 Strand was the home of the brilliant, unconventional young publisher John Chapman. All the daring and avant-garde writers and thinkers of Victorian London gathered here, among them Carlyle, Dickens, Thackeray; Americans like Emerson and refugees from revolutionary Europe like Mazzini. In 1851 Chapman brought Marian Evans - the future George Eliot... 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...

  • Advocacy Journalistsby Edd Applegate

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    This book focuses on the lives of journalists and editors who contributed to advocacy journalism. Each entry contains biographical information about the journalists, their professional careers, major works, and, in some cases, commentary on those works. more...

  • Aesthetic Journalismby Alfredo Cramerotti

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 32.00

    As the art world eagerly embraces a journalistic approach, Aesthetic Journalism explores why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries and reportage. This new mode of journalism is grasping more and more space in modern culture and Cramerotti probes the current merge of art with the sphere of investigative journalism.... more...

  • The Al Jazeera Effectby Phillip Seib

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95

    The battle for hearts and minds in the Middle East is being fought not on the streets of Baghdad, but on the newscasts and talk shows of Al Jazeera. The future of China is being shaped not by Communist Party bureaucrats, but by bloggers working quietly in cyber cafes. The next attacks by al Qaeda will emerge not from Osama bin Laden’s cave, but from... more...

  • Albert Shaw of the Review of Reviewsby Lloyd J. Graybar

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The life of Albert Shaw (1857-1947) reflected in microcosm the changes that American society was undergoing through a critical period. This first full-length study focuses on two themes: Shaw's career as editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews , an influential monthly journal in the early years of the twentieth century, and Shaw's career as... 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...

  • 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...

  • Alternatives to Freedomby William L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.54

    This authoritative text concerns itself with freedom and `alternatives to freedom', based on original survey research of public attitudes to civil and political rights. It combines and connects explicit and implicit arguments for freedom, with the judgements of public opinion on two levels the general public and politicians encouraging the reader to... more...

  • The Americanization of Edward Bokby Edward William Bok

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95 US$ 5.18

    The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...