• Journalism
  • Essential Radio Journalism: How to produce and present radio by Paul Chantler, Peter Stewart

    By Paul Chantler, Peter Stewart

    'This units the traditional for each radio newsroom' - Andy Ivy, Editor, Sky information Radio

    In an age of limitless selection made attainable by means of new expertise, and a aggravating circulation clear of conventional reporting into vibrant remark and hypothesis via blogs and 'citizen journalists' there hasn't ever been a greater time to target natural journalism abilities.

    Essential Radio Journalism is a tremendously complete operating handbook for radio newshounds in addition to a textbook for broadcast journalism scholars. It comprises functional recommendation for amassing, reporting, writing, enhancing and offering, the inside track, along media legislations and ethics. there's a wealth of 'inside' info, checklists and on-the-job recommendation for you to instantly placed to exploit even if you're on your first task or have numerous years of expertise. it is a e-book to motivate in charge, exact and unparalleled journalism skills.

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  • Journalism
  • Life Stories: Profiles from The New Yorker by David Remnick

    By David Remnick

    One in all art's purest demanding situations is to translate a individual into phrases. The New Yorker has met this problem extra effectively and extra initially than the other glossy American magazine. It has indelibly formed the style often called the Profile. beginning with light-fantastic evocations of glamorous and idiosyncratic figures of the twenties and thirties, comparable to Henry Luce and Isadora Duncan, and carrying on with to the current, with advanced images of such contemporaries as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Richard Pryor, this selection of New Yorker Profiles offers readers with a portrait gallery of a few of the main trendy figures of the 20th century. those Profiles are literary-journalistic investigations into personality and accomplishment, intent and insanity, good looks and ugliness, and are unrivalled of their diversity, their number of type, and their embody of humanity.

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  • Journalism
  • Pulitzer's Gold: Behind the Prize for Public Service by Roy J. Harris Jr.

    By Roy J. Harris Jr.

    Pulitzer s Gold is the 1st ebook to track the ninety-year heritage of the coveted Pulitzer Prize for Public carrier, presented each year to a newspaper instead of to participants. Harris recollects dozens of reports in the back of the tales, usually permitting the newshounds concerned to proportion their very own bills. Readers will realize many of the tales, just like the manhattan occasions Pentagon Papers specific and the Watergate scandal that Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein dug out for the Washington publish. yet Harris takes his Gold Medal saga via international Wars, the nice melancholy, the Civil Rights fight, and the Vietnam period earlier than bringing public-service journalism into this present day s age of environmental and company exposes. tale after tale illustrates how for small city papers or metropolitan dailies alike, public-service reporting is some extent of delight for the yankee press.

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  • Literature
  • Animal Rights and the Politics of Literary Representation by J. Simons

    By J. Simons

    This ebook addresses the query of animal rights within the context of literary feedback. operating from a devoted place, it asks the query, 'What may literary reviews seem like if we took animal rights seriously?' It bargains serious surveys of the most topics within the background of animal rights and a few of the extra very important modern positions including readings of a variety of literary texts from classical antiquity to the current day.

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  • Literature
  • Tales of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen

    By Erik Fosnes Hansen

    Four mesmerizing stories approximately probability, by way of the writer of Psalm at Journey's End

    Tales of Protection is a singular approximately humans somewhere else in several epochs -- modern Norway, nineteenth-century Sweden, and Renaissance Italy -- whose tales are sure jointly through the author's unique and looking out inquiry into why issues ensue the best way they do.

    As the ebook opens, a useless guy lies in his coffin reflecting at the previous. Bolt was once an eccentric scientist who committed his previous age to an unlimited learn project -- amassing random incidents from the heritage of the species and discovering the underlying development that connects them. this sort of hindsight, in the end, has to be one of those heaven -- or a type of hell.

    His reveries lead him to inform different stories -- the story of a doomed lighthouse keeper on a Swedish island and the story of contention between Renaissance artists -- and eventually to inform a startling story from his personal early manhood. all the stories, in his exquisitely suspenseful narration, exhibit his conception of "seriality," that is the other of causality.

    Erik Fosnes Hansen's Psalm at Journey's End was once acclaimed as the most unique works but concerning the sinking of the giant. In Norway, Tales of Protection has been known as a "Blixenesque" masterpiece; it's a significant new paintings of worldwide literature, and an exceptional breakthrough for this talented younger author.

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  • Literature
  • Roads of the Heart: A Novel by Christopher Tilghman

    By Christopher Tilghman

    With the deep emotion and perception of "a actual storyteller" (Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times), Christopher Tilghman, the writer of the acclaimed Mason's Retreat and In a Father's Place, has written a robust new novel of guys and ladies, fathers and families.

    Eric Alwin has long past to go to his aged father, a as soon as commanding and charismatic Maryland senator who has obvious his public carrier soured--and his kin broken--by a intercourse scandal. understanding that his personal unfaithfulness, his disaffection along with his occupation and marriage, appear to be a continuation of a family members trend, Eric is astonished to discover his father providing a daring expedition.

    The resulting journey in the course of the Deep South and the yankee heartland turns into either a trip into the emotional fact of the Alwin relatives and a leap forward right into a new type of resilience and figuring out, and love. alongside the best way, Eric will recognize anew not just his mom, Audrey, yet his sisters, Alice and Poppy, and his personal spouse and son. As he discovers the marvelous mystery in the back of the scandal that outlined his father's destiny, he'll additionally become aware of what he needs to do to form a extra genuine and coherent existence for himself.

    Christopher Tilghman's Roads of the Heart is an excellent fulfillment through an writer who, grappling with the traces and discords of latest American tradition, achieves a unique knowing of ways family love and lose and locate each other each day.

    From the Hardcover edition.

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  • Journalism
  • Racism and the Press (Critical studies in racism and by Teun Adrianus Van Dijk

    By Teun Adrianus Van Dijk

    This booklet provides the result of an interdisciplinary examine at the press assurance of ethnic affairs. along with supplying the reader with an intensive content material research of the cloth, the booklet introduces a close discourse analytical method of the learn of the ways that ethnic minorities are portrayed within the press. This strategy makes a speciality of total information record schemata, neighborhood meanings, and the fashion and rhetoric of reports experiences.

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  • Journalism
  • Blogging (2nd Edition) (Digital Media and Society) by Jill Walker Rettberg

    By Jill Walker Rettberg

    Completely revised and up to date, this new version of Blogging provides an available examine of a now daily phenomenon and areas it in a old, theoretical and modern context. the second one variation takes under consideration the newest study and advancements and gives present analyses of latest instruments for microblogging and visible blogging.

    Jill Walker Rettberg discusses the methods blogs are built-in into today's mainstream social media ecology, the place reviews and hyperlinks from Twitter and fb should be extra vital than the community among blogs that was once major 5 years in the past, and questions the shift in the direction of elevated commercialization and company keep watch over of blogs. the recent variation additionally analyses how shrewdpermanent telephones with cameras and social media have led a shift in the direction of extra visible emphasis in blogs, with photos and pictures more and more foregrounded.

    Authored via a scholar-blogger, this enticing e-book is jam-packed with examples that express how running a blog and similar genres are altering media and communique. It supplies definitions and explains how blogs paintings, exhibits how blogs relate to the old improvement of publishing and conversation and appears on the methods blogs constitution social networks.

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