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  • The Kingdom of New York: Knights, Knaves, Billionaires, and by The New York Observer

    By The New York Observer

    For the final 20 years, The big apple Observer has documented the Platinum Age of recent York, while the city's new elite rose and ruled society, media, company, and tradition with an fun conceitedness that redefined the ability capital of the realm. The country of recent York jauntily chronicles the increase and Fall and upward thrust of latest York urban, as personified via the protagonists and antagonists of the earlier 20 years, informed in archival pastiche—a breathtaking dash of headlines, nice reporting, witty writing, and tales in style, rules, actual property, kind, media, videos, politics, intercourse, and finance.

    All of latest York's significant gamers are here—including invoice and Hillary, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Bloomberg, Graydon Carter, Katie Couric, Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer, Tina Fey, J. Lo, Seinfeld, Tina Brown, Anderson Cooper—as good as essays by way of Cynthia Ozick, homosexual Talese, Woody Allen, and Martin Scorsese. right here, too, are a number of the country's best reporters reporting at the excessive opulence of the Nineteen Nineties; the wry irony of the Seinfeld years; the poignant lack of John Kennedy Jr.; and the not possible attack of September eleven, 2001, and New York's rallying go back. between all of it are signature features—from Candace Bushnell's "Sex and the City" columns as they at the beginning seemed to the counseling of "George and Hilly"—as the Observer grew into one of many city's such a lot influential papers.

    Handsomely designed and jam-packed with the paper's trademark cognizance to politics, prestige, and wealth, this can be a rollicking insider's account of latest ny. straight away wickedly humorous and astute, The state of latest York is a notable tribute to an unforgettable period within the city's history.

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  • News Writing by Anna McKane

    By Anna McKane

    Anna McKane's information Writing is a pioneering booklet dealing solely with the all-important craft of writing information tales. The publication offers absolutely with all facets of writing information, together with the way to write an excellent intro, or first paragraph; the best way to order the knowledge and gather a successful tale; and what language to exploit. It offers a step by step consultant to developing a narrative, with stable and undesirable examples, and a close research of fashion, language, and grammar. There are checklists to assist green writers to degree their paintings.

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  • Reach for the Ground: The Downhill Struggle of Jeffrey by Jeffrey Bernard

    By Jeffrey Bernard

    For 40 years Bernard wrote merely approximately himself, and the story of his lifestyles, loves and screw ups has develop into mythical. Reach for the Ground is an impossible to resist selection of the easiest of Jeffrey Bernard's celebrated Low Life contributions to the Spectator. The column used to be defined as 'a suicide word in weekly instalments' and have become a countrywide establishment whose passing was once famous with nice sorrow. Peter O'Toole's affectionate creation recollects a forty-year-old friendship and 3 gleaming autobiographical essays encapsulate the defining reviews of Bernard's lifestyles.

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  • The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in by Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    By Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    Within the Nineties, Nigeria, like any international locations in Asia, Africa, jap Europe and Latin the US, underwent transition courses to come the rustic to democracy. Nigeria’s democratization within the Nineties used to be a civil and foreign circulation to unfastened Nigeria from over two decades of authoritarian army rule. Agbese examines the position and time table of the Nigerian press within the democratization strategy, highlighting the grave demanding situations the Nigerian press confronted – such as jail, arrest, and assassination – in pushing for democratization in Nigeria.  

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  • Global Journalism Practice and New Media Performance by Yusuf Kalyango Jr., D. Mould

    By Yusuf Kalyango Jr., D. Mould

    International Journalism perform and New Media functionality offers an outline of recent and conventional media of their political, financial and cultural contexts whereas exploring the function of journalism perform and media schooling. The authors research media platforms in sixteen nations, together with China, Russia and the U.S..

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  • Print and Politics: ‘Shibao’ and the Culture of Reform in by Joan Judge

    By Joan Judge

    Print and Politics deals a cultural historical past of a past due Qing newspaper, Shibao, the main influential reform day-by-day of its time. Exploring the simultaneous emergence of a brand new print tradition and a brand new tradition of politics in early-twentieth-century China, the booklet treats Shibao as either establishment and textual content and demonstrates how the newshounds who wrote for the paper tried to stake out a “middle realm” of discourse and practice.

    Chronicling the position those newshounds performed in academic and constitutional agencies, in addition to their involvement in significant problems with the day, it analyzes their essays as political records and as cultural artifacts. specific recognition is paid to the language the newshounds used, the cultural constructs they hired to constitution their arguments, and the a number of resources of authority they appealed to in advancing their claims for reform.

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  • Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked by Nick Couldry James Curran

    By Nick Couldry James Curran

    Contesting Media strength is the main formidable overseas assortment thus far at the around the globe progress of other media which are demanding the ability focus in huge media agencies. Media students and political scientists boost a huge comparative framework for interpreting replacement media in Australia, Chile, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, the uk, and the us. subject matters contain self sufficient media facilities, homosexual on-line networks and replacement internet dialogue boards, feminist movie, political journalism and social networks, indigenous verbal exchange, and church-sponsored media. this significant publication can help form debates at the media's position in present international struggles, equivalent to the anti-globalization stream.

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  • The Language of Newspapers: Socio-Historical Perspectives by Martin Conboy

    By Martin Conboy

    This name charts the connections among the language of journalism in England and its social influence on audiences from the 17th century to the current day. This publication charts the connections among the language of journalism in England and its social influence on audiences and social and political debates from the 1st emergence of periodical guides within the 17th century to the current day. It extends paintings performed at the language of the media to incorporate an ancient point of view, including to wider modern debates concerning the social effect of the media. It attracts upon the sector of old pragmatics, whereas protecting a focus at the improvement of a specific type of media language, the newspaper, and its function in refracting and contributing to social advancements. discussion is created among sociolinguistics and journalism experiences. it truly is best to complicated scholars in those components and in linguistics and media experiences regularly. because the emergence of sociolinguistics as a brand new box of enquiry within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, examine into the connection among language and society has complex virtually past reputation. particularly, the earlier decade has witnessed the significant effect of theories drawn from outdoor of sociolinguistics itself. therefore instead of see language as an insignificant mirrored image of society, fresh paintings has been more and more encouraged by way of principles drawn from social, cultural, and political conception that experience emphasized the constitutive function performed via language/discourse in all parts of social lifestyles. "The Advances in Sociolinguistics" sequence seeks to supply a photo of the present variety of the sector of sociolinguistics and the blurring of the bounds among sociolinguistics and different domain names of analysis interested in the position of language in society.

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  • Deep Web for Journalists: Comms, Counter-Surveillance, by Alan Pearce

    By Alan Pearce

    Journalism has been reworked by way of the web and the net has opened reporters to degrees of surveillance that may have horrified George Orwell. All reporters might be conscious of the risks they face within the electronic international – the rising battleground.

    Being a journalist in 2015 is extra harmful than it ever used to be. as well as the standard threats, beatings, murders and battle casualties, we're now being actively particular on-line by way of intelligence organizations, legislation enforcement and others.

    These days it's not simply reporters operating in repressive regimes that desire fear. We now be aware of that the USA and its cyber-allies – Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand – actively visual display unit household reporters of their mass surveillance of the Internet.

    Edward Snowden has warned reporters that they're detailed goals and he has expressed shock that information firms infrequently have any counter-measures in place.

    They harvest our contacts and computer screen our phone logs. They learn our emails and texts. They stick with our each circulation on-line and so they preserve tabs on each line we write.

    But it's not simply intelligence firms and legislations enforcement that we should always fear approximately. every kind of individuals have a vested curiosity in figuring out approximately your subsequent tale – person criminals and legal agencies, political events and extremist teams, legislations businesses and the company giants.

    Large enterprise pursuits have their very own intelligence devices. They comprehend what's being acknowledged approximately them and via whom. they maintain song in their opponents they usually be aware of whilst anyone starts off asking awkward questions about them.

    If giant company or somebody desired to wreck a journalist’s acceptance this can be simplicity itself.

    The secret's to not allure realization within the first position, and to benefit to function underneath the radar.

    But how can newshounds shield their assets and converse with out being overheard? How can they behavior delicate study with no need to observe their backs?

    This e-book will convey tips on how to block intruders, manage safe communications, masks your identification on-line and skim and obtain anonymously, and shop any volume of information with no leaving a trace.

    If that wasn't adequate, the Deep net can also be a largely-unknown examine and data source. if you happen to understand definitely the right access issues, you could mine a wealthy seam of multimedia documents, pictures, software program and records that you just can't locate at the floor Web.

    Deep net for newshounds “offers an uncompromising analysis of the perils of on-line communications and will shatter the boldness many folks position within the unguarded methods of operating online,” says Jim Boumelha, President of foreign Federation of reporters in his Foreword to the book.

    Journalist, broadcaster and writer Alan Pearce has coated conflicts from the Khmer Rouge to the Taliban for the BBC and Time journal, between others. He now teaches cyber-security talents and counter-surveillance to journalists.

    “The paintings of journalism has turn into immeasurably more durable than it ever has been some time past. newshounds must be quite acutely aware of any type of community signalling, any kind of connection, any kind of licence plate studying equipment that they move on their method to a gathering aspect, anyplace they use their bank card, anywhere they take their mobile, any electronic mail touch they've got with the resource - simply because that first actual touch, prior to encrypted communications are tested, is sufficient to supply all of it away.” – Edward Snowden 17 July 2014 within the Guardian.

    Please be aware: No legitimate ISBN to be had in publication or Amazon, Worldcat, isbndb, and so forth.

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  • Practising Global Journalism: Exploring Reporting Issues by John Herbert

    By John Herbert

    From this booklet, you'll achieve an realizing of the worldwide media market - the know-how, the gamers and the problems. The position of stories corporations, assets and networks are explored overlaying the problems of ethics, worldwide media possession and regulate. learn how newshounds are utilizing the internet and examine even more moderen how you can acquire and speak details. crucial analyzing for cutting-edge practicing and trainee reporters. John Herbert examines the worldwide surroundings within which reporters function and describes the most recent expertise and its impression on print, broadcast and on-line journalism practice.Practising international Journalism is a distinct review of the occupation, supplying a comparative learn of journalism perform all over the world. Case reports are drawn from Europe, Australia, the Asia Pacific, South Asia, China, Africa and the Americas. foreign case reviews examine journalism perform worldwideUnderstand how the electronic revolution is affecting journalism globallyGain first hand wisdom from a popular professional during this box

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