• Journalism
  • The Gutenberg Galaxy by Marshall McLuhan

    By Marshall McLuhan

    The Gutenberg Galaxy catapulted Marshall McLuhan to repute as a media theorist and, in time, a new media prognosticator. Fifty years after its preliminary book, this landmark textual content is extra major than ever prior to.

    Readers might be surprised by means of McLuhan’s prescience, unrivaled by means of somebody for the reason that, predicting as he did the dramatic technological recommendations that experience essentially replaced how we converse. The Gutenberg Galaxy foresaw the networked, compressed ‘global village’ that may emerge within the late-twentieth and twenty-first centuries — regardless of having been written whilst black-and-white tv was once ubiquitous.

    This re-creation of The Gutenberg Galaxy celebrates either the centennial of McLuhan’s start and the fifty-year anniversary of the book’s e-book. a brand new inside layout updates The Gutenberg Galaxy for twenty-first-century readers, whereas honouring the leading edge, avant-garde spirit of the unique. This variation additionally comprises new introductory essays that remove darkness from McLuhan’s lasting influence on numerous scholarly fields and pop culture.

    A must-read if you inhabit today’s international village, The Gutenberg Galaxy is an fundamental highway map for our evolving communique landscape.

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  • Journalism
  • Scouting for Grant and Meade: The Reminiscences of Judson

    Scouting for furnish and Meade is constructed from the preferred reminiscences of Judson Knight, former leader scout of the military of the Potomac from August 1864 to June 1865. initially starting as a serialized column within the militia provider paper nationwide Tribune, Knight’s column combating Them once more bargains a unprecedented glimpse into the comings and goings of scouts in the back of enemy traces throughout the American Civil warfare. essential for any historical past buff, Scouting for supply and Meade not just bargains a daily account of a scout for the Union military, but in addition presents important perception into old occasions from the point of view of an eyewitness. Knight finds his distinctive stories in the back of accomplice strains, together with how he came upon many ladies residing by myself all alone plantations with their slaves. His account published to his contemporaries that slaves dwelling within the South by no means betrayed Union scouts hiding in the back of accomplice strains. operating inside a newly becoming army intelligence box, Knight information his bold and creative studies, usually taking orders at once from normal provide himself.

    Noteworthy for being good written for its time, Knight writes with a conversational tone that continues to be simply obtainable to the fashionable reader. greatly fact-checked, Scouting for supply and Meade bargains a personalised account of the bloodiest warfare ever to be fought on American soil.

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  • Journalism
  • The sociology of news by Michael Schudson

    By Michael Schudson

    The sociology of stories deals a private, trenchant, and complete account of the modern information media: its origins, constructions, working practices, and codes and cultures. It additionally takes up the query of the influence of stories on society, specially the impression of reports on politics. Michael Schudson treats soberly and skeptically loads of what passes for knowledge in regards to the press. he is taking on not just well known opinion but additionally educational study and newshounds' personal self-understanding. Schudson's final target isn't to settle controversies yet to elucidate them. He makes a seminal contribution to the sociological knowing of the function that information associations play within the formation of recent public realization.

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  • Journalism
  • Narrative Means to Journalistic Ends: A Narratological by Nora Berning

    By Nora Berning

    Nora Berning grasps the narrative power of journalistic reportages through a collection of narratological different types. Spurred by means of an interdisciplinary framework, she builds on transgeneric narratological study and exhibits that journalistic reportages could be defined, analyzed, and charted with different types that originate in structuralist narratology. the writer spells out minimum standards for certain types of reportages, and demanding situations the argument that journalism and literature have distinctive, non-overlapping communicative objectives. by way of displaying that the reportage is a hybrid textual content sort that seeks to notify, teach, and entertain, this research advances a re-conceptualization of journalism and literature as fields with permeable borders.

    The e-book is written for researchers and scholars within the fields of journalism, media, communications, and literary theory.

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  • Journalism
  • Recherchieren: klassisch – online – crossmedial by Markus Kaiser

    By Markus Kaiser

    Dieses Buch verbindet auf bislang einmalige Weise die klassische Recherche mit Online-Recherche. Es bietet eine Einführung und einen Überblick über verschiedene Recherchemethoden. Praxisorientierte Ratschläge können sofort in der Praxis eingesetzt werden. Der Band zeigt Recherchemöglichkeiten (Pressekonferenz, Telefonat, Hintergrundgespräche, Social Media, substantial information, Suchmaschinen etc.) auf und steckt den rechtlichen Rahmen für Recherche ab.​

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  • Literature
  • The Debt of Tamar: A Novel by Nicole Dweck

    By Nicole Dweck

    USA TODAY Best seller!Bestselling writer Nicole Dweck brings to existence one in all history's maximum but neglected tales of affection and resilience.
    In 2002, thirty-two-year-old Selim Osman, the final descendant of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the superb, flees Istanbul for brand spanking new York. In a accident he meets Hannah, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and an artist striving to appreciate a father she slightly is aware. Unaware the relationship they percentage is going again centuries, the 2 suppose an instantaneous pull to each other. yet as their tale intertwines with that in their ancestors, the heroic yet finally tragic selection that sure households centuries in the past ripples into the longer term, threatening to rip Hannah and Selim apart.
    From a 16th-century harem to a beach village within the Holy Land, from Nazi-occupied Paris to modern day new york, Nicole Dweck's The Debt of Tamar weaves a spellbinding tapestry of affection, background, and destiny that might enchant readers from the first actual web page.

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  • Journalism
  • African American Journalists: Autobiography as Memoir and by Calvin L. Hall

    By Calvin L. Hall

    During this ebook Calvin L. corridor examines pick out autobiographies written by means of African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to discover the connection among race, category, gender, and journalism perform.

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  • Journalism
  • Identity and Culture: Narratives of Difference and Belonging by Chris Weedon

    By Chris Weedon

    The place does our experience of identification and belonging come from? How does tradition produce and problem identities? "Identity and tradition" seems to be at how diverse cultural narratives and practices paintings to represent id for people and teams in multi-ethnic, 'postcolonial' societies. It makes use of examples from heritage, politics, fiction and the visible to ascertain the social energy relatives that create topic positions and sorts of id. It analyses how cultural texts and practices provide new different types of id and company that subvert dominant ideologies. This e-book encompasses problems with type, race, and gender, with a selected concentrate on the mobilization of different types of ethnic id in societies nonetheless ruled by way of racism. It a key textual content for college kids in cultural reports, sociology of tradition, literary stories, background, race and ethnicity reports, media and movie stories, and gender stories.

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