• Journalism
  • Beyond News: The Future of Journalism by Mitchell Stephens

    By Mitchell Stephens

    For a century and a part, newshounds made a superb enterprise out of marketing the most recent information or promoting advertisements subsequent to that information. Now that information pours out of the net and our cellular devices—fast, ample, and often free—that period is finishing. our greatest reporters, Mitchell Stephens argues, in its place needs to supply unique, tough perspectives—not simply a bit extra thorough money owed of greatly suggested occasions. His ebook proposes a brand new usual: "wisdom journalism," an amalgam of the extra rarified sorts of reporting—exclusive, enterprising, investigative—and trained, insightful, interpretive, explanatory, even opinionated takes on present events.

    This booklet beneficial properties an unique, occasionally serious exam of up to date journalism, either on- and offline, and it unearths concept for a extra formidable and potent knowing of journalism in examples from twenty-first-century articles and blogs, in addition to in a range of exceptional twentieth-century journalism and Benjamin Franklin's eighteenth-century writings. so much makes an attempt to accommodate journalism's present hindrance emphasize expertise. Stephens emphasizes mindsets and the necessity to reconsider what journalism has been and can develop into.

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  • The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti by Jonathan M. Katz

    By Jonathan M. Katz

    On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake within the background of the Western Hemisphere struck the kingdom least ready to deal with it. Jonathan M. Katz, the one full-time American information correspondent in Haiti, used to be inside of his residence whilst it buckled in addition to millions of others. during this visceral, authoritative first-hand account, Katz chronicles the phobia of that day, the devastation visited on usual Haitians, and the way the area reacted to a kingdom in want.

    More than 1/2 American adults gave cash for Haiti, a part of a huge reaction totaling $16.3 billion in pledges. yet 3 years later the relaxation attempt has foundered. It's most simple promises—to construct more secure housing for the homeless, alleviate serious poverty, and advance Haiti to stand destiny disasters—remain unfulfilled.

    The great Truck That Went By offers a pointy critique of overseas relief that defies today's traditional knowledge; that the best way prosperous nations provide reduction makes bad nations look irredeemably hopeless, whereas trapping thousands in cycles of privation and disaster. Katz follows the cash to discover startling truths approximately how sturdy intentions get it wrong, and what may be performed to make reduction "smarter."

    With assurance of invoice Clinton, who got here to assist lead the reconstruction; movie-star relief employee Sean Penn; Wyclef Jean; Haiti's leaders and folks alike, Katz weaves a fancy, darkly humorous, and unforeseen portrait of 1 of the world's so much interesting nations. The large Truck That Went By is not just a definitive account of Haiti's earthquake, yet of the area we are living in today.

    Literary Awards
    J. Anthony Lukas publication Prize (2012)
    WOLA-Duke e-book Award for Human Rights in Latin America
    Overseas Press membership of the United States Cornelius Ryan Award

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  • Journalism
  • The Hollow Drum: Scotland Since the War by Arnold Kemp

    By Arnold Kemp

    ‘SINCE THE conflict SCOTLAND HAS been profoundly altered. Its local culture of entrepreneurial capitalism has disappeared. Its heavy industries have quickly declined. It has develop into a department economic climate soliciting overseas funding. Its crowded previous towns have unfold themselves into the rustic dormitories. The grip of the Kirk has been a lot weakened. The Conservatives have slumped from a old high-water mark in 1955 to their current low ebb. The Nationalists come and move yet Labour's energy turns out geological. For 100 years and extra Scotland has agitated for a few kind of domestic rule. The cycle has repeated itself at periods. It elicits can provide and placatory responses from governments. It has produced a gentle raise in administrative devolution. The Grand Committee has been tarted up extra occasions than Mae West. yet nonetheless a Scottish parliament eludes us.’

    The above paragraphs seemed in 1993 at the jacket of a publication written by way of one in every of Scotland’s maximum newspaper editors, the overdue Arnold Kemp. The hole Drum was once his own historical past of the postwar interval. He used his studies as an editor and journalist as a place to begin for discussing issues which he thought of either of their old context and their smooth implications, in a method that was once straight away anecdotal and analytical. He additionally tried to hear extra heavily to the insistent beat of the Scottish drum. He steered that Scotland, which so frequently appeared pressured and divided and will now not muster any collective political will, had actually been articulating a cheap set of expectancies that have been good in the reward of the British country.

    This publication variation of The hole Drum, released a few eleven years after Kemp’s untimely loss of life permits the reader to mirror at the kingdom of Scotland sooner than the ‘Yes’ vote in 1997 for the re-convening of the Scottish Parliament and may tell those that search extra readability at the matters surrounding Scotland’s referendum vote on independence in 2014 as to how the state has replaced in the course of that interval. Had Arnold Kemp lived, there is not any doubt that he may were on the vanguard of the talk at this most crucial of occasions within the nation’s background.

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  • Literature
  • Delphi Complete Works of Bram Stoker (Illustrated) by Bram Stoker

    By Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker is a number one determine of gothic literature, having not just written DRACULA, but additionally different groundbreaking horror tales, that includes Egyptian Mummies, grisly monsters and haunting encounters. This huge, immense booklet deals readers the original chance of exploring the prolific writer’s paintings in a fashion by no means earlier than attainable. this can be the total FICTIONAL works of Bram Stoker, with many bonus texts for gothic fans to explore.

    INDEX:

    The Novels
    THE PRIMROSE PATH
    THE SNAKE’S PASS
    THE WATTER'S MOU'
    THE SHOULDER OF SHASTA
    DRACULA
    MISS BETTY
    THE secret OF THE SEA
    THE JEWEL of 7 STARS (1903 VERSION)
    THE JEWEL of 7 STARS (1912 VERSION)
    THE MAN
    LADY ATHLYNE
    THE girl OF THE SHROUD
    THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM

    The brief tale Collections
    UNDER THE SUNSET
    SNOW certain: THE checklist OF A THEATRICAL traveling PARTY
    DRACULA'S visitor AND different bizarre STORIES
    UNCOLLECTED brief STORIES

    The brief Stories
    LIST OF brief tales IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
    LIST OF brief tales IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

    The Vampire Sources
    DER VAMPIR through HEINRICH OSSENFELDER
    THE GIAOUR via LORD BYRON
    THE VAMPYRE by way of HENRY COLBURN
    VARNEY THE VAMPIRE via JAMES MALCOLM RYMER
    CARMILLA by means of JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

    The Biography
    PERSONAL memories OF HENRY IRVING

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  • Journalism
  • Journalism Education, Training and Employment by Bob Franklin, Donica Mensing

    By Bob Franklin, Donica Mensing

    During this era of fast and demanding swap in journalistic practices, journalism educators are re-examining their very own career and contributing to the discovery of recent versions and practices. This edited quantity of reports by means of revered overseas students describes the varied matters journalism educators are grappling with and the adjustments they're making in goal and perform. The e-book is prepared into 3 sections -- schooling, education and employment – that discover universal themes:

    • How the assumptions embedded in journalism schooling are being tested and revised within the gentle of transformative adjustments in communique;
    • How the definitions of journalism and reporters are broadening in scope and what this suggests for educators;
    • How newsrooms and coaching courses world wide are being re-examined and made extra effective.

    An introductory essay and part summaries offer context for the 13 chapters that represent the gathering. The part on journalism schooling explores basic methods educators are searching for to make their associations and practices more advantageous and extra responsive. The part on education contains case stories of journalism education courses in sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, Sweden and the U.S. the ultimate part examines the activity clients and employment marketplace for journalism scholars with info from the united states, U.K, Australia, and Sweden.

    The scope of concerns thought of within the e-book makes it a helpful source for journalism students from world wide, in addition to doctoral scholars, journalism and conversation directors in universities, agencies that fund journalism education courses, and practitioners drawn to realizing employment and schooling traits.

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  • Journalism
  • The Handbook of Global Online Journalism by Eugenia Siapera, Andreas Veglis

    By Eugenia Siapera, Andreas Veglis

    The instruction manual to international on-line Journalism includes a choice of readings from overseas practitioners and students that characterize a accomplished and cutting-edge assessment of the connection among the net and journalism all over the world. offers a state of the art assessment of present study and destiny instructions of on-line journalismTraces the evolution of journalistic practices, company types, and moving styles of journalistic cultures that experience emerged worldwide with the migration of reports onlineWritten and edited by means of most sensible overseas researchers and practitioners within the quarter of on-line journalismFeatures an in depth breadth of assurance, together with economics, organizational practices, contents and experiencesDiscusses advancements in on-line information in quite a lot of nations, from america to Brazil, and from Germany to ChinaContains unique conception, new learn information, and experiences of current reports within the box

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  • The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge by Gay Talese

    By Gay Talese

    With a brand new preface and afterword through the writer and drawings via Lili Rethi.

    Towards the top of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge—linking the recent York urban boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island with New Jersey—was accomplished. It is still an engineering wonder virtually 40 years later—at 13,700 toes (more than and a part miles), it's nonetheless the longest suspension bridge within the usa and the 6th longest on the planet. homosexual Talese, then early in his occupation at the big apple Times, heavily the development, and shortly after the outlet his e-book The Bridge seemed. by no means sooner than in paperback, it is still either a riveting human drama of politics and braveness, and an illustration of Talese’s consummate talents as a reporter and storyteller. His memorable narrative — followed, as then, via the astonishingly attractive operating drawings of Lili Rethi — will now captivate a brand new iteration of readers.

    First released 1964

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    ISBN-13: 9780802719133

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  • Journalism
  • The Soccer War by Ryszard Kapuscinski

    By Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Half diary and half reportage, The football War is a impressive chronicle of struggle within the past due 20th century. among 1958 and 1980, operating basically for the Polish Press service provider, Kapuscinski coated twenty-seven revolutions and coups in Africa, Latin the US, and the center East. the following, with attribute cogency and emotional immediacy, he recounts the tales at the back of his respectable press dispatches—searing firsthand bills of the scary, gruesome, and comically absurd elements of existence in the course of warfare. The football War is a novel paintings of journalism.

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  • Literature
  • Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All: A Novel by Allan Gurganus

    By Allan Gurganus

    Allan Gurganus's Oldest residing accomplice Widow Tells All grew to become an speedy vintage upon its ebook. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, probably the most unique and loquacious heoines in American literature.

    Lucy married on the flip of the final century, while she used to be fifteen and her husband used to be fifty. If Colonel William Marsden used to be a veteran of the "War for Southern Independence", Lucy turned a "veteran of the veteran" with a different viewpoint on Southern historical past and Southern manhood. Her tale encompasses every little thing from the tragic dying of a accomplice boy soldier to the feisty narrator's day-by-day battles within the Home--complete with visits from a mohawk-coiffed candy-striper. Oldest dwelling accomplice Widow Tells All is evidence that amazing, emotional storytelling is still on the middle of significant fiction.

    From the alternate Paperback edition.

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