• Journalism
  • The Best American Sports Writing 2014 by Christopher McDougall, Glenn Stout

    By Christopher McDougall, Glenn Stout

    "Excellent . . . a no brainer pickup for the activities collection." — Booklist

    "An confirmation of the powerful nation of yankee sportswriting." — Kirkus Reviews

    From greater than 350 nationwide, local, and strong point courses and, more and more, the pinnacle activities blogs, Christopher McDougall, best-selling writer of Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the best Race the area hasn't ever noticeable, hand-selected some of the best activities journalism of the prior year.

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  • Journalism
  • The discourse of news values : how news organizations create by Monika Bednarek, Helen Caple

    By Monika Bednarek, Helen Caple

    The Discourse of stories Values breaks new floor in information media study in providing the 1st book-length remedy of the discursive building of stories values via phrases and photographs. Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple mix in-depth theoretical dialogue with certain empirical research to introduce their leading edge analytical framework: discursive information values research (DNVA). DNVA permits researchers to systematically examine how stated occasions are "sold" to audiences as "news" (made newsworthy) throughout the semiotic assets of language and image.

    With an interdisciplinary and multi-methodological process, The Discourse of stories Values analyzes real information discourse (both language and pictures) from round the English-speaking international via 3 new case experiences: one who analyzes newsworthiness round the subject of cycling/cyclists; one other that analyzes information values in photos disseminated through information media corporations through fb; and a 3rd that makes a speciality of information values in "most shared" information goods.

    Introducing readers to the chances of either DNVA and corpus-assisted multimodal discourse research (CAMDA), The Discourse of stories Values brings jointly corpus linguistics and multimodal discourse research in a stimulating and targeted booklet for researchers in Linguistics, Semiotics, serious Discourse research and Media/Journalism Studies.

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  • Literature
  • Mercier and Camier by Samuel Beckett

    By Samuel Beckett

    Mercier and Camier, Beckett’s first postwar novel and his first in French, has been defined as a forerunner of his most renowned paintings, awaiting Godot. just like the play, Mercier and Camier revolves round wandering vagabonds. Their trip is defined as fairly effortless going, without frontiers or seas to be crossed. The reader by no means is familiar with the place the adventure begins or the place it ends and the unconventional is much less concerning the characters’ actual development than their exchanges in regards to the which means in their trip, their ambitions, and lifestyles quite often. one in every of Beckett’s extra obtainable works, Mercier and Camier is one in all his early endeavors to scan with constitution and reimagine the unconventional because it have been recognized.

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  • Journalism
  • Van Loon: Popular Historian, Journalist, and FDR Confidant by Cornelis Van Minnen

    By Cornelis Van Minnen

    Upon his loss of life, Hendrik van Loon was once defined within the occasions obituary as 'one of the main enticing items of the wedding among Holland and the United States'. considered one of FDR's precise and closest neighbors, van Loon emigrated from the Netherlands to the USA at age 20, in 1902. operating as a historian, journalist, illustrator, and radio commentator, van Loon immersed himself in American cultural lifestyles from the Nineteen Twenties during the '40s, till his dying 3 months earlier than D-Day. Van Loon's expert relationships and friendships with such wonderful individuals as Sinclair Lewis, Van Wyck Brooks, H. L. Mencken, Albert Einstein, Herbert Hoover, and Fiorello l. a. Guardia bolster his position as a star of his instances. This biography is a thrilling and nuanced portrait of a guy deeply curious about American cultural lifestyles within the first half the 20 th century.

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  • Journalism
  • Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short by Ian Hargreaves

    By Ian Hargreaves

    In Journalism, Ian Hargreaves makes use of his particular place in the media to envision how we get this data and the numerous useful, political, judgements that the journalist has to make, as a part of the method of providing that details to us.

    Hargreaves argues that the center ideas of "Freedom of the Press" and the need of disclosing the reality are as very important this day as they ever have been. He examines the moral accountability of the journalist to reply to the calls for of civil society, in place of the calls for of the nation, and makes a speciality of contentious concerns in modern journalism, equivalent to intrusion, loss of responsibility, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel.

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  • Convergent Journalism an Introduction: Writing and Producing by Stephen Quinn

    By Stephen Quinn

    How to carry information in any and all media. This one quantity teaches you ways to grasp all the talents had to be a converged journalist. do not believe merely broadcast or print. imagine on-line, air waves, magazines, PDAs, cellphones and digital paper. Convergent Journalism an creation explains what makes a information tale potent at the present time and the way to acknowledge the simplest medium for a selected tale. That medium could be the net, broadcast, radio, or a newspaper or journal - or, much more likely, the entire above. this article will clarify how a unmarried tale can fulfil its strength via any media channel. Convergent Journalism an advent exhibits you, the inside track author, editor, reporter, and manufacturer easy methods to tailor a narrative to satisfy the wishes of varied media, so your neighborhood information tale will be written in a sort applicable for the internet, print, PDA reveal and broadcast. * participants to the ebook draw from particular parts of workmanship to supply a whole view of convergent journalism* transparent, easy-to-read content material explains all correct simple-to-complex recommendations* From writing to pics and images to multimedia-it's all right here

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  • Journalism
  • Journalism Today: A Themed History by Jane L. Chapman, Nick Nuttall

    By Jane L. Chapman, Nick Nuttall

    Journalism this present day: A Themed background offers a cultural method of journalism's heritage in the course of the exploration of overarching strategies, rather than a customary chronological review. wealthy with illuminating tales and biographies of key figures, it sheds new mild at the courting among the click and society and the way each one has formed the other.Thematic examine of the historical past of journalism, studying the position of journalism in democracy, the impression of recent expertise, the problem of balancing moral values, and the position of the audienceCharts the effect of the historic press for today’s information in print, broadcast, and new mediaSituates journalism in a wealthy cultural context with full of life examples and case reports that deliver the topic alive for modern readersProvides a comparative research of yank, British, and foreign journalismHelpful characteristic bins on very important figures and case stories increase pupil figuring out of the improvement of journalism and information as we all know it this day, delivering a handy springboard for follow-up paintings.

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  • Light on Snow by Anita Shreve

    By Anita Shreve

    What makes a family members? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father find a wailing, deserted child within the snow-filled woods close to their New Hampshire domestic. during the days that persist with, the Dillons face a thicket of selections, every one seeming to hold equivalent chances of heartbreak or redemption.

    Writing with the entire emotional richness that has drawn thousands of readers world wide to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow a young and stunning novel approximately love and its effects.

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  • La Mécanique des femmes by Louis Calaferte

    By Louis Calaferte

    En 1963, Louis Calaferte publie Septentrion. Aussitôt interdit, ce livre est réédité en 1984. Pour celui qui l'aborde, sa fulgurance est intacte.

    La mécanique des femmes, qu'il nous donne aujourd'hui, est comme los angeles quintessence de Septentrion.
    Il y est query, comme le dit précisément le titre, des manifestations sexuelles et érotiques spécifiquement féminines.

    Aucun écrivain n'aura jamais comme dans ce texte parlé de 'l'impudeur' et de 'l'obscénité' des femmes, avec une telle précision, un tel détachement, avec autant d'intense crudité.

    De cela, comme de Dieu et de l. a. mort, Louis Calaferte ne cesse de nous entretenir. Il le fait d'un aspect de vue souverain, celui de l'écrivain maître absolu de son type.

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