Download The Media and Financial Crises: Comparative and Historical by Steve Schifferes, Richard Roberts PDF

By Steve Schifferes, Richard Roberts

The Media and monetary Crises offers precise insights into the talk at the position of the media within the international monetary quandary. assurance is inter-disciplinary, with contributions from media experiences, political financial system and newshounds themselves. It encompasses a wide selection of nations, together with america, united kingdom, eire, Greece, Spain and Australia, and a totally new historical past of monetary crises within the British press over a hundred and fifty years.

Editors Steve Schifferes and Richard Roberts have assembled a professional set of participants, together with Joseph E Stiglitz and Lionel Barber, editor of the monetary instances. The position of the media has been significant in shaping our reaction to the monetary problem. studying its functionality in comparative and ancient views is essential to making sure that the media does a greater activity subsequent time.

The e-book has 5 distinctive parts:

  • The Banking quandary and the Media
  • The Euro-Crisis and the Media
  • Challenges for the Media
  • The classes of History
  • Media Messengers less than Interrogation

The Media and fiscal Crises

deals vast and coherent insurance, making it excellent for either scholars and students of economic journalism, journalism stories, media experiences, and media and monetary history.

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Download The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist by Stieg Larsson PDF

By Stieg Larsson

Now nearly completely often called the writer of the bestselling Millennium Trilogy, Stieg Larsson was once at the beginning a certified journalist and an untiring crusader for democracy and equality. accrued in English for the 1st time, the articles in this volume discover the human rights concerns that formed the ideological origin of his explosive trio of novels.

Before he ever started his cycle of novels about the travails of Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander, Stieg Larsson used the pulpit of the media to denounce right-wing extremism throughout Europe. A co-founder of the influential magazine EXPO and its fundamental editor for decades, Larsson spoke out passionately against a number of the worst crimes against women, minorities, and different disenfranchised groups. those unflinching articles showcase Larsson’s spare sort and sly humor as he dissects many circumstances of persistent anti-humanist habit and politics.

Written with the urgency and economy of a person who knew that there's no time to waste by way of combating the forces of bigotry, sexism, and racism, The EXPO records is needed studying not only for fanatics of the Millennium Trilogy, yet every body who applauds writers with the braveness to denounce evil after they see it.

 

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Download Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib by Seymour M. Hersh PDF

By Seymour M. Hersh

Since September eleven, 2001, Seymour M. Hersh has riveted readers -- and outraged the Bush management -- along with his tales in The New Yorker, together with his leap forward items at the Abu Ghraib legal scandal. Now, in Chain of Command, he brings jointly this reporting, besides new revelations, to respond to the severe query of the final 3 years: how did the USA get from the transparent morning while hijackers crashed airplanes into the area exchange middle and the Pentagon to a divisive and soiled warfare in Iraq?

Hersh validated himself on the leading edge of investigative journalism thirty-five years in the past whilst he broke the inside track of the bloodbath at My Lai, Vietnam, for which he gained a Pulitzer Prize. Ever seeing that, he's challenged America's energy elite via publishing the tales that others can't, or won't, inform. In exposés on matters starting from Saudi corruption to nuclear black marketeers and -- months sooner than different reporters -- the White House's fake claims approximately guns of mass destruction, Hersh has cemented his recognition because the necessary reporter of our time.

In Chain of Command, Hersh takes an unflinching glance at the back of the general public tale of President Bush's "war on terror" and into the lies and obsessions that led the US into Iraq. He finds the connections among early missteps searching for Al Qaeda and mess ups at the flooring in Iraq. The ebook contains a new account of Hersh's pursuit of the Abu Ghraib tale and of the place, he believes, accountability for the scandal finally lies. Hersh attracts on resources on the optimum degrees of the yank govt and intelligence neighborhood, in international capitals, and at the battlefield for an exceptional view of a vital bankruptcy in America's contemporary historical past. With an advent by way of The New Yorker's editor, David Remnick, Chain of Command is a devastating portrait of an management blinded via ideology and of a President whose judgements have made the realm a extra risky position for America.

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Download The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York by Patricia Cline Cohen PDF

By Patricia Cline Cohen

Obscene, libidinous, loathsome, lascivious. these have been just a few of the methods critics defined the nineteenth-century weeklies that coated and publicized long island City’s vast sexual underworld. guides just like the Flash and the Whip—distinguished via a charming brew of lowbrow humor and titillating gossip approximately prostitutes, theater denizens, and carrying events—were now not the kind in general sure in leather-based for destiny reference, and regardless of their acceptance with an enthusiastic readership, they fast receded into virtually whole obscurity. lately, although, great collections of those papers have resurfaced, and within the Flash Press 3 well known students offer a landmark research in their value in addition to a big variety in their ribald articles and illustrations.   together with brief stories of city existence, editorials on prostitution, and moralizing rants opposed to homosexuality, those decisions epitomize a unique kind of city journalism. right here, as well as delivering a radical assessment of this colourful reportage, its editors, and its viewers, the authors research nineteenth-century principles of sexuality and freedom that combined Tom Paine’s republicanism with parts of the Marquis de Sade’s sexual ideology. additionally they hint the evolution of censorship and obscenity legislation, displaying how a string of felony battles finally ended in the dying of the flash papers: editors have been hauled into court docket, sentenced to penitentiary for felony obscenity and libel, and finally driven into bankruptcy. yet no longer prior to they endlessly replaced the talk over public sexuality and freedom of expression in America’s most vital urban. (20080505)

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Download The Rise of the Image, the Fall of the Word by Mitchell Stephens PDF

By Mitchell Stephens

For many years educators and cultural critics have deplored the corrosive results of digital media at the nationwide realization. the typical American reads much less frequently, writes much less good. And, numbed via the frenetic image-bombardment of tune movies, ads and sound bites, we can also, it truly is argued, imagine much less profoundly. yet wait. Is it simply attainable that a few stable may well come up from the ashes of the published word?Most emphatically definite, argues Mitchell Stephens, who asserts that the relocating photograph is probably going to make our innovations no more feeble yet extra powerful. via a desirable evaluate of past communications revolutions, Stephens demonstrates that the costs which have been leveled opposed to tv were confronted by way of so much new media, together with writing and print. Centuries elapsed earlier than almost all these new different types of verbal exchange will be used to supply artworks and mind of adequate stature to beat this inevitable distrust and nostalgia. utilizing examples taken from the historical past of images and movie, in addition to MTV, experimental movies, and Pepsi advertisements, the writer considers the categories of labor that would unharness, in time, the total strength of relocating pictures. And he argues that those works--an rising computer-edited and -distributed "new video"--have the capability to encourage variations in idea on a degree with these encouraged by way of the goods of writing and print. Stephens sees in video's complexities, simultaneities, and juxtapositions, new methods of figuring out and even perhaps surmounting the tumult and confusions of latest life.Sure to spark lively--even heated--debate, the increase of the picture, the autumn of the note belongs within the library of millennium-watchers far and wide.

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Download The Art of Making Magazines: On Being an Editor and Other by Victor S. Navasky, Evan Cornog PDF

By Victor S. Navasky, Evan Cornog

In this interesting anthology, editors, writers, artwork administrators, and publishers from such magazines as Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Elle, and Harper's draw on their various, colourful stories to discover more than a few matters touching on their career. Combining anecdotes with specialist research, those best insiders converse on writing and modifying articles, constructing nice expertise, successfully incorporating artwork and layout, and the severe dating among advertisements money and content material. They emphasize the significance of truth checking and copyediting; proportion perception into coping with the pursuits (and capability conflicts) of varied departments; clarify tips to parlay an entry-level place right into a masthead name; and weigh the expanding impression of commercial pursuits on editorial judgements. as well as offering a unprecedented, behind-the-scenes examine the making of profitable and influential magazines, those members handle the way forward for magazines in a electronic surroundings and the continuing significance of journal journalism. jam-packed with intimate reflections and remarkable revelations, The artwork of creating Magazines is either a how-to and a how-to-be consultant for editors, newshounds, scholars, and an individual hoping for an extraordinary peek among the traces in their favourite magazines. The chapters are according to talks brought as a part of the George Delacorte Lecture sequence on the Columbia university of Journalism.

Essays comprise: "Talking approximately Writing for Magazines (Which One Shouldn't Do)" by means of John Gregory Dunne; "Magazine enhancing Then and Now" through Ruth Reichl; "How to turn into the Editor in leader of Your favourite Women's Magazine" via Roberta Myers; "Editing a Thought-Leader Magazine" by means of Michael Kelly; "Fact-Checking on the New Yorker" by means of Peter Canby; "A journal wishes Copyeditors Because...." by means of Barbara Walraff; "How to speak to the artwork Director" through Chris Dixon; "Three Weddings and a Funeral" via Tina Brown; "The easier the belief, the Better" by way of Peter W. Kaplan; "The Publisher's position: Crusading Defender of the 1st modification or ads Salesman?" by means of John R. MacArthur; "Editing Books as opposed to enhancing Magazines" by means of Robert Gottlieb; and "The Reader Is King" via Felix Dennis

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Download European Journalism Education by Georgios Terzis PDF

By Georgios Terzis

This book is the 1st entire listing of the journalism schooling and coaching provided in thirty-three ecu nations. the amount, geared up through state, discusses the background of journalism schooling and contains an research of all of the present college courses and coaching supplied through inner most media companies in every one situation. moreover, every one part encompasses a thorough exam of the historic, political, monetary and social framework of journalism in every one state that appears in the direction of the way forward for journalism schooling and media in Europe. European Journalism Education might be an asset to students of overseas communique reports and to media coverage makers round the world.

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

By Eugenia Siapera, Andreas Veglis

The instruction manual to worldwide on-line Journalism includes a number of readings from overseas practitioners and students that symbolize a complete and cutting-edge evaluate of the connection among the web and journalism all over the world. offers a cutting-edge review of present learn and destiny instructions of on-line journalismTraces the evolution of journalistic practices, enterprise versions, and moving styles of journalistic cultures that experience emerged all over the world with the migration of stories onlineWritten and edited by way of most sensible overseas researchers and practitioners within the zone 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 concept, new examine facts, and studies of latest reports within the box

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Download A Magazine of Her Own?: The Woman's Magazine 1800-1914 by Margaret Beetham PDF

By Margaret Beetham

Just like the corset, the women's magazines which emerged within the 19th century produced a `natural' proposal of femininity: the family spouse; the trendy lady; the romancing and fascinating woman. Their legacy, from suffering aunts to model plates, are simply traced of their smooth opposite numbers. yet do those magazines and their offers empower or disempower their readers? of Her personal? is a full of life and revealing exploration of this immensely renowned shape from its beginnings. In attention-grabbing element Margaret Beetham investigates the needs, photographs and interpretations of femininity posed via a medium whose readership used to be and nonetheless is nearly completely lady. of Her personal is right away a chronological tracing of the heritage, a suite of fascinating case stories and an intervention into fresh debates approximately gender and sexuality in well known interpreting. it's a booklet which somebody who's attracted to the original, influential international of the woman's journal - scholars, students and basic readers alike - probably want to learn

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Download Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's by Fariba Nawa PDF

By Fariba Nawa

When veteran reporter Fariba Nawa lower back domestic to Afghanistan—the kingdom she had fled as a baby together with her kinfolk through the Soviet invasion approximately two decades earlier—she chanced on a fractured nation remodeled through a multibillion-dollar drug exchange. In Opium Nation, Nawa deftly illuminates the alterations that experience overtaken Afghanistan after many years of unbroken warfare. Sharing striking tales of poppy farmers, corrupt officers, expats, drug lords, and addicts, together with her haunting come upon with a twelve-year-old baby bride who was once bartered to repay her father’s opium money owed, Nawa deals a revealing and provocative narrative of a homecoming tougher than she ever imagined as she courageously explores her personal Afghan American id and unveils a startling portrait of a land in turmoil.

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