Download Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Introduction by Jane Chapman, Marie Kinsey PDF

By Jane Chapman, Marie Kinsey

Broadcast Journalism offers a serious research of the foremost abilities required to paintings within the smooth studio, on-location, or online, with chapters written by way of pros from the BBC, ITV, CNN and autonomous creation businesses within the united kingdom and US. components highlighted contain: * interviewing * gaining knowledge of * enhancing * writing * reporting. the sensible suggestions are balanced with chapters on illustration, ethics, legislation, economics and background, in addition to expert components reminiscent of documentary and the reporting of politics, enterprise, activity and star. Broadcast Journalism concludes with a necessary bankruptcy on occupation making plans to behave as a springboard to your destiny paintings within the broadcast industry.

Contributors: Jim Beaman; Jane Chapman; Fiona Chesterton; Tim criminal; Anne Dawson; Tony Harcup; Jackie Harrison; Ansgard Heinrich; Emma Hemmingway; Patricia Holland; David Holmes; Gary Hudson; Nicholas Jones; Marie Kinsey; Roger Laughton; Leslie Mitchell; Jeremy Orlebar; Claire Simmons; Katie Stewart; Ingrid Volkmer; Mike Ward; Deborah Wilson

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Download Feature and Magazine Writing: Action, Angle, and Anecdotes by David E. Sumner PDF

By David E. Sumner

Up to date with clean proof, examples and illustrations, in addition to new chapters on electronic media and blogs this 3rd version remains to be the authoritative and crucial consultant to writing enticing and marketable characteristic tales. * Covers every little thing from discovering unique principles and angles to finding specialist resources * increased variation with new chapters on storytelling for electronic media and development a narrative weblog * beautiful type exemplifies the authors' specialist advice, combining educational authority with expert information * complete assurance of all of the angles, together with advertising written paintings and discovering jobs within the publishing * crucial interpreting for a person wishing to turn into a robust function author * observed via an internet site with a wealth of assets together with PowerPoint displays, handouts, and Q&As that might be on hand upon e-book:

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Download Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of by Neil Postman PDF

By Neil Postman

Initially released in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic in regards to the corrosive results of tv on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century ebook released in the 20th century. Now, with tv joined through extra refined digital media—from the web to mobile phones to DVDs—it has taken on even larger importance. Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic examine what occurs while politics, journalism, schooling, or even faith develop into topic to the calls for of leisure. it's also a blueprint for regaining controlof our media, so that they could serve our maximum targets.

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Download Law and the Media by Tom Crone PDF

By Tom Crone

Tom Crone's vintage textual content has been completely revised via a powerful workforce of criminal specialists. It offers an important resource of reference for the major criminal concerns encountered through those that paintings within the media comparable to reporters, editors and manufacturers, in addition to media legal professionals. themes lined contain: safety of attractiveness Copyright and Rights Clearance New Media Breach of self belief and privateness the knowledge defense Act 1998 Reporting regulations, Contempt of court docket and defense of Journalistic assets the liberty of data Act 2000 and legitimate secrets and techniques specialist Regulatory our bodies and ads The Human Rights Act 1998 The legislation in Scotland and the U.S. of the USA accomplished supplementary reference fabric is additionally supplied, together with a word list of criminal phrases, addresses, mobilephone numbers and sites our bodies, and specimen agreements together with interview agreements and ethical rights waivers. With contributions from: Terence Bergin, Marietta Cauchi, Jane Colston, Mark Cranwell, Charles de Fleurieu, Simon Dowson-Collins, David eco-friendly, Peter Grundberg, Rebecca Handler, Joanna Ludlam, Rosalind McInnes, Hugh Tomlinson and John Wadham. * A 'must-have' reference resource for everybody within the media undefined * gains contributions from specialists in media legislation * comprises criminal matters surrounding 'new media'

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Download The Transformation of Television Sport: New Methods, New by Mike Milne (auth.) PDF

By Mike Milne (auth.)

The Transformation of tv activity: New equipment, New ideas examines how advancements in know-how, broadcasting rights and rules confirm what game we see on tv, the place we will be able to see it and what the ultimate output appears and feels like. The booklet offers a lacking provide part standpoint, together with a comparability of the improvement of game and tv within the US and the united kingdom. the expansion of worldwide company sponsorship via to league and federation managed tv assurance is additionally mapped. that includes new case reports, together with the NFL and ideal League, 3 serious pre-production techniques are unpacked. Milne examines the demanding situations confronted through broadcasters and the results for self sustaining tv activities construction businesses and the daily paintings of activities manufacturers and administrators. because the price of broadcasting rights proceed to start, the ebook presents a well timed perception to what has occurred to tv activity and why it matters.

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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 step forward items at the Abu Ghraib criminal scandal. Now, in Chain of Command, he brings jointly this reporting, besides new revelations, to reply to the serious query of the final 3 years: how did the US get from the transparent morning while hijackers crashed airplanes into the area exchange heart and the Pentagon to a divisive and soiled battle in Iraq?

Hersh verified himself on the vanguard of investigative journalism thirty-five years in the past whilst he broke the scoop of the bloodbath at My Lai, Vietnam, for which he gained a Pulitzer Prize. Ever seeing that, he's challenged America's energy elite by means of publishing the tales that others can't, or won't, inform. In exposés on topics starting from Saudi corruption to nuclear black marketeers and -- months prior to different newshounds -- the White House's fake claims approximately guns of mass destruction, Hersh has cemented his attractiveness because the integral reporter of our time.

In Chain of Command, Hersh takes an unflinching glance in 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 unearths the connections among early missteps in quest of Al Qaeda and failures at the floor 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 assets on the optimum degrees of the yank govt and intelligence group, in international capitals, and at the battlefield for an unprecedented view of an important bankruptcy in America's contemporary heritage. With an creation by way of The New Yorker's editor, David Remnick, Chain of Command is a devastating portrait of an management blinded by means of ideology and of a President whose judgements have made the area a extra harmful position for America.

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Download Writing Places: The Life Journey of a Writer and Teacher by William K. Zinsser PDF

By William K. Zinsser

William Zinsser's trip to all of the areas the place he has performed his writing and his instructing starts off in 1946, along with his first task on the New York usher in Tribune, a neighborhood of mythical reporters and oddballs, in its postwar years of glory. subsequent got here eleven years of freelance writing for magazines, normally overlaying the turbulent Sixties for Life, a interval that came upon the author and his typewriter perched in lots of strange destinations.

After that he spent a decade at Yale college, the place his workplace as grasp of Branford collage was once underneath a 44-bell carillon. At Yale he originated his well-known "nonfiction workshop," which might release the careers of many remarkable writers and editors. That direction resulted in his vintage publication, On Writing Well, which he wrote through the summer time of 1974 in a crude shed in Connecticut. during this new memoir Zinsser recollects the techniques that went into growing that unique version and revising it over the following 30 years to maintain speed with alterations within the language and tradition of the US. His trip brings him again to ny urban and to writing articles and books in quirky rented workplaces, considered one of which had a hearth pole.

Written with humor and with gratitude for a life of switch and self-discovery, relishing a wealthy solid of characters that levels from Yale's president Kingman Brewster to the actor Peter dealers and the gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Writing Places by no means loses its anchor within the craft of writing—how writing is taught, realized and eventually delivered to a excessive point of pleasure.

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Download Citizen witnessing: revisioning journalism in times of by Stuart Allan PDF

By Stuart Allan

What function can the normal citizen practice in information reporting? this question is going to the center of present debates approximately citizen journalism, some of the most not easy concerns confronting the inside track media today.
In this well timed and provocative e-book, Stuart Allan introduces the foremost inspiration of ‘citizen witnessing’ so as to reconsider everyday assumptions underlying conventional differences among the ‘amateur’ and the ‘professional’ journalist. specific realization is targeted at the spontaneous activities of standard humans – caught-up in hindrance occasions transpiring round them – who suppose forced to take part within the making of stories. In bearing witness to what they see, they interact in special sorts of journalistic job, producing firsthand reportage – eyewitness money owed, video photos, electronic images, tweets, web publication posts – often creating a important contribution to information coverage.
Drawing on quite a lot of examples to demonstrate his argument, Allan considers citizen witnessing as a public provider, displaying the way it can assist to reinvigorate journalism’s duties inside of democratic cultures. This booklet is needed studying for all scholars of journalism, electronic media and society.

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Download Life Stories: Profiles from The New Yorker by David Remnick PDF

By David Remnick

Certainly one of art's purest demanding situations is to translate a man or woman into phrases. The New Yorker has met this problem extra effectively and extra initially than the other glossy American magazine. It has indelibly formed the style referred to as the Profile. beginning with light-fantastic evocations of glamorous and idiosyncratic figures of the twenties and thirties, corresponding to Henry Luce and Isadora Duncan, and carrying on with to the current, with advanced photos of such contemporaries as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Richard Pryor, this selection of New Yorker Profiles provides readers with a portrait gallery of a few of the main sought after figures of the 20th century. those Profiles are literary-journalistic investigations into personality and accomplishment, reason and insanity, good looks and ugliness, and are unrivalled of their diversity, their number of variety, and their embody of humanity.

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