A Journalism Reader

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Author: Michael Bromley,Tom O'Malley

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415141352

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 394

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A Journalism Reader is a comprehensive collection of essential writings on journalism history and practice from the eighteenth century to the present day. It brings together the work of journalists, philosophers, historians, newspaper owners, cultural theorists and specialists in public policy and industrial relations to provide a variety of perspectives on the history, status and craft of journalism. The Journalism Reader is arranged chronologically with an editor's introduction to each section which details the main themes of each chapter. The contributors explore key themes in the history of journalism: crime, gender, class, regulation, ownership and industrial relations. The Journalism Reader provides an innovative combination of previously published work and influential new thinking. It is an indispensable aid to the study of journalism and media history.

The Journalist in British Fiction and Film

Guarding the Guardians from 1900 to the Present

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Author: Sarah Lonsdale

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147422055X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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Why did Edwardian novelists portray journalists as swashbuckling, truth-seeking super-heroes whereas post-WW2 depictions present the journalist as alienated outsider? Why are contemporary fictional journalists often deranged, murderous or intensely vulnerable? As newspaper journalism faces the double crisis of a lack of trust post-Leveson, and a lack of influence in the fragmented internet age, how do cultural producers view journalists and their role in society today? In The Journalist in British Fiction and Film Sarah Lonsdale traces the ways in which journalists and newspapers have been depicted in fiction, theatre and film from the dawn of the mass popular press to the present day. The book asks first how journalists were represented in various distinct periods of the 20th century and then attempts to explain why these representations vary so widely. This is a history of the British press, told not by historians and sociologists, but by writers and directors as well as journalists themselves. In uncovering dozens of forgotten fictions, Sarah Lonsdale explores the bare-knuckled literary combat conducted by writers contesting the disputed boundaries between literature and journalism. Within these texts and films there is perhaps also a clue as to how the best aspects of 'Fourth estate' journalism can survive in the digital age. Authors covered in the volume include: Martin Amis, Graham Greene, George Orwell, Pat Barker, Evelyn Waugh, Elizabeth Bowen, Arnold Wesker and Rudyard Kipling. Television and films covered include House of Cards (US and UK versions), Spotlight, Defence of the Realm, Secret State and State of Play.

The Land of Five Towers (English Edition)

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Author: A. Fuadi

Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama

ISBN: 9792275940

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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"Alif had never set foot outside of West Sumatra. He passed his childhood days searching for fallen durian fruit in the jungle, playing soccer on rice paddies, and swimming in the blue waters of Lake Maninjau. His mother wants him to attend an Islamic boarding school, a pesantren, while he dreams of public high school. Halfheartedly, he follows his mother’s wishes. He finds himself on a grueling three-day bus ride from Sumatra to Madani Pesantren (MP) in a remote village on Java. On his first day at MP, Alif is captivated by the powerful phrase man jadda wajada. He who gives his all will surely succeed. United by punishment, he quickly becomes friends with five boys from across the archipelago, and together they become known as the Fellowship of the Manara. Beneath the mosque’s minaret, the boys gaze at the clouds on the horizon, seeing in them their individual dreams of far-away lands, like America and Europe. Where would these dreams take them? They didn’t know. What they did know was: never underestimate dreams, no matter how high they may be. God truly is The Listener. The Land of Five Towers is the first book in a trilogy written by A. Fuadi—a former TEMPO & VOA reporter, photography buff, and a social entrepreneur. He went to George Washington University and Royal Holloway, University of London for his masters. A portion of the royalties from the trilogy are intended to build Komunitas Menara, a volunteer-based social organization which aims to provide free schools, libraries, clinics and soup kitchens for the less fortunate. To learn more about Komunitas Menara and their activities, check out www.negeri5menara.com"

New Society

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Great Britain

Page: N.A

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Triptych

An examination of the Manic Street Preachers Holy Bible

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Author: Rhian E. Jones,Daniel Lukes,Larissa Wodtke

Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers

ISBN: 191092489X

Category: Music

Page: 330

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Manic Street Preachers were and remain one of the most interesting, significant, and best-loved bands of the past thirty years. Their third album The Holy Bible (1994) is generally acknowledged to be their most enduring and fascinating work, and one of the most compelling and challenging records of the nineties. Triptych reconsiders The Holy Bible from three separate, intersecting angles, combining the personal with the political, history with memory, and popular accessibility with intellectual attention to the album's depth and complexity. Rhian E. Jones considers The Holy Bible in terms of its political context, setting it within the de-industrialised Welsh landscape of the 1990s; Daniel Lukes looks at the album's literary and artistic sources; and Larissa Wodtke analyses the way the album's links with philosophical ideas of memory and the archive.

Wesker on file

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Author: Glenda Leeming

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 67

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British and Irish Dramatists Since World War II.

Fourth series

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Author: John Stanley Bull

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787681289

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 461

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Embraces the work of writers working in theatrical traditions ranging from the classic well-made play to the most radical avant-garde pieces. This variety is indicative of the fact that this period is one of the most important in British drama, comparable to the late-Elizabethan/Jacobean and post-Restoration eras in terms of the quantity and quality of new work and surpassing both of them in the sheer variety of theatrical offerings.

Contemporary British Dramatists

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Author: Kathryn Ann Berney,N. G. Templeton

Publisher: St James Press

ISBN: 9781558622135

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 886

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Contemporary British Dramatists provides information on all influential British playwrights working for the last 45 years: biography; bibliography; 1,000-word essay providing a critical overview of the entrants' works; full list of works for stage, screen, television and radio; all play publication and production dates; and comments by the author (when available). Essays on the most formative dramatic works of the last 45 years of British drama make a valuable addition to this volume. Critics, scholars and playwrights profile such plays as "Waiting for Godot, " "Look Back in Anger" and "'Taste of Honey." An index is included to expedite research.

The Jewish Year Book 2002

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Author: Stephen W. Massil

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780853034377

Category: Reference

Page: 400

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The Jewish Year Book 2002 provides an impressive and up-to-date record of the organisations, people and events in the contemporary Jewish world.

Art from a Fractured Past

Memory and Truth Telling in Post–Shining Path Peru

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Author: Cynthia E. Milton

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822377462

Category: History

Page: 320

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Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission not only documented the political violence of the 1980s and 1990s but also gave Peruvians a unique opportunity to examine the causes and nature of that violence. In Art from a Fractured Past, scholars and artists expand on the commission's work, arguing for broadening the definition of the testimonial to include various forms of artistic production as documentary evidence. Their innovative focus on representation offers new and compelling perspectives on how Peruvians experienced those years and how they have attempted to come to terms with the memories and legacies of violence. Their findings about Peru offer insight into questions of art, memory, and truth that resonate throughout Latin America in the wake of "dirty wars" of the last half century. Exploring diverse works of art, including memorials, drawings, theater, film, songs, painted wooden retablos (three-dimensional boxes), and fiction, including an acclaimed graphic novel, the contributors show that art, not constrained by literal truth, can generate new opportunities for empathetic understanding and solidarity. Contributors. Ricardo Caro Cárdenas, Jesús Cossio, Ponciano del Pino, Cynthia M. Garza, Edilberto Jímenez Quispe, Cynthia E. Milton, Jonathan Ritter, Luis Rossell, Steve J. Stern, María Eugenia Ulfe, Víctor Vich, Alfredo Villar

Das Risiko und sein Preis

Skin in the Game

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Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Publisher: Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH

ISBN: 3641234522

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Warum wir nur denen vertrauen sollten, die etwas zu verlieren haben Stehen wir für die Risiken ein, die wir verursachen? Zu viele der Menschen, die auf der Welt Macht und Einfluss haben, so Nassim Nicholas Taleb, müssen nicht wirklich den Kopf hinhalten für das, was sie tun und veranlassen. Intellektuelle, Journalisten, Bürokraten, Banker, ihnen vor allem wirft er vor, kein »Skin in the Game« zu haben. Weil sie den Preis nicht bezahlen müssen, wenn sie irren, fällen sie schlechte Entscheidungen. Taleb zeigt anhand vieler Beispiele, wie »Skin in the Game«, ein fundamentales Konzept des Risikomanagements, auf alle Bereiche unseres Lebens übertragen werden kann. Sein neues Buch, so provozierend und bahnbrechend wie »Der Schwarze Schwan«, fordert uns heraus, alles, was wir über Risiko und Verantwortung in Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft zu wissen glauben, neu zu denken.

The Jewish Year Book

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Author: Stephen W. Massil

Publisher: Vallentine Mitchell

ISBN: 9780853037057

Category: Jews

Page: 348

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"The Jewish Year Book 2006 provides a comprehensive directory of the communal institutions and organisations that make up the fabric of British Jewish society. It is a guide to the structures and networks of the religious, social, educational, cultural and welfare organisations of the Jewish community across the British Isles and reports the ever-changing pattern of websites, now such a pervasive feature of communal management and presentation. It also offers an extensive guide to the primary organisations of the Jewish communities of the world and a substantial survey of Israel and its organisations that have associations with British Jewry, including a comprehensive list of Israel's overseas embassies and missions. It sets out the basic facts of the history of Jewish settlement in Britain and an up-to-date statement of UK legislation specifically concerned with the place of the Jews and Jewish identity in Britain." "Updated annually, edited to provide the latest, up-to-date information, it includes contact details for Jewish institutions, local and international organisations, details on leading Jewish personalities, obituaries and major events as well as principal festivals and fasts. There is also a detailed calendar, including the Jewish calendar for thirty years and evening twilight regional variations."--BOOK JACKET.

Giovanni Segantini

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Author: Beat Stutzer,Roland Wäspe,Kunstmuseum St. Gallen,Segantini-Museum St. Moritz

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 215

View: 1997

The Italian-Swiss painter Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899) was once hailed as an innovator, prophet, and revolutionary, and in one obituary, a critic called him a "Seccession in his own right." Yet Segantini has been largely Forgotten outside of a few specialists, and his presence in art history, especially in America, has diminished considerably. This book seeks to rectify the situation, and presents a monograph of his work -- which shares with van Gogh, Cezanne, and the Impressionists, a temperament that prefigures the aesthetics of modernism. This publication brings together Segantini's oeuvre, including works from the Segantini Museum in St. Moritz, and Features his early genre paintings, influenced by Realism, as well as his symbolic depictions of Nature in a Divisionist style, and his Famous triptych Werden-Sein-Vergehen.

Triptych

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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Art Nouveau

International and National Styles in Europe

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Author: Jeremy Howard

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719041617

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

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Jeremy Howard shows how the Art Nouveau movement changed the face of European art and design from Paris to Prague. Clearly structured by country, the book traces the emergence of the movement, highlighting the particular interpretations of the style in each country. Countries covered include Belgium, Spain, Britain, Austria, Hungary, Russia, and others. Includes 100 illustrations, 18 in color.