Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana by Rheta Grimsley Johnson

By Rheta Grimsley Johnson

For over a decade, syndicated columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson has been spending numerous months a yr in Southwest Louisiana, deep within the middle of Cajun kingdom. not like many different writers who've parachuted into the swampy paradise for a couple of days or even weeks, Rheta fell in love with where, acquired a moment domestic and set in planting doomed azaleas and deep roots. She has chanced on an collection of gorgeous humans in a homely little city referred to as Henderson, correct at the fringe of the Atchafalaya Swamp. negative Man's Provence is either own odyssey and solid reporting, travelogue and memoir, humorous and frank, because the writer stocks what retains her coming domestic to French Louisiana.

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The Buddhist Tantras : light on Indo-Tibetan esotericism by Alex Wayman

By Alex Wayman

In response to over thirty years study, The Buddhist Tantras contains a lot fabric now not simply on hand in other places in Western language resources. This contains such concerns because the tantric thought of divinity, category of providing fabrics, authoritative symbolism of the mandala-palace, a proof of tantric ritual, the tantric educating concerning the body's 9 orifices, and the idea of woman power within the Buddhist tantras.

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Stick It Up Your Punter!: The Uncut Story of the Sun by Peter Chippindale, Chris Horrie

By Peter Chippindale, Chris Horrie

Newly up to date to 2012 and the Leveson Inquiry, Stick It Up Your Punter! is the vintage tale of the Sun newspaper, its half within the upward thrust of Rupert Murdoch's enterprise empire, and the extreme function it got here to play in British society and politics. From Murdoch's buy and rebranding of the previous loss-making Sun in 1969, in the course of the soaraway-successful and sometimes scandalous years of luck lower than foul-mouthed editor Kelvin MacKenzie, to the 'phone-hacking' shame of 2012 which positioned Murdoch's enterprise affairs below scrutiny as by no means earlier than - this is often the tale of the paper that, for greater or worse, redefined 'tabloid journalism'.

'[This] anarchic account... can be a script for Carry On Up Fleet Street.' Alan Rusbridger, Guardian

'The funniest booklet of the yr, might be of the decade.' Times

'Splendidly racy.' Economist

'A tale which social and political historians of the 20 th century won't locate effortless to ignore.' London evaluate of Books

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Journalism and Democracy in Asia (Routledge Media, Culture by Michael Bromley, Angela Romano

By Michael Bromley, Angela Romano

Journalism and Democracy in Asia addresses key problems with freedom, democracy, citizenship, openness and journalism in modern Asia, taking a look in particular at China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and India. The authors take various ways to questions of democracy, when additionally contemplating journalism in print, radio and new media, in terms of such questions because the position of social, political and financial liberalization in bringing a couple of blooming of the media, the connection among the media and the advance of democracy and civil society, and the way journalism copes lower than authoritarian rule. With contributions from extremely popular specialists within the area studying a extensive variety of matters from throughout Asia, this booklet may be of excessive curiosity to scholars and students in political communications, journalism and mass verbal exchange and Asian experiences.

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Managing Electronic Media: Making, Marketing, and Moving by Joan Van Tassel, Lisa Poe-Howfield

By Joan Van Tassel, Lisa Poe-Howfield

Kurzbeschreibung

"Managing digital Media" acknowledges the alterations in know-how within the worldwide industry and the effect those concepts have on media agencies and their essential enterprise practices. It is going past the common media administration booklet via overlaying media businesses as huge scale companies that needs to function in a converged atmosphere, instead of in separate silos of job. "Managing digital Media" lays the foundation for knowing and collaborating in electronic content material construction, advertising, and distribution. It presents the thoughts and vocabulary that managers use to fulfill the demanding situations of present day industry and to place their agencies to reach a relentlessly dynamic 24/7 company atmosphere. Day within the lifestyles sections spotlight the day-by-day actions of best media executives, supplying perception into the thrill, the joys, and the demanding situations, of careers in contemporary media industries. Case reports make the most of workouts to advertise extra figuring out of real-world events. Arm your self with the instruments to achieve content-producing firms - a growing to be commercial region that brings in additional profit to the U.S. than the other undefined. comprehend modern media administration because it is basically practiced. find out how managers plan, produce, and take advantage of high-value content material.

Über den Autor

Joan Van Tassel, Ph.D., is an affiliate Professor at nationwide college. She was once an award-winning tv manufacturer for ten years, wrote on expertise and expertise administration for The Hollywood Reporter, and consulted with significant businesses on content material administration initiatives and electronic rights administration. She is the writer of 5 books at the company of media content material within the networked atmosphere. Her e-book, electronic television Over Broadband (Focal Press), bought the 2001 Cable heart e-book Award from the nationwide Cable middle and Museum. Lisa Poe-Howfield is the final supervisor for KVBC television three in Las Vegas, Nevada, the NBC associate for Southern Nevada. ahead of becoming a member of KVBC, Lisa held positions with Warner Bros., Rhino files and Polygram. Howfield used to be offered the Broadcasting & Cable journal "2008 basic supervisor of the 12 months" in markets 26+ in the usa. Lisa grew up in Las Vegas, graduated from Bonanza highschool, and went directly to earn her B.A. measure in company Communications from Pepperdine collage in California. She is married to former NFL kicker, Ian Howfield and has a son, Kyle Root, who attends the collage of Nevada Reno.

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Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption by Andrew C. Billings

By Andrew C. Billings

Looking towards a destiny with more and more hybridized media choices, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines activities media scholarship and its function in facilitating knowing of the more and more complicated global of activities media. Acknowledging that patron call for for activities media content material has motivated approximately each significant know-how innovation of the prior a number of a long time, chapters incorporated herein determine latest scholarship whereas positing vital destiny questions about the position activities media will play within the day-by-day lives of activities enthusiasts world wide. Contributions from recognized students are supplemented by means of paintings from more youthful researchers doing new paintings during this quarter.

Developed for the printed schooling Association's digital Media examine sequence, this quantity could be required analyzing for graduate and undergraduate scholars in media, communication, sociology, advertising and marketing, and activities administration, and may function a invaluable reference for destiny learn in activities media.

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Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control by Colin Seymour-Ure

By Colin Seymour-Ure

Content material:
Chapter 1 Public conversation and the leading Minister's projects (pages 7–30):
Chapter 2 Public verbal exchange as a main Ministerial source (pages 31–50):
Chapter three Public communique: Turning Authority into energy (pages 51–65):
Chapter four The Capital urban as information setting (pages 66–96):
Chapter five Harlots Revisited: Media Barons, Politics and top Ministers (pages 97–122):
Chapter 6 the increase of the Downing highway Press Secretary (pages 123–142):
Chapter 7 The Downing road Press Secretary: entering into a Spin? (pages 143–168):
Chapter eight top Ministers and Press meetings (pages 169–202):
Chapter nine Grapevine Politics: Political Rumours (pages 203–229):
Chapter 10 Drawing Blood? leading Ministers and Political Cartoons (pages 230–264):

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Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide from the by Mark Kramer, Wendy Call

By Mark Kramer, Wendy Call

Inspiring tales and useful recommendation from America's Most worthy journalists

The country's so much famous reporters and nonfiction authors assemble every year at Harvard's Nieman convention on Narrative Journalism. Telling real tales offers their most sensible advice—covering every little thing from discovering an exceptional subject, to structuring narrative tales, to writing and promoting your first publication. greater than fifty recognized writers supply their strongest counsel, including:

• Tom Wolfe at the emotional center of the story

• homosexual Talese on writing approximately deepest lives

• Malcolm Gladwell at the limits of profiles

• Nora Ephron on narrative writing and screenwriters

• Alma Guillermoprieto on telling the tale and telling the truth

• Dozens of Pulitzer Prize–winning newshounds from the Atlantic per month, New Yorker, big apple instances, la occasions, Washington publish and extra . . .

The essays include very important tips for brand spanking new and profession reporters, in addition to for freelance writers, radio manufacturers, and memoirists. choked with refreshingly candid and insightful techniques, Telling actual tales will convey a person desirous about the paintings of writing nonfiction the best way to carry humans, scenes, and ideas to lifestyles at the web page.

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