Download E-books Revolution and War (Penguin Great Ideas) PDF

By Karl Marx

For the genuine bibliophile and design-savvy publication lover, this is the subsequent set of Penguin's celebrated nice rules sequence by way of a few of history's such a lot cutting edge thinkers. Acclaimed for his or her extraordinary and chic package deal, every one quantity includes a targeted type-driven layout that highlights the bookmaker's paintings. supplying nice literature and nice layout at nice costs, this sequence is perfect for readers who are looking to discover and relish the nice principles that experience formed our international.

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Download E-books Blogging PDF

By Jill Walker Rettberg

Completely revised and up to date, this re-creation of Blogging offers an obtainable examine of a now daily phenomenon and areas it in a old, theoretical and modern context. the second one version takes into consideration the newest study and advancements and gives present analyses of latest instruments for microblogging and visible blogging.

Jill Walker Rettberg discusses the methods blogs are built-in into today’s mainstream social media ecology, the place reviews and hyperlinks from Twitter and fb will be extra vital than the community among blogs that was once major 5 years in the past, and questions the shift in the direction of elevated commercialization and company keep watch over of blogs. the recent version additionally analyses how clever telephones with cameras and social media have led a shift in the direction of extra visible emphasis in blogs, with pictures and pics more and more foregrounded.

Authored through a scholar-blogger, this enticing ebook is jam-packed with examples that convey how running a blog and comparable genres are altering media and conversation. It offers definitions and explains how blogs paintings, exhibits how blogs relate to the ancient improvement of publishing and conversation and appears on the methods blogs constitution social networks.

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Download E-books The Last Magazine: A Novel PDF

By Michael Hastings

The 12 months is 2002. Weekly newsmagazines dominate the political schedule in long island and Washington. a tender journalist named Michael M. Hastings is a twenty-two- year-old intern at The Magazine, rainy in the back of the ears, the one one within the place of work who’s really learn his coworker’s books. he'll cease at not anything to show his internship right into a full-time place, and he’s discovered simply whom to provoke: Nishant Patel, the foreign editor, and Sanders Berman, coping with editor, either vying for the task of editor in leader. whereas Berman and Nishant try and one-up one another pontificating on cable information, A. E. Peoria—the one reporter doubtless doing any work—is having a occupation hindrance. He’s simply back from Chad, the place, rather than the genocide, he was once instructed by means of his editors to target cell phone outsourcing, which they suspect is extra suitable. after which, by surprise, the us invades Iraq—and all hell breaks unfastened. As Hastings loses his naïveté concerning the journalism video game, he needs to decide upon the place his loyalties lie—with the boys at The Magazine who can boost his occupation or together with his good friend within the box who's reporting the truth.

The final Magazine is the debut novel from Michael Hastings, stumbled on in his records after his premature dying in June 2013. trained by way of his personal journalistic stories, it's wickedly humorous, sharp, and fast paced: a superb booklet approximately print journalism’s final glory days, and a compelling first novel from one in all America’s so much precious newshounds.

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Download E-books Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action (History of Communication) PDF

By Gwyneth Mellinger

Social swap prompted through the Civil Rights flow within the Nineteen Sixties despatched the yankee Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) on a fifty-year challenge to dismantle an exclusionary specialist commonplace that predicted the correct journalist as white, directly, and male. during this publication, Gwyneth Mellinger explores the complicated heritage of the decades-long ASNE range initiative, which culminated within the failed objective 2000 attempt to compare newsroom demographics with these of the U.S. population.
 
Drawing upon exhaustive studies of ASNE archival fabrics, Mellinger examines the democratic paradox in the course of the lens of the ASNE, an elite association that arguably did greater than the other in the course of the 20th century to institutionalize expert criteria in journalism and extend the techniques of presidency responsibility and the loose press. The ASNE might emerge within the Seventies because the chief within the newsroom integration stream, yet its attempt will be pissed off by way of constructions of exclusion the association had embedded into its personal specialist criteria. Explaining why a undertaking so promising failed so profoundly, Chasing Newsroom Diversity expands our realizing of the intransigence of institutional racism, gender discrimination, and homophobia inside democracy.

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Download E-books Fletch's Fortune PDF

Fletch’s Fortune

He hadn’t been a working towards journalist for years, even supposing humans remembered him and he nonetheless has a number of contacts. And he’s beautiful yes he hasn’t paid his dues to the yankee Journalism Alliance every time lately. yet someone has.

Fletch’s Fortune

Enjoying himself at the French Riviera, constructing a killer tan, and drowsing with the neighbor’s spouse, Fletch is feeling lovely flush. but if brokers Eggers and Fabens appear with a bit additional info approximately Fletch than is cozy and a call for participation to the A.J.A. conference, how may he refuse?

Fletch’s Fortune

So he unearths himself enlisted as a undercover agent between his friends. yet sooner than he may manage his surveillance, there’s a homicide. And virtually everybody’s a suspect. simply because lots of people have been hired through Walter March, and such a lot of them had a cause to hate him.

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Download E-books Print Journalism: A Critical Introduction PDF

Print Journalism provides an updated review of the abilities had to paintings in the newspaper and journal industries.

This serious method of newspaper and journal perform highlights ancient, theoretical, moral and political debates and comprises pointers on the standard talents of newspaper and journal newshounds, in addition to suggestions for on-line writing and production.

Crucial talents highlighted include:

  • sourcing the news
  • interviewing
  • sub editing
  • feature writing and editing
  • reviewing
  • designing pages
  • pitching features

In addition separate chapters concentrate on ethics, reporting courts, overlaying politics and copyright when others examine the background of newspapers and magazines, the constitution of the united kingdom print (including its monetary organization) and the improvement of journalism schooling within the united kingdom, assisting to put the insurance of abilities inside a broader, serious context.

All individuals are skilled training newshounds in addition to journalism educators from a vast variety of united kingdom universities.

 

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Download E-books Investment in Blood: The True Cost of Britain’s Afghan War PDF

By Frank Ledwidge

during this follow-up to his much-praised publication Losing Small Wars: British army Failure in Iraq and Afghanistan, Frank Ledwidge argues that Britain has paid a heavy price – either financially and in human phrases – for its involvement within the Afghanistan conflict. Ledwidge calculates the excessive rate paid through British infantrymen and their households, taxpayers within the uk, and, most significantly, Afghan electorate, highlighting the millions of deaths and accidents, the large amount of cash spent bolstering a corrupt Afghan executive, and the long term harm performed to the British military’s overseas reputation.
 
during this hard-hitting exposé, in keeping with interviews, rigorous on-the-ground learn, and authentic details acquired throughout the Freedom of knowledge Act, Ledwidge demonstrates the folly of Britain’s prolonged participation in an unwinnable struggle. Arguing that the single precise beneficiaries of the clash are improvement experts, overseas palms buyers, and Afghan drug kingpins, he presents a robust, eye-opening, and sometimes heartbreaking account of army adventurism long gone horribly wrong.

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Download E-books Witness in Our Time: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers PDF

By Ken Light

"Everything on the earth needs to be proven and other people all over the world should have an concept of what is occurring to the opposite humans all over the world. i feel this can be a functionality of the vector that the documentary photographer should have, to teach one person's lifestyles to another."—Sebastião Salgado

Illustrated with a compelling photo from each one photographer, Witness in Our Time lines the new heritage of social documentary images within the phrases of 22 of the genre's top photographers, editors, and curators, displaying that the occupation continues to be important, cutting edge, and devoted to social switch. that includes interviews with Hansel Mieth, Walter Rosenblum, Michelle Vignes, Wayne Miller, Peter Magubane, Matt Herron, Jill Freedman, Mary Ellen Mark, Earl Dotter, Eugene Richards, Susan Meiselas, Sebastião Salgado, Graciela Iturbide, Antonin Kratochvil, Donna Ferrato, Joseph Rodriguez, Dayanita Singh, Fazal Sheikh, Gifford Hampshire, Peter Howe, Colin Jacobson, and Ann Wilkes Tucker

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Download E-books Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture PDF

By David Kushner

Masters of Doom is the fantastic actual tale of the Lennon and McCartney of games: John Carmack and John Romero. jointly, they governed immense company. They remodeled pop culture. and so they provoked a countrywide controversy. greater than something, they lived a special and rollicking American Dream, escaping the damaged houses in their adolescence to supply the main notoriously winning online game franchises in history—Doom and Quake— until eventually the video games they made tore them aside. this can be a tale of friendship and betrayal, trade and artistry—a strong and compassionate account of what it really is prefer to be younger, pushed, and wildly inventive.

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Download E-books Best Food Writing 2015 PDF

Anthony Bourdain, John T. facet, Jonathan Gold, Francis Lam, Ruth Reichl, Calvin Trillin, Alice Waters. those are only many of the celebrated writers and foodies whose paintings has seemed in Best nutrients Writing during the last fifteen years. no matter if written via a longtime journalist or an up-and-coming blogger, the essays provided in each one version characterize the cream of that year's crop in nutrition writing. And 2015 can provide to uphold an analogous excessive criteria with a dynamic mixture of writers supplying provocative journalism, interesting profiles, relocating memoir, and more.

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