Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera, and Middle by Marc Lynch

By Marc Lynch

Al-Jazeera and different satellite tv for pc tv stations have reworked Arab politics during the last decade. by way of shattering nation keep an eye on over info and giving a platform to long-stifled voices, those new Arab media have challenged the established order by means of encouraging open debate approximately Iraq, Palestine, Islamism, Arab identification, and different very important political and social concerns. those public arguments have redefined what it capacity to be Arab and reshaped the world of political probability. As Marc Lynch indicates, the times of monolithic Arab opinion are over. How Arab governments and the U.S. interact this newly convinced and influential public sphere will profoundly form the way forward for the Arab world.Marc Lynch attracts on interviews carried out within the heart East and analyses of Arab satellite tv for pc tv courses, op-ed pages, and public opinion polls to check the character, evolution, and impact of the recent Arab public sphere. Lynch, who can pay shut consciousness to what's really being acknowledged and stated within the Arab international, takes the contentious factor of Iraq-which has divided Arabs like no different issue-to exhibit how the media revolutionized the formation and expression of public opinion. He offers certain discussions of Arab arguments approximately sanctions and the 2003 British and American invasion and profession of Iraq. whereas Arabs strongly disagreed approximately Saddam's regime, they more and more observed the consequences of sanctions as a powerful image of the soreness of all Arabs. Anger and melancholy over those sanctions formed Arab perspectives of the United States, their governments, and themselves. Lynch additionally indicates how the us can increase and enhance its engagement with the Arab public sphere. He argues that the USA may still stream past treating the Arab public sphere as both an enemy to be defeated or an item to be manipulated through public family members. rather than losing large sums of cash on a satellite tv for pc tv station not anyone watches, the us should still input the general public sphere because it rather exists. (2/20/2006)

Show description

» Read more

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

By David E. Sumner

Up to date with clean proof, examples and illustrations, besides new chapters on electronic media and blogs this 3rd version is still the authoritative and crucial consultant to writing attractive and marketable characteristic tales. * Covers every thing from discovering unique principles and angles to finding specialist resources * extended variation with new chapters on storytelling for electronic media and construction a narrative web publication * fascinating type exemplifies the authors' professional tips, combining educational authority with expert knowledge * complete assurance of the entire angles, together with advertising written paintings and discovering jobs within the publishing * crucial examining for an individual wishing to turn into a robust characteristic author * followed by way of an internet site with a wealth of assets together with PowerPoint shows, handouts, and Q&As that might be to be had upon book: www.wiley.com/go/sumnerandmiller

Show description

» Read more

Professional Feature Writing by Bruce Garrison

By Bruce Garrison

Professional function Writing offers the fundamentals of reports media characteristic writing and establishes an exceptional starting place for college kids and writers making characteristic writing their profession. This 5th variation bargains a radical and up to date examine newspaper, journal, e-newsletter, and on-line courses, with emphasis on day-by-day newspapers and customer magazines. It serves as a entire advent to add writing, emphasizing writing talents, article varieties, and the collegiate writing lifestyles. With a large choice of views and reports of either younger and skilled writers, editors, publishers, and professors, the textual content is stuffed with sensible tips for writing a wide selection of features.

Emphasizing writing values to reinforce a brand new writer's journalistic practices, writer Bruce Garrison bargains insights and services according to his personal event and the recommendation of pros. He additionally contains lists of assistance, observations, guidance, assets, and tale principles, and offers an excellent journey of the types and ways to add writing.

New for this variation are:

  • Updated examples of function writing, built-in in the course of the textual content

  • Profiles of younger newspaper and journal function writers, highlighting their reports and paths to good fortune within the career

  • Coverage of computer-based study instruments for writers, together with dialogue of online computer-based examine instruments with particular concentrate on the area huge net

  • Discussion of on-line newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and unique on-line courses and the position of function writing for digital courses.

Each bankruptcy comprises excerpts and entire articles from the nation's major courses.

Building on introductory writing and reporting abilities, this article is suitable for upper-division journalism scholars studying function writing and complicated writing themes. it's going to additionally function a precious source for freelance writers.

Show description

» Read more

The Rise of Regional Europe (Historical Connections) by Christop Harvie

By Christop Harvie

Within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties there has been a gradual move of strength in mainland Europe to new, strong local specialists and those, of their flip, began to building up a brand new kind of intra-European co-operation. With the acceleration of eu integration, the increase of the multinational enterprise and new media and shipping applied sciences, the normal defence-based geographical regions are lower than probability. during this difficult learn, Christopher Harvie alters the ways that we have now frequently surveyed the eu previous via environment the optimistic and disadvantages of the current ecu state of affairs of their ancient context. He reappraises the actors of `national' politics, the endurance of varieties of civic and internationalist discourse and eventually seems on the transactions that have created `bourgeois regionalism', and its implications for the way forward for Europe. Harvie argues that we're in basic terms starting to have an understanding of the shift in attention, in addition to in politics and management, that an built-in Europe will contain.

Show description

» Read more

The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of by Soledad O'Brien, Rose Marie Arce

By Soledad O'Brien, Rose Marie Arce

From most sensible CNN anchor and designated correspondent Soledad O'Brien comes a hugely own examine her largest reporting moments from typhoon Katrina, the tsunami in Southeast Asia, the devastating Haiti earthquake, and to the old 2008 U.S. elections and excessive profile interviews with daily americans. Drawing on her personal specific historical past in addition to her stories on the entrance strains of the main provocative matters in today's society, and from her paintings at the acclaimed documentaries Black in America and Latino in America, O'Brien bargains her candid, clear-eyed tackle the place we're as a rustic and the place we're going.

What emerges is either an inspiring message of wish and a glimpse into the guts and soul of 1 of America's so much straight-talking journalists.

Show description

» Read more

Practising Global Journalism: Exploring Reporting Issues by John Herbert

By John Herbert

From this ebook, you are going to achieve an realizing of the worldwide media market - the know-how, the gamers and the problems. The function of reports firms, resources and networks are explored protecting the problems of ethics, international media possession and keep watch over. learn how reporters are utilizing the internet and research even more recent how you can acquire and converse info. crucial interpreting for ultra-modern practicing and trainee newshounds. John Herbert examines the worldwide atmosphere during which newshounds function and describes the most recent know-how and its impression on print, broadcast and on-line journalism practice.Practising international Journalism is a distinct assessment of the occupation, delivering a comparative research of journalism perform around the globe. Case reviews are drawn from Europe, Australia, the Asia Pacific, South Asia, China, Africa and the Americas. overseas case reports evaluate journalism perform worldwideUnderstand how the electronic revolution is affecting journalism globallyGain first hand wisdom from a well known professional during this box

Show description

» Read more

Understanding Journalism: A Guide to Issues by John Wilson

By John Wilson

By no means has the media been so significantly considered as this day. Documenting many parts of discussion and dispute among newshounds, the media, public businesses and politicians, the writer identifies why conflicts will proceed. overlaying issues from govt bias to censorship, authentic secrets and techniques to freedom of knowledge and animal rights to obscenity, this hugely informative paintings is a necessary consultant to all these fascinated by journalism and the media.

Show description

» Read more

Truth and Consequences: Special Comments on the Bush by Keith Olbermann

By Keith Olbermann

Brief, sharp, and normally surprising, Keith Olbermann’s “Special reviews” have made his nightly MSNBC application, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, must-see viewing–and the fastest-growing information express on cable television. In those segments, Olbermann calls out the perpetrators of mismanagement, brutality, cronyism, and the appalling loss of responsibility on the optimum degrees of the Bush management. In so doing, Olbermann is going the place many of the mainstream media worry to tread–and his swiftly increasing viewers eagerly follows.

In Truth and Consequences, Olbermann collects the easiest of his specified reviews, awarded right here with extra observations and different new fabric. no matter if taking to activity the likes of vice chairman Dick Cheney and (the fortunately former) Secretary of security Donald Rumsfeld, who evaluate critics of the Iraq warfare to Nazi appeasers, or giving his impassioned point of view on why torture is un-American and what it particularly ability to help our troops, or grilling timid lawmakers who fail to rein in presidential overreach and abuses of govt strength, Olbermann’s devastatingly blunt (and now and then wickedly humorous) remark cuts to the middle of the duplicity and cynicism of a central authority that has misplaced the power to differentiate among top our nice state and ruling it.

Naturally, Keith Olbermann’s candor and razor-sharp polemic have earned him many detractors and enemies. His antagonists within the media, reminiscent of invoice O’Reilly, have mocked him and accused him of rank intolerance. sure, Keith Olbermann is intolerant–of hypocrisy, demagoguery, fear-mongering, and particularly the equation of dissent with treason. In Truth and Consequences, he fights to reclaim for himself and all americans the distinction of talking one’s brain and performing on one’s judgment of right and wrong.

Praise for Keith Olbermann
“A truth-telling, Bush-bashing unintended liberal hero.”
–New York

“The so much sincere guy in information . . . Olbermann in actual fact relishes his feuds and doesn’t appear to fear a lot approximately sparking new ones.”
–Rolling Stone

“Part Jon Stewart (the funny), Dennis Miller (the erudite and biting sub-references), [and] H. L. Mencken (the skewering of strength and stupidity in equivalent doses) in addition to crusading journalist . . . Olbermann has emerged as a type of strength of nature.”
–San Francisco Chronicle

“Intelligent, well-read, forceful and incisive.”
–Rocky Mountain News

Show description

» Read more

Storyteller Uprising: Trust & Persuasion in the Digital Age by Hanson R. Hosein

By Hanson R. Hosein

With the decline of conventional journalism, there’s an elevated desire for relied on info. This provides an important chance to members, groups, businesses and corporations. they could fill that void by way of telling their very own multimedia tales and developing their very own channels of distribution — thereby serving as depended on assets of their personal correct. That’s the “uprising” — humans seizing keep an eye on of conversation through construction ongoing credible connection via tale and electronic know-how. Storyteller rebellion explains why this is often now attainable, and why you have to harness the ability of tale on your personal conversation endeavors.

This 2012 version of Storyteller rebellion has been up to date with a wide ultimate part, "The Storyteller's Seven demanding Truths to Manipulation in a Networked World," which takes an clear-eyed method of demanding situations and possibilities in storytelling, social media and management (including examples from Kony 2012, the civil warfare in Syria, the us military, Caine's Arcade).

Storyteller rebellion is a perfect consultant for pro communicators and leaders who search to appreciate the systemic transformation that has taken position within the electronic age. Readers of Clay Shirky, Charlene Li and Yochai Benkler will locate themselves on typical flooring because the writer builds upon these strategic thinkers and extends them into the area of storytelling and strategic conversation.

Show description

» Read more

European Journalism Education by Georgios Terzis

By Georgios Terzis

This book is the 1st finished listing of the journalism schooling and coaching provided in thirty-three eu international locations. the quantity, prepared by means of kingdom, discusses the background of journalism schooling and comprises an research of the entire present college courses and coaching supplied by way of inner most media companies in every one situation. moreover, every one part incorporates a thorough exam of the old, political, fiscal and social framework of journalism in every one kingdom that appears in the direction of the way forward for journalism schooling and media in Europe. European Journalism Education should be an asset to students of overseas conversation stories and to media coverage makers round the world.

Show description

» Read more

1 2 3 17