Journalism

Viaggio in America (Best BUR)

By Oriana Fallaci

Il primo viaggio a brand new York della Fallaci risale al 1955.

Dieci anni dopo Oriana come to a decision di trasferirsi negli Stati Uniti e con un tono lieve e brillante descrive in step with “L’Europeo” l. a. vita quotidiana in un mondo dove le dimensioni delle cose acquistano spesso un aspetto “mostruoso” in step with chi è abituato a usare il metro italiano. Nei racconti di Oriana si alternano le chiacchiere a bordo piscina durante i social gathering hollywoodiani e i youngster americani protagonisti delle trasformazioni politiche e sociali, un incontro con Pasolini a brand new York e un viaggio at the highway con l’attrice Shirley MacLaine, lo sfarzo dei grandi alberghi di Las Vegas e l. a. desolazione delle ghost city, le città fantasma abbandonate “come si abbandona un’amante sgradita”. Attraverso i suoi scritti los angeles Fallaci insegue il segreto di un Paese impaziente “che non si affeziona mai a nulla, cambia sempre indirizzo, si stacca senza dolore da tutto: genitori, figli, coniugi, case, paesaggio”. Un Paese però elettrizzante, che Oriana riesce a raccontare in tutta los angeles sua energia, regalando ai lettori un sorprendente ritratto da cui traspare il legame intimo e poetico con quella che poi diventerà l. a. sua seconda patria.

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Collected Works, Volume 13: Marx and Engels 1854-55

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume thirteen comprises articles written within the interval from February thirteen, 1854 to February 6, 1855, in general released within the New-York day-by-day Tribune. The articles care for a vast variety of latest socio-economic and political difficulties, specifically with the army clash among Russia and Turkey, which broke out in 1853 and in 1854 built into the Crimean struggle, in addition to with questions of the democratic and working-class activities. substantial house within the current quantity is taken up by means of articles on Spain, vital for an figuring out of the final difficulties of bourgeois revolutions.

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Marx/Engels accumulated Works (MECW) is the most important number of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It comprises all works released by way of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and diverse unpublished manuscripts and letters. The amassed Works, which was once translated via Richard Dixon and others, includes 50 volumes. It used to be compiled and published among 1975 and 2005 through growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and foreign Publishers (New York).

The accrued Works comprises fabric written by way of Marx among 1835 and his loss of life in 1883, and by way of Engels among 1838 and his demise in 1895. The early volumes contain juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. a number of volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the gathered Works comprise recognized works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The accumulated Works comprises thirteen volumes of correspondence through the mature Marx and Engels, protecting the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the gathered Works is the main entire number of the paintings via Marx and Engels released up to now in English, it isn't their whole works. A venture to submit the pair's whole works in German is anticipated to require greater than one hundred twenty volumes.

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Nothing Sacred: The Truth About Judaism

By Douglas Rushkoff

Acclaimed author and philosopher Douglas Rushkoff, writer of Ecstasy Club and Coercion, has written maybe the main important—and controversial—book on Judaism in a iteration. because the faith stands near to turning into beside the point to the very those that glance to it for solutions, Nothing Sacred takes objective at its difficulties and provides startling and clearheaded recommendations in line with Judaism’s center values and teachings.

Disaffected through their synagogues’ emphasis on self-preservation and obsession with intermarriage, so much Jews trying to find an clever inquiry into the character of spirituality have grew to become in different places, or nowhere. in the meantime, confronted with the chaos of recent lifestyles, returnees run again to Judaism with a blind and determined religion and are speedy absorbed through outreach corporations that—in go back for money—offer compelling proof that God exists, that the Jews are, certainly, the Lord’s “chosen people,” and that those that adhere to this righteous course won't ever need to ask themselves one other tough query again.

Ironically, the texts and practices making up Judaism have been designed to prevent simply any such situation. Jewish culture stresses transparency, open-ended inquiry, assimilation of the overseas, and a dedication to unsleeping residing. Judaism invitations inquiry and alter. it truly is an “open resource” tradition—one born out of revolution, devoted to evolution, and prepared to suffer renaissance at a moment’s discover. yet, regrettably, a number of the very associations created to guard the faith and its everyone is now suffocating them.

If the Jewish culture is absolutely one in all participation within the larger tradition, a willingness to combat with sacred ideals, and a refusal to publish blindly to icons that simply don’t make feel to us, then the “lapsed” Jews could actually be our such a lot promising participants. Why won’t they have interaction with the synagogue, and the way can they be made to believe extra welcome?

Nothing Sacred is a daring and very good booklet, trying to do not anything lower than tear down our usually fake preconceptions approximately Judaism and construct of their position a faith made correct for the long run.

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Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will

By Jamie Kilstein, Allison Kilkenny

A “feisty, literate, and uncompromising” (Publishers Weekly) primer at the so much pressing problems with our day, from the creators and co-hosts of Citizen Radio, a listener-supported exhibit whose slogan is “independent radio that won’t lead you to war.”

#Newsfail is well no longer your grandmother’s comedic-memoir-slash-political-manifesto. From web page one (in a preface titled, “In Which the Authors Interview Ralph Nader within the Bathtub”), comic Jamie Kilstein and journalist Allison Kilkenny pledge to offer you the inside track like you’ve by no means gotten it before.

On concerns starting from feminism to gun regulate, weather swap to type struggle, international coverage to internet neutrality, they let you know how the mainstream media will get it left, correct, and totally, unforgivably, irresponsibly wrong—think Noam Chomsky as channeled via Fred and Carrie from Portlandia. #Newsfail is all this, plus the tale of Allison and Jamie’s personal DIY foray into self reliant media through their podcast, Citizen Radio, which has featured site visitors corresponding to Jeremy Scahill, Sarah Silverman, Glenn Greenwald, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, and been downloaded thousands of instances via humans all around the world.

In #Newsfail, they “make a powerful case better variety of voices has to be a part of the nationwide media dialogue, together with theirs” (Kirkus Reviews). Their project is truth-telling above brainwashing. All you need to do is pay attention.

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The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America

By Ethan Michaeli

“An remarkable history…Deeply researched, elegantly written…a towering success that won't be quickly forgotten.”Brent Staples, New York occasions ebook Review
 
Giving voice to the unvoiced, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow, catalyzed the nice Migration, and centred the electoral energy of black the US. Robert S. Abbott based The Defender in 1905, smuggled millions of copies into the main remoted groups within the segregated South, and was once dubbed a "Modern Moses," changing into one of many first black millionaires within the technique. His successor wielded the newspaper’s clout to choose mayors and presidents, together with Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy, who could have misplaced in 1960 if no longer for TheDefender’s aid. alongside the best way, its pages have been full of columns through legends like Ida B. Wells, Langston Hughes, and Martin Luther King.

Drawing on dozens of interviews and broad archival learn, Ethan Michaeli constructs a revelatory narrative of race in the United States and brings to lifestyles the newshounds who braved lynch mobs and policemen’s golf equipment to do their jobs, from the age of Teddy Roosevelt to the age of Barack Obama.

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Better Than Sex: Confessions of a Political Junkie (Gonzo Papers, vol. 4)

By Hunter S. Thompson

"Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to fool savants."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, worry and Loathing at the crusade path, Hunter S. Thompson has mentioned the election tale in his really inimitable, just-short-of-libel type. In greater than intercourse, Thompson hits the dusty path again--without leaving home--yet manages to carry a mind-bending view of the 1992 presidential campaign--in all of its horror, sacrifice, lust, and doubtful glory. whole with faxes despatched to and got via candidate Clinton's best aides, and 100% natural gonzo screeds on Richard Nixon, George Bush, and Oliver North, this is the main true-blue crusade tell-all ever penned by means of guy or beast.
"[Thompson] promises another of his trademark cocktail mixes of unimaginable stories and darkish observations in regards to the sausage grind that's the U.S. presidential sweepstakes. full of selfish anecdotes, musings and reprints of memos, faxes and scrawled handwritten notes (Memorable."
--Los Angeles day-by-day News
"What endears Hunter Thompson to someone who reads him is that he'll say what others are afraid to (.[He] is a grasp on the not going yet continuously telling line that sums up a political determine (.In a yr while all politics is--to a lot of the public--a tendentious and pompous bore, it's time to learn Hunter Thompson."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch
"While Tom Wolfe mastered the means of being a fly at the wall, Thompson mastered the artwork of being a fly within the ointment. He made himself part of each tale, made no apologies for it and therefore produced way more sincere reporting than any crusading member of the Fourth property (. Thompson isn't really afraid to take the tough medication, neither is he bashful approximately dishing it out (.He continues to be king of beasts, and his apocalyptic prophecies seldom omit their target."
--Tulsa World
"This is a really, very humorous ebook. not anyone can ever fit Thompson within the vitriol division, and nearly no one escapes his wrath."
--The Flint magazine

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Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires

By David Folkenflik

Rupert Murdoch is the main major media mogul the English-speaking global has ever identified. not anyone prior to him has trafficked in media impression throughout these countries so successfully, nor has a person else so singularly redefined the tradition of stories and the foundations of journalism. In a stretch spanning six a long time, he outfitted information Corp from a small paper in Adelaide, Australia right into a multimedia empire in a position to demanding nationwide broadcasters, rolling governments, and swatting apart advertisement competitors. Then, over years, a chain of scandals threatened to solve his whole creation.

Murdoch’s defenders wondered how a lot he can have identified in regards to the bribery and call hacking undertaken by way of his newshounds in London. yet to a superb measure, information Corp was once an establishment solid within the snapshot of a unmarried guy. The company’s tradition was once deeply rooted in an Australian buccaneering spirit, a brawling British populism, and a large American libertarian sensibility—at least whilst it suitable Murdoch’s interests.

David Folkenflik, the media correspondent for NPR information, explains how the guy in the back of Britain’s take-no-prisoners tabloids, who reinvigorated Roger Ailes by means of backing his imaginative and prescient for Fox information, who gave a brand new swagger to the New York Post and a brand new sort to the Wall road Journal, survived the scandals—and the genuine rate of this survival. He summarily ended his marriage, alienated a lot of his relations, and break up his company asunder to guard the resource of his big wealth (on the single side), and the resource of his id (on the other). there have been moments while the worldwide information leader panicked. yet so long as Rupert Murdoch continues to be the individual on the best, Murdoch’s World should be making news.

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Confusion To Our Enemies: Collected Journalism of Arnold Kemp (1939-2002)

By Arnold Kemp

From the Foreword by means of Professor Tom Devine: Arnold Kemp, one of many maximum of Scottish newshounds and editors of the 20 th century, died in advance on the age of sixty three in 2002. He edited The bring in with memorable elan and panache among 1981 and 1994 and his prolific writings additionally usually graced the pages of the Scotsman, the father or mother and the Observer in a occupation which spanned greater than 4 a long time from the yr he all started his first activity in journalism in 1959 as a sub-editor at the Scotsman, clean out of Edinburgh collage. Kemp left at the back of him a wealthy own yet un-catalogued archive of newspaper articles, chapters in books and opinion pieces.These have now been expertly harvested and chosen through his daughter, Jackie. analyzing them, it really is transparent that her father used to be a grasp of his alternate, and that his released paintings offers a perceptive and illuminating consultant to the main old occasions of his lifetime in Scotland.This publication encompasses the arly upward push of nationalism, the tense de-industrialisation after which transformation of the economic system within the Eighties, the influence of the Thatcher governments on Scotland, the halting growth towards devolution after which the winning institution of the Scottish Parliament within the final decade of the century. those occasions and others are all recorded right here, now not within the arid descriptive prose of the chronicler, yet with the eloquence, punch and perception for which Kemp was once famous. consequently the new Scottish prior is introduced alive in a fascinating and hugely readable type. The immediacy of the reportage, the experience of a author who, as a result of his journalistic and editorial eminence knew all of the relevant actors concerned and used to be with regards to the unfolding of significant occasions, are all evidently obvious to the reader. yet Kemp additionally scorns mediocrity, incompetence, humbug and hypocrisy within the political and cultural lifetime of the state and a number of other of the excerpts also are reasonable and balanced decisions, possibly so much particularly within the evaluate of the impression of Margaret Thatcher on Scotland. there's a liveliness and breadth within the writing, redolent of Kemp's personal own broad overseas horizons, his travels in the USA and Europe, love of conviviality and the craic. the fervour for all times shines via. this is often an immense textual content for somebody wishing to return to a fuller knowing of ways Scotland constructed from the darkish days of the second one global struggle to the present debates over independence. it's also a highly stress-free learn which many will have fun with with curiosity and satisfaction for its personal sake.

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Essential Radio Journalism: How to produce and present radio news (Professional Media Practice)

'Incredibly entire. study and comprehend this lot and you'll have a superb snatch' Jon Snow

'This units the normal for each radio newsroom' - Andy Ivy, Editor, Sky information Radio

In an age of limitless selection made attainable by means of new expertise, and a anxious stream clear of conventional reporting into vibrant remark and hypothesis by way of blogs and 'citizen newshounds' there hasn't ever been a greater time to target natural journalism abilities.

Essential Radio Journalism is a drastically entire operating handbook for radio reporters in addition to a textbook for broadcast journalism scholars. It includes functional recommendation for amassing, reporting, writing, modifying and providing, the inside track, along media legislations and ethics. there's a wealth of 'inside' info, checklists and on-the-job recommendation that you should instantly positioned to exploit no matter if you're on your first activity or have a number of years of expertise. it is a e-book to motivate accountable, exact and unprecedented journalism skills.

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Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method

Jam-packed with full-color pictures and examples directly from fresh headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING information: a training technique, 8e makes use of assistance and strategies from respected writing coaches and award-winning reporters that can assist you advance the writing and reporting abilities you want to reach the altering global of journalism. a complete bankruptcy is dedicated to media ethics, whereas moral dilemmas in every one bankruptcy offer you perform operating via moral matters you could face at the task. delivering the main updated insurance on hand, the 8th version absolutely integrates multimedia content material into the chapters-reflecting the way in which the inside track global really operates. An all-new publication thesaurus grants easy accessibility to more recent Journalism lingo. additionally, the e-book now deals MindTap conversation, an absolutely on-line, hugely customized studying adventure that boosts learner engagement and improves results. Integrating new developments within the convergence of print, broadcast, and on-line media, WRITING AND REPORTING information equips you with the basic talents you would like for media careers now-and sooner or later.

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