This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV

By Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer begun his reporting profession in Texas whilst he was once slightly sufficiently old to shop for a lager, joined CBS information in 1969, and have become one of many few correspondents ever to have coated all 4 significant Washington beats: the White residence, the Pentagon, the kingdom division, and Capitol Hill. over the last 4 many years, he is visible it all-and now he is sharing the after-hours stories in basic terms his colleagues be aware of.

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Transparent

By Don Lemon

In this specified memoir, Primetime CNN anchor Don Lemon takes readers backstage of journalism, detailing his personal fight to turn into probably the most well-known African American males in tv news—and within a number of the greatest tales of our instances.

Never one to prevent on the floor of the tale, Lemon digs deep, exposing his personal background with wealth and absence, with kin secrets and techniques and painful revelations--and explains how these painful early reviews formed his objectives and gave him the instruments of empathy and fearlessness that he brings to his paintings. Then Lemon turns an identical searing honesty at the information itself, taking the reader behind the curtain of September eleven, 2001, the DC Snipers, the epidemic of AIDS in Africa, storm Katrina, the election of Barack Obama, and the demise of Michael Jackson between different occasions.

With his transparent and compelling storytelling and the wealthy aspect of an Emmy-winning journalist, Lemon finds his personal painful trip from a bit boy who dreamed of broadcasting in segregated Baton Rouge within the early 70s, to his present perch at CNN in a desirable and compelling examine the area of tv information and his personal reviews reporting in it.

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The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

By Lynn Povich

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It was once the 1960s––a time of financial increase and social strife. younger women poured into the place of work, however the “Help sought after” advertisements have been segregated by way of gender and the “Mad males” workplace tradition was once rife with sexual stereotyping and discrimination.

Lynn Povich used to be one of many fortunate ones, touchdown a role at Newsweek, popular for its state of the art insurance of civil rights and the “Swinging Sixties.” Nora Ephron, Jane Bryant Quinn, Ellen Goodman, and Susan Brownmiller started there in addition. It used to be a top-notch job––for a girl––at a thrilling place.

But it was once a useless finish. girls researchers occasionally turned journalists, hardly writers, and not editors. Any aspiring lady journalist used to be instructed, “If you must be a author, move someplace else.”

On March sixteen, 1970, the day Newsweek published a canopy tale at the fledgling feminist circulate entitled “Women in Revolt,” forty-six Newsweek women charged the journal with discrimination in hiring and promotion.  It used to be the 1st woman category motion lawsuit––the first via ladies journalists––and it encouraged different ladies within the media to fast persist with suit.

Lynn Povich used to be one of many ringleaders. In The stable women Revolt, she evocatively tells the tale of this dramatic turning element during the lives of a number of individuals. With heat, humor, and viewpoint, she indicates how own reports and cultural shifts led a bunch of well-mannered, principally apolitical ladies, raised within the Nineteen Forties and Fifties, to problem their bosses––and what occurred when they did. for lots of, submitting the swimsuit used to be a radicalizing act that empowered them to “find themselves” and struggle again. Others misplaced their approach amid possibilities, pressures, discouragements, and hostilities they weren’t ready to navigate.

The solid ladies insurrection also explores why alterations within the legislation didn’t clear up every little thing. throughout the lives of younger woman reporters at Newsweek today, Lynn Povich exhibits what has––and hasn’t––changed within the workplace.

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The Harvest Gypsies

Selected through NYU as one of many century's most sensible books of yankee journalism

Gathered during this quantity are seven long-form articles that John Steinbeck wrote in 1936 concerning the plight of migrant farmworkers through the dirt Bowl, followed through images by way of Dorothea Lange and others. Steinbeck toured the squatters' camps and Hoovervilles of California, developing unforgettable pix of as soon as robust, self sufficient farmers diminished to distress. The inquisitiveness and outrage of an investigative reporter mixed with the expressive powers of a novelist in his major fueled The Harvest Gypsies, which in flip supplied the actual and emotional roots for The Grapes of Wrath and has lengthy been hailed as an American vintage in its personal right.

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Songs of the Doomed: More Notes on the Death of the American Dream (Gonzo Papers, Volume 3)

By Hunter S. Thompson

First released in 1990, Songs of the Doomed is again in print -- through well known call for! during this 3rd and so much striking quantity of the Gonzo Papers, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson remembers excessive and hideous moments in his thirty years within the Passing Lane -- and not anyone is secure from his hilarious, remarkably astute social commentary.

With Thompson's trademark perception and keenness concerning the kingdom of yank politics and tradition, Songs of the Doomed charts the lengthy, unusual journey from Kennedy to Quayle in Thompson's freewheeling, inimitable variety. Spanning 4 many years -- 1950 to 1990 -- Thompson is on the most sensible of his shape whereas fleeing big apple for Puerto Rico, driving with the Hell's Angels, investigating Las Vegas sleaze, grappling with the "Dukakis problem," and eventually, detailing his notorious way of life bust, trial records, and Fourth modification conflict with the legislations. those stories -- frequently sleazy, brutal, and crude -- are just the end of what Jack Nicholson referred to as "the such a lot baffling human iceberg of our time."

Songs of the Doomed is classic Thompson -- an excellent, brazen, bawdy compilation of the best sound bites of Gonzo journalism from the earlier thirty years.

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From Publishers Weekly
This 3rd installment of the Gonzo Papers is a chronologically prepared collection of tales, letters, journals and reporting, permitting readers to work out how Thompson's model of "new journalism" has developed through the years. (Nov.)

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Washington publish e-book international Songs of the Doomed permits us to trace Thompson's evolution as a author, and therefore the evolution of the shape he performed any such significant function in creating.

Tom Wolfe There are just adjectives writers care approximately anymore..."brilliant" and "outrageous"...and Hunter Thompson has a freehold on either one of them.

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No Place to Hide - Sotto controllo_ Edward Snowden e la sorveglianza di massa

By Glenn Greenwald

Libro inchiesta di Glenn Greenwald sul caso Snowden e los angeles sorveglianza elettronica di massa da parte del governo americano: No position to conceal, sotto controllo, un libro importante che ha vinto il premio Pulitzer 2014 e che sembra un romanzo di spionaggio con tutta l’intensità di un thriller.

Il libro prende le mosse dall’inchiesta di Greenwald, giornalista di punta del father or mother contattato da Snowden alla advantageous del 2012, e ripercorre tappe, polemiche e retroscena del Datagate, il caso scoppiato in seguito alla pubblicazione di informazioni riservate che hanno sconvolto los angeles politica americana.

Edward Snowden è il giovane informatico che dopo aver lavorato in keeping with los angeles CIA e l’NSA, l’onnipotente Agenzia consistent with los angeles Sicurezza Nazionale americana, an exceptional 2012 sceglie di denunciare il gigantesco programma di sorveglianza di massa che l’NSA ha messo in piedi, “obbligando le società telefoniche a fornire i tabulati di tutte le comunicazioni tra cittadini americani e con l’estero, acquisendo dati dai server dei giganti dell’informatica e di net, spiando chief politici o funzionari europei o aziende concorrenti di società americane, accedendo ai testi di miliardi di e mail, entrando in cellulari e laptop in tutto il mondo…”, un programma che annulla il concetto di privateness e che dà libero accesso a tutti i dati personali a livello internazionale.

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Investigative Reporter's Handbook: A Guide to Documents, Databases, and Techniques

Published with Investigative newshounds and Editors, Inc. (IRE), The Investigative Reporter’s instruction manual is the best-selling lecture room and newsroom vintage. worthwhile as a textbook in complex journalism classes and as a reference for pro reporters, this ebook exhibits scholars tips on how to use primary information reporting and writing talents like collecting assets, monitoring details, and interviewing to pursue investigative tales in a number of beats — from the govt. and schooling to healthcare, the surroundings and actual property. as well as discussing the most recent ideas and demanding situations within the career, the 5th variation is now completely streamlined, making it more uncomplicated to find the assets that investigative journalists have to get the story.

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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 recognized. not anyone sooner than him has trafficked in media effect throughout these international locations so successfully, nor has an individual else so singularly redefined the tradition of stories and the principles of journalism. In a stretch spanning six many years, he equipped information Corp from a small paper in Adelaide, Australia right into a multimedia empire in a position to hard nationwide broadcasters, rolling governments, and swatting apart advertisement opponents. Then, over years, a sequence of scandals threatened to solve his complete creation.

Murdoch’s defenders puzzled how a lot he may have identified concerning the bribery and get in touch with hacking undertaken by way of his newshounds in London. yet to a very good measure, information Corp used to be an establishment solid within the photo of a unmarried guy. The company’s tradition was once deeply rooted in an Australian buccaneering spirit, a brawling British populism, and an oversized American libertarian sensibility—at least whilst it ideal Murdoch’s interests.

David Folkenflik, the media correspondent for NPR information, explains how the fellow at the back of Britain’s take-no-prisoners tabloids, who reinvigorated Roger Ailes through backing his imaginative and prescient for Fox information, who gave a brand new swagger to the New York Post and a brand new type to the Wall road Journal, survived the scandals—and the genuine price of this survival. He summarily ended his marriage, alienated a lot of his kinfolk, and break up his company asunder to guard the resource of his gigantic wealth (on the single side), and the resource of his identification (on the other). there have been moments while the worldwide information leader panicked. yet so long as Rupert Murdoch is still the individual on the most sensible, Murdoch’s World might be making news.

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À «Combat». Éditoriaux et articles (1944-1947)

By Albert Camus

Entre le 21 août 1944 et le three juin 1947, Albert Camus est rédacteur en chef et éditorialiste à wrestle.

Ses one hundred sixty five articles – signés, authentifiés, ou légitimement attribuables – nous transmettent le témoignage lucide d’un journaliste conscient de ses responsabilités dans une époque où, au sortir de l’Occupation, il faut à los angeles fois réorganiser l. a. vie quotidienne et dessiner l’avenir de l. a. France et de l’Europe. Sur de multiples sujets – l. a. politique intérieure ; l’épuration ; los angeles politique étrangère ; les droits, les devoirs et le rôle d’une nouvelle presse ; l. a. politique coloniale, et, en particulier, l. a. nécessité de doter l’Algérie d’un nouveau statut –, Camus informe et réagit.

On entend dans ces textes l. a. voix passionnée d’un écrivain dans l’histoire, épris de justice, de liberté et de vérité ; mais aussi obstinément soucieux d’introduire l. a. morale en politique et d’exiger le appreciate de los angeles dignité humaine.

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The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better

By Thomas Parrish

Do you devote apostrophe atrocities?

Are you affected by the lie/lay conundrum?

Do you end up caught among floaters and danglers?

Do your matters and your verbs refuse to agree?

If so, you're now not by myself. probably the most admired pros in television broadcasting and at significant newspapers and magazines-people who particularly should still be aware of better-are accountable of constructing all-too-common grammatical blunders. during this delightfully fun, shrewdpermanent consultant, Thomas Parrish issues out real-life grammar gaffes from top-notch guides corresponding to the recent York occasions and the recent Yorker to demonstrate simply how frequent those mistakes are. With crimson pen in hand, Parrish's fictional buddy the Grouchy Grammarian leads the cost, interpreting the forty-seven most typical error in English and supplying the fundamentals of fine grammar with an enthralling mix of fussiness and customary experience. All of which makes The Grouchy Grammarian the main wonderful, available how-not-to consultant you'll ever learn.

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