Download E-books Angry White People: Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right PDF

A emerging scourge to England’s social peace and multiculturalism, the English Defence League (EDL) has violently protested opposed to Islam given that its inception. within the beautifully daring Angry White People, Hsiao-Hung Pai follows a gaggle of people who bought stuck up within the wave of far-right highway hobbies that started in 2009. Pai investigated the increase of the EDL and different extremist agencies, falling in with numerous in their individuals and staring at their daily lives. 
 
Delving deep into 5 lives during this marginalized component to England’s white operating category via learn and interviews, Pai uncovers whatever surprising—their xenophobic ideologies will not be an aberration in sleek English society, yet particularly an ever-present side that's always reproduced, rejuvenated, and mainstreamed via the media and political powers.

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Download E-books No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State (UK Edition) PDF

By Glenn Greenwald

No position to conceal is a groundbreaking examine the NSA surveillance scandal, from the reporter who broke the story.

Investigative reporter for The parent and bestselling writer Glenn Greenwald, offers an in-depth look at the NSA scandal that has caused a countrywide debate over nationwide protection and data privateness. With extra revelations from files entrusted to Glenn Greenwald via Edward Snowden himself, this e-book explores the extreme cooperation among deepest and the NSA, and the far-reaching outcomes of the government’s surveillance application, either locally and out of the country.

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Download E-books Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan PDF

By Fariba Nawa

When veteran reporter Fariba Nawa back domestic to Afghanistan—the kingdom she had fled as a baby along with her relatives in the course of the Soviet invasion approximately 20 years earlier—she found a fractured nation remodeled through a multibillion-dollar drug exchange. In Opium Nation, Nawa deftly illuminates the alterations that experience overtaken Afghanistan after a long time of unbroken battle. Sharing awesome tales of poppy farmers, corrupt officers, expats, drug lords, and addicts, together with her haunting stumble upon with a twelve-year-old baby bride who used to be bartered to repay her father’s opium bills, Nawa deals a revealing and provocative narrative of a homecoming tougher than she ever imagined as she courageously explores her personal Afghan American id and unveils a startling portrait of a land in turmoil.

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Download E-books Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana PDF

By Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Nowadays, a lot is categorized Cajun that's not, and the recognition of the original culture's meals, songs, and dance has been a combined blessing. terrible Man's Provence is helping outline what is what via vigorous characters and tales. The ebook is either a private odyssey and reliable reporting, a travelogue and a memoir, humorous and frank.

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Download E-books Videojournalism: Multimedia Storytelling PDF

By Kenneth Kobre

Videojournalism is a brand new box that has grown out of conventional print photojournalism, slideshows that mix sound and images, public radio, documentary filmmaking and the easiest of tv information positive aspects. This amalgam of traditions has emerged to serve the Internet's voracious urge for food for video stories.
 
Videojournalism is written for the recent iteration of "backpack" reporters. The solo videojournalist needs to discover a riveting tale; achieve entry to charismatic characters who can inform their very own stories; shoot candid clips; expertly interview the gamers; list transparent, fresh sound; write a script with pizzazz; and, ultimately, edit the cloth right into a piece priceless of 5 mins of a viewer's cognizance. Videojournalism addresses all of those demanding situations, and extra - by no means wasting sight of the most element: telling an outstanding story.
 
This ebook, in line with vast interviews with execs within the box, is for a person studying tips to grasp the artwork and craft of telling genuine short-form tales with phrases, sound and images for the internet or tv. the hole chapters disguise the rules of multimedia storytelling, and the publication progresses to the suggestions required to shoot specialist video, and checklist top of the range sound and marketplace the ensuing product.
 
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Videojournalism additionally has its personal site - visit only one URL --http://kobreguide.com/content/videojournalism --and locate the entire tales pointed out within the e-book. you furthermore may will locate quite a few "how-to" movies at the website. to take care of with the newest adjustments within the box resembling new cameras, new books, new tales or modifying software program, cost the location usually and "like" www.facebook.com/KobreGuide.

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Download E-books Selected Journalism: 1850-1870 (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Charles Dickens

A testomony to the strength and creativity of a author and journalist with no equal

all through his writing profession Charles Dickens used to be a highly prolific journalist. This quantity of his later paintings is chosen from items that he wrote after he based the magazine loved ones phrases in 1850, up until eventually his demise in 1870. right here topics as diverse as his nocturnal walks round London slums, prisons, theatres and motels of court docket, trips to the continent and his early life in Kent and London are captured in outstanding items akin to 'Night Walks', 'On Strike', 'New Year's Day' and 'Lying Awake'. Aiming to capture the mind's eye of a public besieged via hack journalism, those writings are a rare mix of private and non-private, information and recollection, truth and impressive description. David Pascoe's advent strains the improvement of Dickens's occupation as a journalist and examines his fusion of actual occasions with flights of fancy. This variation additionally comprises explanatory notes, a bibliography and a Dickens chronology.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by means of introductions and notes via extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Fire PDF

By Sebastian Junger

A riveting selection of literary journalism through the bestselling writer of The ideal Storm, capped off brilliantly by means of a brand new Afterword and a well timed essay approximately war-torn Afghanistan -- an excellent eyewitness document in regards to the Taliban's defeat in Kabul -- new to ebook form.

Sebastian Junger has made a uniqueness of bringing to existence the drama of nature and human nature. Few writers were to such a lot of disparate and determined corners of the globe. Fewer nonetheless have met the normal of serious journalism extra continually. None has supplied extra starkly memorable evocations of utmost occasions. From the murderous mechanics of the diamond alternate in Sierra Leone, to an inferno woodland fireplace burning uncontrolled within the steep canyons of Idaho, to the forensics of genocide in Kosovo, this selection of Junger's reporting will take readers to areas they should find out about yet would not dream of happening their very own. In his corporation we shuttle to those locations, go through scary checkpoints, genuine and mental, and are available face-to-face with the truth.

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Download E-books Deciding What's News: A Study of CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, Newsweek, and Time (Medill Visions of the American Press) PDF

By Herbert J. Gans

For ten years, Herbert J. Gans spent substantial time in 4 significant tv and journal newsrooms, staring at and chatting with the reporters who select the nationwide information tales that tell the US approximately itself. Writing through the golden age of journalism, Gans incorporated such headline occasions because the warfare on Poverty, the Vietnam battle and the protests opposed to it, city ghetto issues, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, and Watergate. He used to be drawn to the values, expert criteria, and the exterior pressures that formed newshounds' judgments.

Deciding what is News has develop into a vintage. a brand new preface outlines the most important adjustments that experience taken position within the information media considering that Gans first wrote the publication, however it additionally means that the fundamentals of reports judgment and the buildings of stories companies have replaced little. Gans's ebook continues to be the main accomplished sociological account of a few of the country's such a lot in demand nationwide information media. The booklet got the 1979 Theatre Library organization Award and the 1980 ebook Award of the nationwide organization of academic Broadcasters. this can be the 1st paintings to be released less than the Medill college of Journalism's "Visions of the yank Press" imprint, a brand new journalism background sequence that includes either unique volumes and reprints of significant classics.
 

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Download E-books The Breaks of the Game PDF

By David Halberstam

Greater than 6 years after his demise David Halberstam is still one among this country's most beneficial newshounds and respected specialists on American lifestyles and heritage within the years considering the fact that WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting at the Vietnam conflict, Halberstam wrote greater than 20 books, just about all of them bestsellers. His paintings has stood the try of time and has develop into the normal wherein all reporters degree themselves.

The New York instances bestseller, now with a brand new creation! The Breaks of the Game makes a speciality of one grim season (1979-80) within the lifetime of the invoice Walton-led Portland path Blazers, a staff that simply 3 years earlier than were NBA champions.

The tactile authenticity of Halberstam's wisdom of the basketball international is unmatched. but he's writing the following approximately excess of simply basketball. it is a tale a few position in our society the place strength, funds, and ability collide and occasionally corrupt, a spot the place either nationwide obsessions and bare greed are uncovered. it truly is concerning the effect of massive media, the enthusiasts and the hype they subsist on, the conflict of ethics, the poor actual calls for of recent activities (from medicines to physique size), the factitious salaries, the conflicts of race and sophistication, and the results of game switched over into mass leisure and athletes reworked into superstars--all offered in a manner that places the reader within the room and at the court docket, and The Breaks of the Game in a league of its personal.

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Download E-books The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America PDF

By Ethan Michaeli

“An amazing history…Deeply researched, elegantly written…a towering fulfillment that may not be quickly forgotten.”Brent Staples, New York occasions publication Review
 
Giving voice to the unvoiced, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow, catalyzed the good Migration, and targeted the electoral energy of black the US. Robert S. Abbott based The Defender in 1905, smuggled thousands 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 strategy. His successor wielded the newspaper’s clout to choose mayors and presidents, together with Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy, who may have misplaced in 1960 if now not for TheDefender’s help. alongside the best way, its pages have been packed with columns through legends like Ida B. Wells, Langston Hughes, and Martin Luther King.

Drawing on dozens of interviews and wide archival learn, Ethan Michaeli constructs a revelatory narrative of race in the USA and brings to existence the journalists 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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