Download E-books Newsgames: Journalism at Play (MIT Press) PDF

By Ian Bogost, Simon Ferrari

Journalism has embraced electronic media in its fight to outlive. yet such a lot on-line journalism simply interprets current practices to the net: tales are written and edited as they're for print; video and audio good points are produced as they'd be for tv and radio. The authors of Newsgames suggest a brand new means of doing solid journalism: videogames. Videogames are local to pcs instead of a digitized kind of earlier media. video games simulate how issues paintings via developing interactive types; journalism as video game comprises greater than simply revisiting outdated varieties of information creation. Wired magazine's video game Cutthroat Capitalism, for instance, explains the economics of Somali piracy via placing the participant accountable for a pirate send, delivering offerings for hostage negotiation suggestions. Videogames don't supply a panacea for the ills of up to date information companies. but when the embraces them as a workable approach to doing journalism -- not only an occasional deal with for on-line readers -- newsgames could make a beneficial contribution.

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Download E-books Regret the Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech PDF

By Craig Silverman

We remorse the error: it’s a word that looks in newspapers nearly day-by-day, the traditional discover that whatever went extraordinarily flawed within the reporting, enhancing, or printing of a piece of writing. From Craig Silverman, the owner of, one of many Internet’s most well liked media-related web content, comes a suite of humorous, surprising, and infrequently worrying journalistic slip-ups and corrections. On demonstrate are every kind of media inaccuracy—from “fuzzy math” to “obiticide” (printing the obituary of anyone greatly alive and good) to accomplish and utter moral lapses. whereas many of the error might be laugh-out-loud humorous, the booklet includes a sobering trip throughout the heritage of media blunders (including the outrageous hoaxes that ruled newspapers in the course of the stream wars of the 19th-century) and a major muckraking research of up to date journalism’s loss of responsibility to the general public. It shines a focus at the media’s carelessness and the occasionally tragic and calamitous results of vulnerable or non-existent truth checking.

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Download E-books National Reporting 1941-1986: From Labor Conflicts to the Challenger Disaster (Pulitzer Prize Archive, Volume 2) PDF


The tuition of Journalism at Columbia collage has provided the Pulitzer Prize due to the fact that 1917. these days there are prizes in 21 different types from the fields of journalism, literature and song. The Pulitzer Prize Archive provides the heritage of this award from its beginnings to the current: In elements A to E the awarding of the prize in every one type is documented, commented and organized chronologically. half F covers the background of the prize biographically and bibliographically. half G presents the heritage to the choices.

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Download E-books So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits--and the President--Failed on Iraq PDF

By Greg Mitchell

It is usually acknowledged unfastened press is the watchdog of democracy, insuring that the behavior of our leaders is tested with a severe eye. This makes Greg Mitchell the watchdog of watchdogs, as monitoring the functionality of the media is his precedence at Editor and writer, the influential journal of the newspaper undefined. In 2003, Greg Mitchell used to be one of many few newshounds to question the grounds for the conflict in Iraq. this day, Mitchell appears forward at classes for the longer term with an unique creation and connecting fabric that updates and unifies his unique essays and scrutiny of America's media insurance. With greater than seventy five of Mitchell's columns, this publication offers a different heritage of the clash, from the hyped "weapons of mass destruction" tales to the "surge."

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Download E-books Collected Works, Volume 12: Marx and Engels 1853-54 PDF

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 12 includes commonly articles and stories written among March 22, 1853 and February 10, 1854, and released within the New-York day-by-day Tribune, The People's Paper, and different newspapers. those focused upon 3 significant subject matters of interest-the financial of eu nations, significantly Britain, the commercial fight of the operating category and the try to revive the Chartist stream; the colonial rules of the capitalist powers and the nationwide liberation activities of the oppressed peoples; and difficulties of diplomacy, in particular within the center East and the Balkans, which resulted in the Crimean struggle. The japanese ques-tion is handled in a longer sequence of articles.

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

The accrued Works comprises fabric written by way of Marx among 1835 and his dying in 1883, and through Engels among 1838 and his loss of life 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 famous 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 amassed Works contains thirteen volumes of correspondence by means of the mature Marx and Engels, masking the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the accumulated Works is the main entire choice of the paintings via Marx and Engels released so far in English, it's not their entire works. A venture to post the pair's entire works in German is predicted to require greater than a hundred and twenty volumes.

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Download E-books Blogging PDF

By Jill Walker Rettberg

Completely revised and up-to-date, this new version of Blogging presents an available learn of a now daily phenomenon and areas it in a ancient, theoretical and modern context. the second one version takes into consideration the newest examine 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 should be extra vital than the community among blogs that used to be major 5 years in the past, and questions the shift in the direction of elevated commercialization and company regulate 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 images and pics more and more foregrounded.

Authored by way of a scholar-blogger, this enticing e-book is jam-packed with examples that exhibit how running a blog and comparable genres are altering media and communique. It offers definitions and explains how blogs paintings, exhibits how blogs relate to the old improvement of publishing and communique and appears on the methods blogs constitution social networks.

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Download E-books Writing for Broadcast Journalists (Media Skills) PDF

By Rick Thompson

'This is a wonderful booklet which mixes the infrequent mix of prime quality info with humour. the fashion of writing engages the reader from the creation and the event and perception of the writer sometimes makes it tough to place down, an extraordinary characteristic of a textbook. i might unreservedly suggest this ebook not just to these learning journalism yet to scholars of language and all who use the spoken and written notice because the ‘materials’ in their work.' Barry Turner, Nottingham Trent University

'Rick Thompson's information handbook is choked with suggestion to would-be writers for this medium. he is an individual with years of expertise on the most sensible point of the nationwide and overseas career, and he is smack modern along with his references. The booklet is aimed toward reporters, yet a person with a significant curiosity in constructing their literacy will examine much approximately expert writing abilities from what he has to say.' Roy Johnson,

Writing for Broadcast Journalists courses readers throughout the major alterations among the written and the spoken models of journalistic English. it's going to aid broadcast newshounds at each level in their careers to prevent such pitfalls because the use of newspaper-English, universal linguistic error, and Americanised words, and offers functional recommendation on actual terminology and pronunciation, whereas encouraging writers to catch the immediacy of the spoken note of their scripts.

Writing for Broadcast Journalists includes:

  • practical tips to stay away from ‘journalese’, clichés and jargon
  • guidance on tailoring your writing kind to fit a selected audience
  • advice on changing company reproduction into spoken English
  • writing to tv photographs
  • examples of scripts from the superior within the business
  • an appendix of ‘dangerous’ phrases and words to be kept away from in scripts.

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Download E-books The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine PDF

By Michael Lewis

The genuine tale of the crash begun in extraordinary feeder markets the place the solar does not shine and the SEC does not dare, or trouble, to tread: the bond and actual property by-product markets the place geeks invent impenetrable securities to benefit from the distress of lower--and middle--class american citizens who cannot pay their money owed. The shrewdpermanent those that understood what was once or should be occurring have been paralyzed by means of desire and worry; at the least, they were not conversing.

Michael Lewis creates a clean, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and darkish humor, a becoming sequel to his number one bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely--really unlikely--heroes, Lewis models a narrative as compelling and weird as any of his previous bestsellers, proving all over again that he's the best and funniest chronicler of our time.

The no 1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the paintings of our best monetary journalist, on the best of his online game. And you should reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair

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Download E-books No Place to Hide - Sotto controllo_ Edward Snowden e la sorveglianza di massa PDF

By Glenn Greenwald

Libro inchiesta di Glenn Greenwald sul caso Snowden e l. a. 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 mother or father contattato da Snowden alla tremendous del 2012, e ripercorre tappe, polemiche e retroscena del Datagate, il caso scoppiato in seguito alla pubblicazione di informazioni riservate che hanno sconvolto l. a. politica americana.

Edward Snowden è il giovane informatico che dopo aver lavorato in line with l. a. CIA e l’NSA, l’onnipotente Agenzia in line with los angeles Sicurezza Nazionale americana, an excellent 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 desktop 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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