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Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
Ghosts of the Sahara
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Kennedy Hunter, an American journalist, travels to Casablanca to interview The Torch, an Islamic rebel hiding deep inside the Sahara. He’s cunning, sleek as an eel and doesn’t make it easy on her. To meet him, she is pushed out of a plane into the desert, treks the Sahara with hostile Berbers where she fights for her life and ends up in a tit-for-tat with him until the very dramatic end.
Meer dan de feiten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: Dutch. Published: June 14, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literaire non-fictie gold lang als een stiefkindje van zowel de journalistiek als de literatuur. Maar daar is de laatste jaren verandering in gekomen. De boeken van auteurs als Geert Mak, Annejet van der Zijl en Frank Westerman bestormen de bestsellerlijsten en worden bekroond met literaire prijzen. Hoogste tijd voor een boek dat deze ‘nieuwe’ stroming in kaart brengt.
Jodi Ann
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Series: The Stanton Chronicles, the enforcer, driven by the love of two very different women., Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 26,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jodi Ann Simpson, curvaceous, vivacious, intelligent, blonde haired green eyed beauty, in full control of her life she commands attention wherever she goes. She is John Stanton's wife, a journalist, in the world of journalism only love is sacred.
The Angle
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 56,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A devastating depiction of the isolation, entitlement, myopia and unprofitable pursuits plaguing the press, from its lowest unpaid roots to the hack kings of the column, The Angle examines the perilous place of news in the digital age, mixing biting humour with jaundiced yellow journalism in a colourful catalogue of a young man’s decline from eager cub reporter to long-in-the-tooth newshounds.
Ali Per Volare - Scontri di un Supereroe al Quadrato
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: Italian. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
C'è un prima e un dopo Muhammad Ali: non solo nello sport, anche nell'America, nella comunità nera, nel mondo intero. Più di un pugile, più di una figura sociopolitica, Cassius Clay ha cambiato tutto al suo passaggio. Abbattendo superuomini con la grazia terribile di una farfalla. Un libro per raccontarlo dentro e fuori dal ring, o meglio in quel ring senza confini che è stata la sua vita.
Canás. Francotiradores de la Siria Rebelde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
El canás o francotirador es un personaje inevitable de la guerra en Siria. Para que la población civil sobreviva, es imperativo saber dónde está actuando. La cotidianidad se rige por evadir tiros, salvarse de las bombas y arreglárselas para encontrar algo de humor que ayude a vivir. Este periodista mexicano nos entrega una crónica desde los frentes de batalla con una narrativa íntima y veloz.
Leaders and Idiots
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Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This book is a collection of articles that rebuke mediocrity, exploitation, social injustice, archaic traditions, autocracy and strategic myopia.This book rebukes all sorts of crooks from political mavericks to religious fanatics who turn people they are supposed to serve into ignorant victims of their manipulations and exploitative tactics.This book is a call for good leadership.
Turning Point: Michael Jackson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The shocking, public downfall of pop idol Michael Jackson can be traced back to one night in Bangkok, in 1993. Soon after he arrived in the Thai capital on his Dangerous World Tour, shocking allegations were revealed involving a teenage boy in California. Two news reporters, one Thai and one American, share their story in an exposé, commemorating the 20th anniversary of MJ’s turning point.