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Turning Point: Michael Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.
Sacrifice: Reporting in Kabul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
The last words that RBC Correspondent Stephen Cook would hear came through his earpiece. This exciting novel follows the story of a fictional news reporter who travels to Kabul, Afghanistan to report on the war.
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
Flesh and Blood (An Emily O'Brien novel #4)
Series: Emily O'Brien, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Reporter Emily O’Brien is back on the crime beat – and under the worst of circumstances. Her colleague is found dead, and the police arrest a friend for the murder. Emily is determined to clear Whit’s name, but she also has to cover the story of a man missing from a Caribbean cruise. Now Emily is following two murder investigations, but her questions could make her the next victim.
The Story of an Intern
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The Story of an Intern” tells you the story of a young boy who manages to get an internship in a global media giant. His struggles and amazement begins when he finds himself out of an internship and fighting to get a foothold in the media. Even though he rarely finds acceptance in the media industry he fights against odds trying to figure out the Indian media and media tycoons
Lessons From Online Journalism
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
A broad collection of articles originating from my sudden and unique foray into freelance journalism. Many important lessons and discoveries arose as a result.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
¡Yo tengo la magia!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Sociology
El mundo necesita héroes y heroínas como tú. ¡Sí, como tú! No importa quién seas, qué edad tengas, dónde vivas o a qué te dediques. Aquí te decimos cómo lograrlo y te invitamos a compartir tus experiencias con otras personas que, al igual que tú, están haciendo la diferencia.
Deep Web for Journalists: Comms, Counter-Surveillance, Search
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2013 by E-Eye Digital Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security
Journalism has been transformed by the Internet and the Internet has opened journalists to levels of surveillance that would have horrified George Orwell. All journalists should be aware of the dangers they face in the digital world – the emerging battleground.
A Temporary European
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What it was like to live and work as an American reporter in Europe in the mid-1980s, covering stories for a weekly PBS TV newsmagazine. Assignments take author Walt Christophersen to the Normany invasion beaches and Dresden to cover wartime anniversaries. He also confronts gypsy pickpockets in Paris and tracks down Sherlock Holmes in Switzerland.