Books tagged: journalism

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Fast Times in Palestine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
With the decline of traditional journalism, there’s an increased need for trusted information. This presents a huge opportunity to individuals, communities, companies and organizations. Storyteller Uprising explains why individuals and organizations are now seizing control of communication through story and digital technology.
Slumgullion Sector
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
I’d been sitting at Doyle’s Clam House for an hour, and no one had gotten around to being kidnapped by aliens yet. I had a bowl of what the guide books called the best chowder north of Bodega Bay on one side, and a redhead who’d make Raymond Chandler dive for his thesaurus on the other. No one told me that I'd get to witness something right out of the Star Wars cantina scene that evening.
Still Time to Live: A Biography of Jack Belden
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIME-LIFE correspondent Jack Belden covered war and only war reporting from China, Burma, North Africa and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. Now, in this first-ever biography of an American original -- described by Edgar Snow as “mad and gifted” -- we see him wounded in battle fighting his way back to the front lines only to be wounded again, perhaps irreparably, by the ravages of McCarthyism.
34102: An Artistic and Photo Journalistic Study of One of the Most Beautiful ZIP Codes in The United States
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
The United States Postal Service began using ZIP Codes in 1963. One of these ZIP codes is located in the City of Naples in Southwest Florida and is called 34102. With beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, world-class sunsets, lush flora and a bit of old Florida charm, 34102 is certainly one of the most beautiful ZIP Codes in the United States.
The Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here, for the first time, is the collected work of one of Montana's leading journalists, Ed Kemmick. In these timeless pieces spanning Kemmick's award-winning career, he tells a contemporary story of Montana through the eyes of everyday, extraordinary people who define the rugged individuality and big-hearted kindness of the Big Sky State.
Sportswriting in the Digital Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The web is revolutionizing sportswriting, with beat writers now expected to constantly tweet, offer in-game analysis, write blog posts and file game stories for various editions. Jason Fry, columnist for Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center, has collected 19 of his best essays in an ebook that offers a wealth of practical advice for sportswriters in the digital age.
BLIND JOURNEY A Journalists's Memoirs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jack Hawn, retired television dramatist and sports journalist, reveals his exciting life as a journalist in the 1950s to 1991, and his personal life. He covered Muhammad Ali title fights, boxing at the 1984 Olympics, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dinah Shore, and other celebrities. You'll enjoy reading this fascinating memoir.
The Radio Announcer And The Horse Dovers (Hors D'oeuvres)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I was excited about radio announcing and received my degree in radio broadcasting and journalism. On my first assignment I was working at a country western station in Springfield, Mass and was given the task of reading live copy on air. The salesman changed my copy while I was on air and with no time to proof read it - I blundered and it came out "Horse Dovers" instead of Hors D'oeuvres.
Custodian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
There may come a point in the future, or perhaps it's already been reached, where the power of multi-national corporations is as great as national Governments. That is the theme taken for this third book in the author's 'first contact' series. If Governments can't regulate vast corporations who knows what unspeakable horrors might be going on?