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African Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Working on a Miami newspaper, Joe Jackson often covered crime stories. Then, on a first date with Mary Jones, he became a statistic.
Scoop of Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Shadow Max Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
How far would you go to save your job? David Clay is a recent college graduate and newlywed struggling to cope with the disappointment of life after earning his journalism degree. When an employee approaches him with an unethical plan to boost circulation and save their jobs, he must make a choice that could lead him to fame and fortune - or the loud clank of a jail cell closing!
A Link in the Chain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Employees of a daily newspaper learn that their rich owner is planning to sell the paper to a national newspaper chain. They need to find a way to rally to save their jobs and their newspaper. This short story was inspired by the fact that the first Employee Owned Stock Plan, commonly known as an ESOP, was created in 1956 by employees of a newspaper.
Publish and Make Money: A Brief Guide to Profitability With Your New Magazine, Newsletter or Newspaper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
My wife, Sharon, was under firm instructions to shoot me if I ever tried to start a newspaper again. Alas, her pistol misfired, so here we are approaching 17 years of running an English-language newspaper on foreign soil, surrounded by Runyonesque characters. We want to share what we have learned about publication startups and finances.
Blind Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,330. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil... Harry Wentworth's bill just came due.
Tell Your Story in the Local Media: Write about Your Rotary Partners to Celebrate Volunteer Work
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
This book tells the story of an initiative by a Rotary club to improve its public image by writing articles in the local media about volunteering opportunities for residents to make a difference in their community. The articles feature great local nonprofits, some of which the club is partnering with in order to implement service projects. The initiative appears to have been a success.
Who was Joseph Pulitzer?
Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Crimmins' book gives the reader an eyewitness description of a man who started as a poor Hungarian immigrant yet became the individual who changed newspapers and politics in the United States and the world.
Newspapers: A Century of Decline
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
From the broadcast of the first news bulletin on radio in 1920, daily newspapers have been under pressure from a succession of challenges, ranging from television to suburban weeklies until—finally—the internet. many papers made the near fatal decision to give away their news for free online, a strategy that was realised too late to be a dreadful mistake. This book charts this century-long saga.
Janet’s World: The Inside Story of Washington Post Pulitzer Fabulist Janet Cooke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Janet Cooke caused one of the biggest scandals in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article, about an eight-year-old heroin addict, turned out to be a fake, along with her doctored resume.
English Gone Wrong: We Certainly Didn't Mean That!
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Collecting the text of signs, menus and local newspaper articles that display whimsical use of the English language has long been a pastime for travelers abroad. This small volume contains some of the most humorous I have seen.