How to Watch TV News
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

How to Watch TV News


  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Release Date : 2009-07-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1442033045


How to Watch TV News Book Description :

A scathing and prescient look at television newsÂ-now updated for the new tech-savvy generation Television news : genuine information or entertainment fodder? Fifteen years ago, Neil Postman, a pioneer in media education and author of the bestselling Amusing Ourselves to Death, and Steve Powers, an award-winning broadcast journalist, concluded that anyone who relies exclusively on their television for accurate world news is making a big mistake. A cash cow laden with money from advertisers, so-called news shows glut viewers with celebrity coverage at the cost of things they really should know. Today, this message is still appallingly true but the problems have multipliedÂ- along with the power of the Internet and the abundance of cable channels. A ...

In the News

In the News


  • Author : William Wray Carney
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release Date : 2002-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0888643829


In the News Book Description :

This book introduces the concepts surrounding media relations and explains current media and communications practices, from both theoretical and practical perspectives. (Midwest)....

Small Screen  Big Feels

Small Screen Big Feels


  • Author : Melissa Ames
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2020-12-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780813180090


Small Screen Big Feels Book Description :

While television has always played a role in recording and curating history, shaping cultural memory, and influencing public sentiment, the changing nature of the medium in the post-network era finds viewers experiencing and participating in this process in new ways. They skim through commercials, live tweet press conferences and award shows, and tune into reality shows to escape reality. This new era, defined by the heightened anxiety and fear ushered in by 9/11, has been documented by our media consumption, production, and reaction. In Small Screen, Big Feels, Melissa Ames asserts that TV has been instrumental in cultivating a shared memory of emotionally charged events unfolding in the United States since September 11, 2001. She analyzes specific ...

Mojo Mom
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Mojo Mom


  • Author : Amy Tiemann
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-04-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101133026


Mojo Mom Book Description :

Read Amy Tiemann's posts on the Penguin Blog. MOJO MOM helps you answer the question, "Who Am I Now that I'm A Mom?" What is Mommy Mojo? It's the feeling you get when you're a parent at the top of your game, juggling the kids and the many facets of life, and keeping your own needs in balance. Motherhood is a tremendous gift, but it's also a huge identity shift. Becoming a Mojo Mom means bringing your self and your dreams back into focus, while still giving your family the loving attention it needs. It may sound like a fantasy, but it can be done. Mojo Mom shows women practical ways to: *Prepare to become a Mom without losing your identity *Survive and enjoy the intense early years *Save some of your best energy and creativity for your own ideas and d...

Women  Men and News

Women Men and News


  • Author : Paula Poindexter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-12-22
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135595722


Women Men and News Book Description :

This multi-authored scholarly volume explores the divide between men and women in their consumption of news media, looking at how the sexes read and use news, historically and currently, how they use technology to access their news, and how today’s news pertains to and is used by women. The volume also addresses diversity issues among women’s use of news, considering racial, ethnic, international and feminist perspectives. The volume is intended to help readers understand adult news use behavior--a critical and timely issue considering the state of newspapers and television news in today’s multi-media news environment....

I Like to Watch
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

I Like to Watch


  • Author : Emily Nussbaum
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525508984


I Like to Watch Book Description :

From her creation of the "Approval Matrix" in New York magazine in 2004 to her Pulitzer Prizewinning columns for The New Yorker, Emily Nussbaum has argued that we've been looking at TV all wrong. In this collection, including two never-before-published essays, Nussbaum writes about her passion for television, beginning with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the show that set her on a fresh intellectual path. She explores the rise of the female screw-up, how fans warp the shows they love, the messy power of sexual violence on TV, and the year that jokes helped elect a reality-television president. There are three big profiles of TV showrunners as well as examinations of the legacies of Norman Lear and Joan Rivers. The book also includes a major new essay writ...

Encyclopedia of Journalism

Encyclopedia of Journalism


  • Author : Christopher H. Sterling
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-09-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452261522


Encyclopedia of Journalism Book Description :

"Written in a clear and accessible style that would suit the needs of journalists and scholars alike, this encyclopedia is highly recommended for large news organizations and all schools of journalism." —Starred Review, Library Journal Journalism permeates our lives and shapes our thoughts in ways we've long taken for granted. Whether we listen to National Public Radio in the morning, view the lead story on the Today show, read the morning newspaper headlines, stay up-to-the-minute with Internet news, browse grocery store tabloids, receive Time magazine in our mailbox, or watch the nightly news on television, journalism pervades our daily activities. The six-volume Encyclopedia of Journalism covers all significant dimensions of journalism, includin...

Roll  Shooting TV News
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Roll Shooting TV News


  • Author : Rich Underwood
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2007-06-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136033292


Roll Shooting TV News Book Description :

Roll! Shells fly overhead as night-scopes capture deadly fire fights with an eerie green hue, a category 5 hurricane devastates the Big Easy, hidden cameras enter a Cambodian village of brothels and a veteran journalist interviews himself throughout his own brain surgery. Part non-fiction drama, part trade publication, part text book, all woven together giving the reader a look through the viewfinders of the very best television photojournalists. As 19 experts weigh in with their candid, personal stories and photographic tips, it's as if you're over their shoulders, following their intuitions and hearing their thoughts as they shoot. The trade term for what they do is called ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and whether they're called Cameramen, Backpa...

How To Watch Television
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

How To Watch Television


  • Author : Jason Mittell
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-16
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814745311


How To Watch Television Book Description :

We all have opinions about the television shows we watch, but television criticism is about much more than simply evaluating the merits of a particular show and deeming it ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ Rather, criticism uses the close examination of a television program to explore that program’s cultural significance, creative strategies, and its place in a broader social context. How to Watch Television brings together forty original essays from today’s leading scholars on television culture, writing about the programs they care (and think) the most about. Each essay focuses on a particular television show, demonstrating one way to read the program and, through it, our media culture. The essays model how to practice media criticism in accessible lang...

Making Habits  Breaking Habits
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Making Habits Breaking Habits


  • Author : Jeremy Dean
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738216089


Making Habits Breaking Habits Book Description :

Say you want to start going to the gym or practicing a musical instrument. How long should it take before you stop having to force it and start doing it automatically? The surprising answers are found in Making Habits, Breaking Habits, a psychologist’s popular examination of one of the most powerful and under-appreciated processes in the mind. Although people like to think that they are in control, much of human behavior occurs without any decision-making or conscious thought. Drawing on hundreds of fascinating studies, psychologist Jeremy Dean busts the myths to finally explain why seemingly easy habits, like eating an apple a day, can be surprisingly difficult to form, and how to take charge of your brain’s natural “autopilot” to make any c...