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Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
2 years ago

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere

Media Localism: The Policies of Place. By Christopher Ali. University of Illinois Press – 2017. 272 pages. $25.00. The challenge of enhancing local media regulation beyond geographic and spatial considerations is at the heart of Christopher Ali’s recent book Media…
New journalism textbook News Writing and Reporting is a straightforward guide for students
2 years ago

New journalism textbook News Writing and Reporting is a straightforward guide for students

Bruce Gillespie’s book focuses on the nuts and bolts of news reporting — and that’s a good thing.
Carol Off’s powerful new memoir shows limits of what a journalist can do
3 years ago

Carol Off’s powerful new memoir shows limits of what a journalist can do

All We Leave Behind is an exploration of what we owe to those who help us find and share the truth.
New book brings academics and journalists together to talk about journalism’s future
4 years ago

New book brings academics and journalists together to talk about journalism’s future

By Marlene Murphy “What kinds of journalism do we think are worth protecting, and what are we willing to do to protect them?” Christine Crowther said that was the starting point for a new book, Journalism in Crisis. Crowther, a…
“Covering Canadian Crime” will spark debate about how reporters cover crime
4 years ago

“Covering Canadian Crime” will spark debate about how reporters cover crime

New book edited by Chris Richardson and Romayne Smith Fullerton offers behind-the-scenes looks at some of the most compelling Canadian crime stories.
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Sue-Ann Levy’s new book lacks tabloid crackle
4 years ago

Sue-Ann Levy’s new book lacks tabloid crackle

“Underdog: Confessions of a Right-Wing Gay Jewish Muckraker” chronicles Levy’s life and career.
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