News Media Books

January 12, 2017

The Social Media Gospel: Sharing the Good News in New Ways

If you are responsible for managing digital communications in your parish, staying current with trends in the rapidly changing world of social media can seem like an overwhelming task. Which social medium platforms make sense for your church community? How can you make them an effective tool for ministry? As […]
January 9, 2017

Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News

In his nearly thirty years at CBS News, Emmy Award winner Bernard Goldberg earned a reputation as one of the preeminent reporters in the television news business. When he looked at his own industry, however, he saw that the media far too often ignored their primary mission: to provide objective, […]
January 9, 2017

Digital Transformation in Journalism and News Media: Media Management, Media Convergence and Globalization (Media Business and Innovation)

This book analyzes various digital transformation processes in journalism and news media. By investigating how these processes stimulate innovation, the authors identify new business and communication models, as well as digital strategies for a new environment of global information flows. The book will help journalists and practitioners working in news […]
January 9, 2017

Governing With the News, Second Edition: The News Media as a Political Institution (Studies in Communication, Media, and Public Opinion)

The ideal of a neutral, objective press has proven in recent years to be just that—an ideal. In Governing with the News, Timothy E. Cook goes far beyond the single claim that the press is not impartial to argue that the news media are in fact a political institution integral […]
January 9, 2017

Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News

On the evening of October 30, 1938, radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside. With sirens blaring in the background, announcers in the field described mysterious creatures, terrifying war machines, and thick clouds of poison gas moving toward […]
January 9, 2017

The News Media: What Everyone Needs to Know®

The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. Newspaper reporting has long shaped the way that we see the world, played key roles in exposing scandals, and has even been alleged to influence international policy. The past several years have seen the newspaper industry in a […]
January 6, 2017

News of the World: A Novel

National Book Award Finalist—Fiction It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In […]
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