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Download E-books No Place to Hide - Sotto controllo_ Edward Snowden e la sorveglianza di massa PDF

January 2, 2017 | Journalism | By admin | 0 Comments

By Glenn Greenwald

Libro inchiesta di Glenn Greenwald sul caso Snowden e l. a. sorveglianza elettronica di massa da parte del governo americano: No position to conceal, sotto controllo, un libro importante che ha vinto il premio Pulitzer 2014 e che sembra un romanzo di spionaggio con tutta l’intensità di un thriller.

Il libro prende le mosse dall’inchiesta di Greenwald, giornalista di punta del dad or mum contattato da Snowden alla superb del 2012, e ripercorre tappe, polemiche e retroscena del Datagate, il caso scoppiato in seguito alla pubblicazione di informazioni riservate che hanno sconvolto los angeles politica americana.

Edward Snowden è il giovane informatico che dopo aver lavorato in line with los angeles CIA e l’NSA, l’onnipotente Agenzia consistent with los angeles Sicurezza Nazionale americana, a good 2012 sceglie di denunciare il gigantesco programma di sorveglianza di massa che l’NSA ha messo in piedi, “obbligando le società telefoniche a fornire i tabulati di tutte le comunicazioni tra cittadini americani e con l’estero, acquisendo dati dai server dei giganti dell’informatica e di net, spiando chief politici o funzionari europei o aziende concorrenti di società americane, accedendo ai testi di miliardi di e mail, entrando in cellulari e machine in tutto il mondo…”, un programma che annulla il concetto di privateness e che dà libero accesso a tutti i dati personali a livello internazionale.

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Download E-books Children of the Occupation: Japan's Untold Story (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies) PDF

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By Walter Hamilton

Following global struggle II, the Allied Powers occupied Japan from 1945 to 1952, leaving a human legacy: millions of youngsters of jap moms fathered via males from Australia, the USA, New Zealand, India, and Britain. those mixed-race offspring, and sometimes their moms, confronted severe discrimination.

Based on interviews with or examine on a hundred and fifty konketsuji—a now-taboo be aware for "mixed-blood" Japanese—journalist Walter Hamilton offers bright first-person bills of those adults as they take note their reports of adolescence loss. utilizing archival fabric from corporations devoted to supporting the youngsters, he combines relocating own stories with old and political analyses of foreign race kin and immigration coverage, fairly in North the USA and Australia.

Not in basic terms have been attitudes and behaviors of the japanese biased opposed to the mixed-race teenagers, yet so have been the restrictive and prejudicial immigration rules of the fathers’ local nations. Japan’s racial intolerance used to be totally matched within the countries it fought opposed to. Hamilton examines how attitudes approximately race kinfolk have developed and lines the impression of racial ideology on nationwide coverage and cultural identification in Australia, Japan, and the United States.

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Download E-books The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and The Public Should Expect PDF

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By Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel

The e-book that each Citizen and Journalist should still Read

“What this ebook does larger than any unmarried e-book on media historical past, ethics, or perform is
weave . . . [together] why media audiences have fled and why new know-how and megacorporate possession are placing strong journalism at risk.” —Rasmi Simhan, Boston Globe

“Kovach and Rosenstiel’s essays on each one [element] are concise gem stones, packed with insights helpful of changing into axiomatic. . . . The ebook should still turn into crucial interpreting for journalism pros and scholars and for the electorate they target to serve.” —Carl periods Stepp, American Journalism Review

“If you think that newshounds don't know what you will want . . . here's a ebook that consents with you. Better—it has ideas. the weather of Journalism is written for newshounds, yet any citizen who wonders why the scoop turns out trivial or uninspiring should still learn it.” —Marta Salij, Detroit unfastened Press

The components of journalism are:
* Journalism’s first legal responsibility is to the truth.
* Its first loyalty is to citizens.
* Its essence is a self-discipline of verification.
* Its practitioners needs to continue an independence from these they cover.
* It needs to function an self sustaining computer screen of power.
* It needs to supply a discussion board for public feedback and compromise.
* It needs to try to make the numerous attention-grabbing and relevant.
* It needs to preserve the inside track complete and proportional.
* Its practitioners needs to be allowed to workout their own moral sense.

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Download E-books Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

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By Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford used to be a member of 1 of England’s so much mythical households (among her sisters have been the novelist Nancy Mitford and the present Duchess of Devonshire) and one of many nice muckraking newshounds of recent instances. Leaving England for the US, she pursued a occupation as an investigative reporter and unrepentant gadfly, publicizing not just the misdeeds of, so much famously, the funeral company (The American method of Death, a bestseller) and the felony company (Kind and ordinary Punishment), but in addition of writing faculties and weightloss courses. Mitford’s diligence, unfailing skepticism, and acid pen made her one of many nice chroniclers of the mischief humans wake up to within the pursuit of revenue and the identify of good. Poison Penmanship collects seventeen of Mitford’s best pieces—about every little thing from crummy spas to network-TV censorship—and fills them out with the tale of the way she bought the news and, no much less interesting, how the tale built after book. The ebook is a satisfaction to learn: few newshounds have ever been as humorous as Mitford, or as proficient at getting round in these darkish, cobwebbed corners the place sleek the US models its glossy offers. It’s additionally an unequaled and precious handbook of the high-quality artwork of investigative reporting.

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Download E-books Investment in Blood: The True Cost of Britain’s Afghan War PDF

January 2, 2017 | Journalism | By admin | 0 Comments

By Frank Ledwidge

during this follow-up to his much-praised booklet Losing Small Wars: British army Failure in Iraq and Afghanistan, Frank Ledwidge argues that Britain has paid a heavy fee – either financially and in human phrases – for its involvement within the Afghanistan conflict. Ledwidge calculates the excessive cost paid through British infantrymen and their households, taxpayers within the uk, and, most significantly, Afghan voters, highlighting the millions of deaths and accidents, the big amount of cash spent bolstering a corrupt Afghan govt, and the long term harm performed to the British military’s foreign reputation.
 
during this hard-hitting exposé, in response to interviews, rigorous on-the-ground examine, and respectable info received throughout the Freedom of knowledge Act, Ledwidge demonstrates the folly of Britain’s prolonged participation in an unwinnable conflict. Arguing that the single real beneficiaries of the clash are improvement specialists, foreign fingers buyers, and Afghan drug kingpins, he offers a strong, eye-opening, and sometimes heartbreaking account of army adventurism long past horribly wrong.

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Download E-books À «Combat». Éditoriaux et articles (1944-1947) PDF

January 2, 2017 | Journalism | By admin | 0 Comments

By Albert Camus

Entre le 21 août 1944 et le three juin 1947, Albert Camus est rédacteur en chef et éditorialiste à wrestle.

Ses a hundred sixty five articles – signés, authentifiés, ou légitimement attribuables – nous transmettent le témoignage lucide d’un journaliste conscient de ses responsabilités dans une époque où, au sortir de l’Occupation, il faut à los angeles fois réorganiser los angeles vie quotidienne et dessiner l’avenir de los angeles France et de l’Europe. Sur de multiples sujets – los angeles politique intérieure ; l’épuration ; l. a. politique étrangère ; les droits, les devoirs et le rôle d’une nouvelle presse ; los angeles politique coloniale, et, en particulier, los angeles nécessité de doter l’Algérie d’un nouveau statut –, Camus informe et réagit.

On entend dans ces textes los angeles voix passionnée d’un écrivain dans l’histoire, épris de justice, de liberté et de vérité ; mais aussi obstinément soucieux d’introduire los angeles morale en politique et d’exiger le appreciate de l. a. dignité humaine.

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Download E-books A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia PDF

January 2, 2017 | Journalism | By admin | 0 Comments

Anna Politkovskaya, one in every of Russia’s such a lot fearless newshounds, was once gunned down in a freelance killing in Moscow within the fall of 2006. prior to her demise, Politkovskaya accomplished this searing, intimate checklist of existence in Russia from the parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the awful summer season of 2005, while the state used to be nonetheless reeling from the horrors of the Beslan college siege. In A Russian Diary, Politkovskaya dares to inform the reality concerning the devastation of Russia lower than Vladimir Putin–a fact the entire extra pressing due to the fact that her tragic demise.
Writing with unflinching readability, Politkovskaya depicts a society strangled via cynicism and corruption. because the Russian elections draw close to, Politkovskaya describes how Putin neutralizes or jails his competitors, muzzles the click, shamelessly lies to the public–and then secures a sham landslide that plunges the population into mass melancholy. In Moscow, oligarchs blow hundreds of thousands of rubles on nights of partying whereas Russian infantrymen freeze to dying. Terrorist assaults turn into virtually typical occasions. uncomplicated freedoms dwindle day-by-day.

And then, in September 2004, armed terrorists take greater than twelve hundred hostages within the Beslan college, and a special form of insanity descends.
In prose incandescent with outrage, Politkovskaya captures either the horror and the absurdity of existence in Putin’s Russia: She fearlessly interviews a deranged Chechen warlord in his fortified lair. She documents the numb grief of a mom who misplaced a baby within the Beslan siege and but clings to the fable that her son will go back domestic sometime. The remarkable ostentation of the recent wealthy, the glimmer of desire that incorporates the association of the social gathering of squaddies’ moms, the mounting police brutality, the fathomless public apathy–all are woven into Politkovskaya’s devastating portrait of Russia today.

“If anyone thinks they could take convenience from the ‘optimistic’ forecast, allow them to do so,” Politkovskaya writes. “It is unquestionably the simpler method, however it can also be a loss of life sentence for our grandchildren.”

A Russian Diary is testomony to Politkovskaya’s ferocious refusal to take the better way–and the bad cost she paid for it. it's a excellent, uncompromising exposé of a deteriorating society via one of many world’s bravest writers.

Praise for Anna Politkovskaya
“Anna Politkovskaya outlined the human judgment of right and wrong. Her relentless pursuit of the reality within the face of hazard and darkness testifies to her individual position in journalism–and humanity. This ebook merits to be largely read.”
–Christiane Amanpour, leader foreign correspondent, CNN

“Like all nice investigative journalists, Anna Politkovskaya introduced ahead human truths that rewrote the professional tale. we'll proceed to learn her, and examine from her, for years.”
–Salman Rushdie

“Suppression of freedom of speech, of expression, reaches its savage final within the homicide of a author. Anna Politkovskaya refused to lie, in her paintings; her homicide is a ghastly act, and an assault on global literature.”
–Nadine Gordimer

“Beyond mourning her, it might be extra seemly to recollect her via paying attention to what she wrote.”
–James Meek

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Download E-books Getting It Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism PDF

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By W. Joseph Campbell

Did the Washington Post deliver down Richard Nixon through reporting at the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic comment by means of Walter Cronkite successfully finish the Vietnam warfare? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to “furnish the warfare” within the 1898 clash with Spain? In Getting It Wrong, W. Joseph Campbell addresses and dismantles those and different popular media-driven myths—stories approximately or by means of the scoop media which are generally believed yet which, on shut exam, turn out apocryphal. In a desirable exploration of those and different cases—including the supposedly awesome insurance of latest Orleans in the course of storm Katrina—Campbell describes how myths like those can feed stereotypes, deflect blame from policymakers, and overstate the ability and effect of the scoop media.

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Download E-books The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors PDF

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By Matthew Winkler, Jennifer Sondag

The final advisor to monetary reporting, from the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News

The Bloomberg approach: A advisor for journalists and Editors is the last word instruction manual for enterprise and fiscal reporting. A compilation of greater than twenty years worthy of knowledge and adventure from one of many world's greatest information enterprises, the e-book includes the knowledge and information newshounds, editors, and scholars have to be first, quickest, and actual. Bloomberg information Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler courses readers in the course of the whole reporting strategy, concerning top practices and caution opposed to universal mistakes.

More than ever prior to, exact reporting is essential, as expanding numbers of individuals and associations are plagued by what occurs on Wall highway, and knowledge can circulate international markets. The Bloomberg approach: A consultant for journalists and Editors info either the coaching and creation points that produce nice information, and offers an within examine the tools utilized by an elite monetary reporting establishment. The e-book is going way past "Journalism a hundred and one" to supply information particular to company and monetary reporting, empowering newshounds and editors to strengthen their very own tools in the directions of reliable, moral reporting. issues include:

  • Style, voice, jargon, and why strong writing matters
  • Stocks, bonds, currencies, and protecting markets
  • Debt, gains, M&A, and reporting on companies
  • Government financing, opinion polls, and following the money

The ebook additionally offers counsel on taking an concept from pitch to book, and comprises large info on public accountability, libel, transparency, and different moral matters. among the 24-hour information cycle and the present economy, monetary newshounds have to holiday information correctly and informatively. The 13th version of The Bloomberg method: A consultant for newshounds and Editors is the definitive consultant to reporting and modifying the tale of cash and finance.

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