Category: Biographies Memoirs Of Journalists

By Craufurd D. Goodwin

ISBN-10: 0674368134

ISBN-13: 9780674368132

Unemployment, financial and financial coverage, and the benefits and disadvantages of unfastened markets have been the various concerns the journalist and public thinker Walter Lippmann defined to the general public throughout the melancholy, whilst expert economists expert at translating techniques for a lay viewers weren't but at the scene, as Craufurd Goodwin shows.

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By Keith Crawford

ISBN-10: 0718894359

ISBN-13: 9780718894351

A biography of the journalist and kid's editor and author, Arthur Mee (1875-1943). It attracts on nearly seven hundred letters despatched through Mee to his pal John Derry, in addition to letters among Mee and Alfred Harmsworth.
The e-book goals to permit readers to find the logo of Arthur Mee as journalist and kid's editor/author in the wider cultural, political and social context of britain c. 1900-1943 and supply an antidote to the “overly romanticized nostalgia hooked up to Mee's name”.
There is a spotlight on Mee’s patriotism, religion and trust in Empire, and dialogue of his production of the Children’s Encyclopaedia and Children’s Newspaper.

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By Egon Erwin Kisch,Guy Endore

Sensation reasonable: stories of Prague (Marktplatz der Sensationen) is the memoir of the author who increased journalism to the prestige of literature in twentieth century Europe. Taking his cue from the blind Czech balladeer who sang within the courtyard of his family’s Prague residence within the Nineties, Egon Erwin Kisch created a physique of labor established actually. Kisch wrote Sensation reasonable in Mexico in the course of his exile from Nazi-occupied Europe as Stefan Zweig used to be writing the realm of the day prior to this in Brazil. even if the writers have been primary ecu Jewish contemporaries, they can now not were extra varied. Sensation reasonable is the memoir of a former police reporter and committed Communist. His rollicking, ironic, muckraking portrait of turn-of-the century Prague is a passionate argument for the price of non-fiction narrative.

“delightfully and cleverly performed, with dozens of fine yarns and tales in it ... He writes with a slightly and a wit of his own.” – manhattan Times

“Sensation reasonable is brisk tale and haunting photograph of a adolescence in outdated Prague, journalism within the Austro-Hungarian Empire ... conspicuously different either in substance and temper. Egon Erwin Kisch can see lifestyles and write of it with incisive focus and romantic allusiveness, tenderness and ribaldry, humor and candor and scorn ... a full of life and mellow photograph, own and never too nostalgic, of a bygone world.” – ny Times

“One feels within the presence of this e-book, as within the presence of the writer himself, a richness and zest that can not be defeated within the so much tricky stipulations of exile ... instantly thought of and colloquial ... one sees mirrored the buoyancy and seriousness that are both simple to [Kisch’s] character.” – the recent Masses

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By David Binder

ISBN-10: 6155225745

ISBN-13: 9786155225741

ISBN-10: 9633860091

ISBN-13: 9789633860090

As a reporter for the distinguished manhattan occasions the writer interviewed the various major political figures of the Balkans (Illyria). He additionally sought out the area's intellectuals, lots of them severe in their leaders, and daily those who offer a feeling of lifestyle. He devotes a bankruptcy to every ethnic workforce from Vlachs to Serbs, talks approximately their adjustments and similarities, and does so with out giving offense. He additionally presents a quick ancient account of many of the locations he visits, which deepens our realizing of the neighborhood cultures.
The reader meets humans from all walks of existence: politicians, poets, literary and paintings critics, reporters, handymen, vehicle mechanics, fishermen and farmers. From Milovan Djilas and Nicolae Ceausescu to Markos Vafiadis and Sali Berisha to the Serbian “majstor” Misha and an un-named Bosnian bar singer, Binder's ebook contains a extraordinary gallery of individuals whose presence contributes authenticity and human heat to the narrative.

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By JOSÉ R. VILAMOR

ISBN-10: 152090441X

ISBN-13: 9781520904412

Hay usos y costumbres, unos desaparecidos y otros no, vividos por el autor. Hay una narración sincera sobre lo mal que todos, sin excepción, planificamos nuestras vidas. Perdemos más tiempo pensando en el futuro, sin darnos cuenta que nos acerca un poco más a l. a. muerte, que empeño ponemos en vivir con l. a. mayor intensidad el presente que es lo único que tenemos. Se nos insiste machaconamente en aprender del pasado cuando las coordenadas vitales del presente apenas nada tienen que ver con el tiempo anterior. Cuando doblan las campanas nos volvemos al pasado porque presente y futuro ya no hay.
Es importante despertar l. a. concept de los que están a tiempo de vivir el presente, de vivir su vida y no l. a. de los otros. A lo largo de l. a. obra se hacen muchas preguntas sobre si valieron l. a. pena todas las peripecias, las ilusiones frustradas, las logradas, los sueños, las hipocresías, las calladas, las adulaciones, las omisiones intencionadas...Ahora que el pasado es pasado, el presente es apenas recuerdo y el futuro es una densa nebulosa y una angustia sin respuesta, pienso que hemos vivido una ficción.
Aquí se cuentan historias, unas imaginarias, otras verídicas. l. a. ficción y l. a. realidad se funden de tal manera que separarlas, si lo consigue, será una ardua tarea del lector. Para mi no existen diferencias entre una y otra porque las dos forman parte de mi personality. Hay quien entiende que hechos y sentimientos en el periodismo deben seguir líneas paralelas, proposal con los angeles discrepo totalmente: deben deslizarse por los angeles misma senda.
Nombres como los de Dickens, Balzac, Zola, Larra, Galdós, son un buen ejemplo de que no existen fronteras entre el periodismo y l. a. literatura. Camilo José Cela señala que l. a. diferencia entre periodismo y literatura es el reloj, porque el instrumento que es l. a. lengua es el mismo. Manuel Rivas es todavía más explícito : “Digo escritor y no periodista a sabiendas. Para mi siempre fueron un mismo oficio. Manuel Vicent: “Mi actitud es los angeles misma ante un artículo que ante una novela. El periodismo es el gran género literario del siglo XX, del mismo modo que los angeles novela lo fue en el XIX, el ensayo en el XVIII, el teatro en el XVII o l. a. poesía en el XVI. Alejo Carpentier describía al periodista como un escritor que trabaja en caliente. Octavio Paz llegó a decir que l. a. buena poesía está impregnada de periodismo.
A lo largo de l. a. obra se habla de los angeles dificultad que entraña el saltar algunos cercos de nuestra vida, unas veces por desconocimiento de los angeles existencia de un más allá distinto, otras, por falta de arrojo para romper las cadenas que nos imponen l. a. sociedad circundante: los angeles familia, los angeles economía, l. a. política, los angeles religión que nos atenazan de tal manera que nos impiden, no sólo actuar, sino, incluso, pensar.
Unas citas, unas pinceladas para dibujar el último cerco que no podemos saltar:
Machado: al ultimate se va “cerrando el grifo de nuestros entusiasmos”.
Cervantes: “El tiempo es breve, las ansias crecen, las esperanzas menguan, y, con todo esto, llevo los angeles vida sobre el deseo que tengo de vivir”.
Leonardo Da Vinci a un amigo: “Disfruta del presente; no valores las propiedades; no busques honores. Evita el exceso, evita l. a. actividad. Disfruta el presente”. El académico florentino ante un fósil: ¡Oh tiempo, veloz depredador de las cosas creadas!
Lorenzo de Médicis, príncipe florentino y gran mecenas: “¡Cuán dulce es los angeles vida que tan pronto pasa, sed felices mientras podáis serlo”!
Lorca: “El más negative de los sentimientos es el de tener l. a. esperanza perdida.”
¿Valió los angeles pena? Esta pregunta se encuentra muchas veces a lo largo del libro. los angeles respuesta, cuando termines de leerlo. Tengo los angeles impresión de que mi existencia vuelve al circuito cerrado de l. a. aldea que tanto empeño puse en saltar, en abandonar.
Ya es tarde. No hay vuelta atrás.

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By Kris Radish

ISBN-10: 1940716438

ISBN-13: 9781940716435

a girl who concerns approximately sporting a .38 detailed in her handbag, approximately drowns in a desolate tract canyon, flies into the struggle in Bosnia, dances with the FBI, tells Geraldo he can not placed site visitors in inn rooms with rats and spends time with murderers, has quite a lot of tales to inform. Gravel at the aspect of the line: precise tales From a huge Who Has Been There is a bold and revealing experience itself. loved novelist Kris Radish returns to her non-fiction beginnings along with her first ebook of autobiographical essays.

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By Bill Steigerwald,Juan Williams

ISBN-10: 1493026186

ISBN-13: 9781493026180

ISBN-10: 1538431947

ISBN-13: 9781538431948

In 1948 so much white humans within the North had no inspiration how unjust and unequal everyday life was once for the ten million African american citizens dwelling within the South. yet that without notice replaced after Ray Sprigle, a well-known white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black guy within the Jim Crow South.

Escorted during the South’s parallel black society through John Wesley Dobbs, a old black civil rights pioneer from Atlanta, Sprigle met with sharecroppers, neighborhood black leaders, and households of lynching sufferers. He visited ramshackle black faculties and slept on the houses of wealthy black farmers and doctors.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter’s sequence was once syndicated coast to coast in white newspapers and carried into the South in simple terms by way of the Pittsburgh Courier, the country’s top black paper. His shiny descriptions and undisguised outrage at "the iniquitous Jim Crow approach" stunned the North, enraged the South, and ignited the 1st nationwide debate within the media approximately finishing America’s method of apartheid.

Six years prior to Brown v. Board of Education, seven years earlier than the homicide of Emmett until eventually, and 13 years prior to John Howard Griffin’s comparable test turned the bestseller Black Like Me, Sprigle’s intrepid journalism blasted into the yankee recognition the bleak truth of black lives within the South.

Author invoice Steigerwald elevates Sprigle’s groundbreaking exposé to its rightful position one of the seminal occasions of the early Civil Rights movement.

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By Cristina de Stefano,Sophie Royère

ISBN-10: 2226312730

ISBN-13: 9782226312730

Figure du journalisme italien au XXe siècle, Oriana Fallaci (1929-2006) dépasse largement les frontières du will pay qui l'a vue naître, les frontières géographiques autant que les frontières morales. Elle se définissait avant tout comme une femme libre.

Née dans une famille antifasciste, engagée dans los angeles Résistance aux côtés de son père, elle intègre à dix-sept ans l. a. rédaction d'un magazine de Florence. Dans ce monde essentiellement masculin, elle se distingue par son expertise, sa détermination, et une originalité qui défie les codes du journalisme de l'époque.

Des Etats-Unis au Vietnam, de l'Iran au Mexique, elle va sillonner l. a. planète, couvrir les grands événements, et rencontrer tous ceux qui font l'Histoire : Kissinger, Khomeini, Willy Brandt, Golda Meïr, Yasser Arafat, Kadhafi... autant d'interlocuteurs avec lesquels elle crée un lien franc et parfois brutal, au plus près de l'émotion et de los angeles contradiction. Au risque de déplaire et de s'attirer de nombreux ennemis. Le « sort » Oriana Fallaci est né.

Cristina De Stefano, journaliste et écrivain, retrace admirablement le parcours d'une aventurière du siècle et d'une pionnière. Elle nous dévoile aussi une Oriana intime, tourmentée et même romantique, qui a revendiqué jusqu'à los angeles fin de vivre sans tabou.

« los angeles femme, les armes, les amours. los angeles biographie de Cristina De Stefano ne se limite pas à retracer une vie à contre-courant et une carrière extraordinaire. Elle va au plus profond des pensées et des sensations nichées au coeur de l. a. fragilité d'un être. » Il Corriere della Sera

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By Robert Davies

ISBN-10: 1612510485

ISBN-13: 9781612510484

Hanson W. Baldwin used to be America's best-known army author and analyst within the twentieth Century masking conflicts from global struggle II to the Vietnam conflict. He was once the army editor of the recent York instances for 40 years and his dispatches from Guadalcanal and the Western Pacific received him a Pulitzer Prize in 1943.This first biography of this Naval Academy graduate starts with an appreciation of the human and literary values realized from his Baltimore newspaper kinfolk. His midshipman years, 1920-1924, taught him the price of focus. After 3 years of energetic provider, he selected the lifetime of a certified author. a number of days earlier than the 1929 inventory marketplace crash, he joined the hot York instances as a reporter. His occupation was once complicated through the patronage of the days writer and by means of the debate of one other eu warfare in 1937. He received a Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for his Guadalcanal sequence. After 1945, he concept the atomic bomb to be of constrained use at the battlefield in addition to within the politics of the chilly conflict. His information scoops disillusioned many yet have been in accordance with his choice to inform his readers what its executive used to be doing. His carrying on with feedback of Secretary McNamara's administration of the Vietnam battle and the days management's annoyance along with his pro-war place contributed to his choice to retire in March 1968. Later, he may in simple terms become aware of and to whinge over the decline of yankee values and its destructive results at the army. After his retirement he persevered to put in writing articles on army affairs for the inside track columns and Op-Ed web page of the hot York Times.

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By Robert D Sampson

ISBN-10: 0873387457

ISBN-13: 9780873387453

The lifetime of nineteenth-century journalist, diplomat, adventurer, and fanatic for misplaced motives John Louis O'Sullivan is mostly glimpsed simply briefly episodes, possibly as the parts of his lifestyles are often contradictory. An exponent of romantic democracy, O'Sullivan grew to become a defender of slavery. A champion of reforms for girls, hard work, criminals, and public faculties, he ended his lifestyles selling spiritualism. this primary full-length biography unearths a guy possessed of the idealism and promise, in addition to the prejudices and follies, of his age, a guy who sensed the innovative and releasing strength of radical democracy yet used to be not able to recognize the racial obstacles it needed to pass the satisfy its promise. certain to be welcomed by way of students of the Jacksonian period and others attracted to nineteenth-century American heritage, John L. O'Sullivan and His instances provides an in-depth exam of O'Sullivan's principles as they have been expressed within the Democratic evaluate and different newspapers and literary magazines that he edited. O?Sullivan was once a crusader whose efforts to finish capital punishment got here inside a hair's breadth of finishing placing in long island; an editor who referred to as down the wrath of the folks upon speculators, promoters of privilege and monopoly, and eloquently praised the virtues of majority ideas and voters correct to manage and rework their govt; a political operative who supported the unconventional wing of the Democratic occasion, battled nativists, and plotted process with a tender Samuel J. Tilden; a promoter of a clean American literature who considerably aided Hawthorne's occupation and familiarized his readers with the works of Whitman, Poe, Whittier, and Thoreau. via vast learn of fundamental fabrics, together with modern correspondence and journals of public figures corresponding to Martin Van Buren, William Marcy, Benjamin F. Butler, Samuel Tilden, and James okay. Polk, writer Robert D. Sampson explores the various points of this enigmatic determine, a guy defined by way of Nathaniel Hawthorne as "one of the truest and top males within the world".

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