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Media and Technology

100 Ideas That Changed the Web

This innovative title looks at the history of the Web from its early roots in the research projects of the US government to the interactive online world we know and use today. Fully illustrated with i..

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All Your Friends Like This: How Social Networks Took Over News

ALL YOUR FRIENDS LIKE THIS is all about the great media power shift from traditional media to readers: what we 'share' drives and creates the news. How do you get your news? Chances are, if you're an..

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Attention Merchants: From the Daily Newspaper to Social Media, How Our Time and Attention is Harvested and Sold

Attention merchant: an industrial-scale harvester of human attention. A firm whose business model is the mass capture of attention for resale to advertisers. In nearly every moment of our waking lives..

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Autumn of the Moguls

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SHOCKING NEW BOOK SHAKING US POLITICS: FIRE AND FURY, INSIDE THE TRUMP WHITEHOUSEA riveting, barnstorming, thrilling ride through the loud, lively and all-embracing world of the..

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

We are living through the greatest communication revolution since Gutenberg. In Breaking News Alan Rusbridger offers an open, personal and agenda-setting account of how we arrived at the news world of..

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

We are living in a modern world where falsehood regularly seems to overwhelm truth. The ability of billions of people to publish has created a vast amount of unreliable and false news which now compet..

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BWB Text: Broken Estate: Journalism in New Zealand

"It is easy to look at the extremity of `post truth' politics in the US and conclude that we must be doing something ok in New Zealand. But in many ways, the foundations of our media system are in wor..

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Dark Net

Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit lies a vast network of sites, communities and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits. A world that is as creative and complex as it is ..

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Darkening Web

With a skilful blend of anecdote and argument, leading cybersecurity thinker Alexander Klimburg brings us face to face with threats that the struggle for cyberspace present, from an apocalyptic scenar..

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Don't Dream it's Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Lay-offs. Online convergence. A mass of content and noise. Citizen journalists, clickbait and PR. Digital platforms. Political influence. Mainstream media. Funding. Regulations...There are many factor..

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End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection

Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean? Those of us who have lived both with and without the crowded connectivity of online life have a rare o..

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Exclusive!: The Last Days of Fleet Street - My Part in its Downfall

A rip-roaring memoir packed with salacious anecdotes by one of Fleet Street's most infamous journalists of the past half century.On a hot, sunny day last August, the final newspaper still working from..

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Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture

Genre and Television proposes a new understanding of television genres as cultural catagories, offering a set of in-depth historical and critical examinations to explore five key aspects of television..

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Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Award-winning journalist Nick Davies spent more than six years uncovering the truth about the crimes at the News of the World. Hack Attack is the definitive, inside story of the whole scandal. This b..

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Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong han..

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Head in the Cloud: The Power of Knowledge in the Age of Google

What's the point of knowing anything when facts are so easy to look up? Just reach for your computer, tablet or mobile and ask the sky. We're living in the golden age of rational ignorance where more ..

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Internet is Not the Answer

"In this sharp and witty book, long-time Silicon Valley observer and author Andrew Keen argues that, on balance, the Internet has had a disastrous impact on all our lives. By tracing the history of th..

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Intro: A practical guide to journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Intro covers the topics all journalists need to know for a career in journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, including: Finding and writing news, reporting specialist rounds (like politics and sport), rad..

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Last Train to Hilversum: A journey in search of the magic of radio

Despite the all-pervading influence of television ninety per cent of people in Britain still listen to the radio, clocking up over a billion hours of listening between us every week. It's a background..

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Making Headlines

As editor-in-chief of The Australian Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget in the country for over a dozen years. In this humorous and revealing book h..

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

The gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world. The last decade has seen the News industry face unp..

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and..

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Messenger, The

Every reporter knows the first rule of journalism: never betray your source. But what if your source turns out to be unworthy of your silence? What if it's your source who betrays you? The Messenger i..

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News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. Following on from his bestselling Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton turns now to look ..

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Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

`A tour de force.' - Professor Rodney Tiffen Before newspapers were ravaged by the digital age, they were a powerful force, especially in Australia - a country of newspaper giants and kingmak..

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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

'We were determined, from the start, to give a voice to the voiceless.' KANTOR AND TWOHEY On October 5, 2017, the New York Times published an article by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey that helped c..

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. 'It's about the terror, isn..

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Troll Hunting: Inside the world of online hate and its human fallout

In 2013, journalist Ginger Gorman was trolled online. She received scores of hateful tweets, including a death threat. She was terrified, but once the attack subsided, she found herself curious. Who w..

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War and the Death of News: From Battlefield to Newsroom - My Fifty Years in Journalism

A smoke bomb went off. Then shots were fired from buildings overlooking the square... The camera had a BBC News sign on it. Someone cried out from the crowd: `You are the world, you are the world, you..

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War and the Death of News: Reflections of a Grade B Reporter

Martin Bell has stood in war zones as both a soldier and a journalist. From Vietnam to Bosnia to Iraq, he has witnessed first-hand the dramatic changes in how conflicts are fought and how they are rep..

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War on Journalism: Media Moguls, Whistleblowers and the Price of Freedom

Racked by public distrust, cowed by government surveillance and powerful corporations, the mainstream media is in crisis. Newspapers which flourished for centuries and TV networks that once ruled the ..

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When We are No More: How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future

Our memory gives the human species a unique evolutionary advantage. Our stories, ideas, and innovations--in a word, our "culture"--can be recorded and passed on to future generations. Our enduring cul..

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You Are What You Read

Do you ever feel overwhelmed and powerless after watching the news? Does it make you feel sad about the world, without much hope for its future? Take a breath - the world is not as bad as the headline..

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