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10,000 Not Out: The History of The Spectator 1828 - 2020

There is no journal with a livelier and richer history than The Spectator. As well as being the world's oldest current affairs magazine, none has been closer over the last two centuries to spheres of ..

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Apocalypse How?: Technology and the Threat of Disaster

As the world becomes better connected and we grow ever more dependent on technology, the risks to our infrastructure are multiplying. Whether it's a hostile state striking the national grid (like Russ..

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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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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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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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Home Stretch, The

Forty years of feminism, and still women do the majority of the housework. Why? In fact, whilst we're making slow but steady gains on gender disparities in the workplace, at home the gap is w..

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How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

In his bestselling books The Cult of the Amateur and The Internet is not the Answer, Andrew Keen exposed the cultural and social dangers posed by internet technology. What was once seen as a tool for ..

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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

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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Lost in a Good Game: Why we play video games and what they can do for us

'Etchells writes eloquently ... A heartfelt defence of a demonised pastime' - The Times 'Once in an age, a piece of culture comes along that feels like it was specifically created for you, the be..

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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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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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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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Shouting Zeros and Ones: Digital technology, ethics and policy in New Zealand: 2020

Data flows around the world as computers trade in 0s and 1s, silently making decisions that affect all of us, every day. Meanwhile, we humans shout louder than ever before, spreading news and opinio..

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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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True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News

"Fake news" is a term you've probably heard a lot in the last few years, but it's not a new phenomenon. From the ancient Egyptians to the French Revolution to Jack the Ripper and the founding fathers,..

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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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Young Guns: Obsession, Overwatch, and the Future of Gaming

Launched in January 2018, the Overwatch League (OWL) is the first large-scale concerted effort to build a competitive, global framework for an eSport that can rival the largest pro sports leagues. $3...

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