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DiConsiglio, John.

Summary: Looks at changes in how news is gathered and reported over the course of history, from newspapers and magazines to the Internet, shares perspectives on political bias, social media, hype, and other topics, and includes case studies, featureboxes, and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 071 DIC

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Every day throughout the world, people watch newscasts, read newspapers, and consume news online. But what goes into producing that news? How Journalists Work goes behind the scenes to give readers a glimpse at how reporters gather and synthesize information to produce the news reports that keep us informed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 071 HAR

Gladstone, Brooke

Summary: The cohost of NPR's "On the Media" narrates, in cartoon form, two millennia of history of the influence of the media on the populace, from newspapers in Caesar's Rome to the penny press of the American Revolution to today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 GLA

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

Summary: This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Pictures 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAG

Campbell, W. Joseph.

Summary: Did the Washington Post bring down Richard Nixon by reporting on the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic remark by Walter Cronkite effectively end the Vietnam War? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to "finish the war" in the 1898 conflict with Spain? In Getting It Wrong, W. Joseph Campbell addresses and dismantles such prominent media-driven myths--stories about or by the news media that are widely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 071.3 CAM

Pelleschi, Andrea

Summary: "Olivia and Oscar learn how to write an opinion piece to help save their favorite crossing guard's job. Concepts include; prewriting, graphic organizers and linking words. Activities in the back help the reader write their own opinion piece"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808 PEL

Messner, Kate

Summary: From multiple perspectives, tells of a time capsule project and the middle schoolers who contribute, including future journalist Nora Tucker and newcomer Elidee Jones, whose brother is in the local prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Summary: Legendary newsman Mike Wallace unflinchingly interrogated the twentieth century's biggest figures in over 50 years on the air, and his aggressive reporting style and showmanship redefined what America came to expect from broadcasters. Unearthing decades of never-before-seen footage from the 60 Minutes vault, this documentary portrait explores what drove and plagued this restless reporter, whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Weber, Ronald

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Summary: Vividly capturing the heady times in the waning months of World War II, Ronald Weber follows the exploits of Allied reporters as they flooded into liberated Paris after four dark years of Nazi occupation. He traces the remarkable adventures of the men and women who lived, worked, and played in the legendary Hotel Scribe, set in a highly fashionable part of the largely undamaged city. Press...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 WEB

Summary: The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2014

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Attkisson, Sharyl

Summary: A CBS reporter reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism in today's media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 ATT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 ATT

Summary: 19 Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour. International media coverage of the Arab world and its many complex, interconnected conflicts is dominated by the work of Western correspondents, many of whom are white and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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Cronkite, Walter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audioworks 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN ARTS CRO

Summary: Independent journalists like Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, and Matt Taibbi are changing the face of journalism, providing investigative, adversarial alternatives to mainstream, corporate news outlets. Cameras follow as they expose government and corporate deception; just as the ground-breaking independent journalist I.F. Stone did decades ago.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 DVD All 2017

Summary: This guide to newswriting details the Associated Press rules on grammar, spelling, capitalization and abbreviation. Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in writing style, the stylebook is an essential reference for journalists, students, editors, and writers in all professions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 ASS
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 808 ASS

Summary: Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 363 WE

McDonell, Terry

Summary: Terry McDonell has top-edited some of the most influential publications in American journalism. His new book pulls back the curtain on his four-decade career as an editor, journalist, and media entrepreneur, with stops at more than a dozen magazines: from the launch of Outside through tenures at Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and, most recently, cofounding the literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCDONELL, TERRY MCD

Summary: Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Sex 2009

Associated Press

Summary: Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook is a must-have reference for writers, editors, students and professionals. It provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Fully revised and updated, this 2017 edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entries -- including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Associated Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 ASS
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 028 ASS

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Media consumers rely on objectivity from their news sources, but that's not always a realistic expectation. Uncovering Bias in the News looks at the ways in which multiple media outlets can cover the same story in vastly different ways, the reasons for these differences, and how to recognize bias in a news report."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 071 HAR

Sweet, Lois

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Quay Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.042 SWE

Summary: In a time of reckoning, this year's National Magazine Awards finalists and winners focus on abuse of power in many forms. Ronan Farrow's Pulitzer Prize-winning revelation of Harvey Weinstein's depredations (New Yorker), along with Rebecca Traister's charged commentary for New York and Laurie Penny's incisive Longreads columns, speak to the urgency of the #MeToo moment. Ginger Thompson's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.008 BES

Summary: For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Wright Thompson, a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine, proves more than up to the task by curating this truly exceptional collection. The only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 BES