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Beyond NewsThe Future of Journalism

Beyond News: The Future of Journalism

Mitchell Stephens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159388
eISBN:
9780231536295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159388.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book provides an original, sometimes critical, examination of contemporary journalism, both on- and offline, and proposes a new standard for journalism (wisdom journalism) that brings together ... More

Contemporary DriftGenre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Theodore Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What does it mean to call something “contemporary”? More than simply denoting what’s new, it speaks to how we come to know the present we’re living in and how we develop a shared story about it. The ... More

"Do You Have a Band?"Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City

"Do You Have a Band?": Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City

Daniel Kane

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231162975
eISBN:
9780231544603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1960s, throughout the 1970s, and into the 1980s, New York City poets and musicians played together, published each other, and inspired one another to create groundbreaking art. In "Do ... More

Lasting ImpressionsThe Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

Jesse Matz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231164061
eISBN:
9780231543057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Impressionism captured the world's imagination in the late nineteenth century and remains with us today. Portraying the dynamic effects of modernity, impressionist artists revolutionized the arts and ... More

The New CensorshipInside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Joel Simon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Journalists are being imprisoned and killed in record numbers. Online surveillance is annihilating privacy, and the Internet can be brought under government control at any time. This book warns that ... More

Not So DifferentFinding Human Nature in Animals

Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals

Nathan H. Lents

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178327
eISBN:
9780231541756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178327.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Animals fall in love, establish rules for fair play, exchange valued goods and services, hold “funerals” for fallen comrades, deploy sex as a weapon, and communicate with one another using rich ... More

Second ReadWriters Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

The Staff of the Columbia Journalism Review and James Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Columbia Journalism Review's Second Read series features distinguished journalists revisiting key works of reportage. Launched in 2004, the series also allows authors to address such ongoing ... More

Tainted WitnessWhy We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Leigh Gilmore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In 1991, Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas's Senate confirmation hearing brought the problem of sexual harassment to a public audience. Although widely believed by women, Hill was defamed ... More

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