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‘Impure’ Direct Quotes

Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore

in Language Turned on Itself: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metalinguistic Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231195
eISBN:
9780191710810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231195.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Some theorists argue that the data surrounding the practice of mixed quotation establish that it is not a real form of quotation (and in so doing they present a particular interpretation of (D7) and ... More


The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Julia Rabig

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the 1960s to the 1990s, civil rights, black power, and antipoverty activists confronted both deeply rooted forms of inequality and new variants produced by the urban crisis. Recognizing the ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 3, p. 8: June 13, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 13, 1907, where Dehkhodā introduces another of his specialized types, Meddler, shown here in a first-person composite of the self-interested fixer ... More


The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Lindsay Palmer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book conducts a cultural analysis of the labor of the news fixer—the locally based media employee who helps international correspondents research stories, set up interviews, translate foreign ... More


The Fixer and the Laurel Award

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s next important assignment was his most prestigious—adapting Bernard Malamud’s novel The Fixer for Eddie Lewis and John Frankenheimer. Trumbo faced a difficult task, and Malamud did not ... More


Time under Siege

Jared Gardner

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Placing comics journalism in relation to other media such as film, music, and magazines, Jared Gardner analyzes how Sacco manipulates time as both a thematic and a formal device that can pose ... More


Paper Fixes: The Making of Mobile Subjects in Peru’s Migration Industry

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how aspiring migrants navigate the world of document fixers, loan sharks, travel agents, lawyers, and state bureaucrats—including consular staff and U.S. immigration ... More


The Fourth Way of active citizenship:: Case studies from the Netherlands1

Ton van der Pennen and Hanneke Schreuders

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter spotlights civil collective initiatives which aim to enhance the liveability of urban neighbourhoods. People in the Netherlands are becoming more involved than ever in shaping their own ... More


Pattaya Beach Ground Zero

Peter Maguire and Mike Ritter

in Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161343
eISBN:
9780231535564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161343.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the beginnings of a lucrative trade in Thai sticks on Pattaya Beach, Thailand. The surfer scammers there found a clientele among the hippies and American expats, who shared ... More


The Dynamics of Exchange Rate Regimes

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the concept of “fixer” and “floater” in classifying countries during the gold standard period. These terms, though archaic, have not ceased to be relevant, and are seen still to ... More


The Making of a Fixer: Black Power, Corporate Power, and Affirmative Action

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Newark’s uprising set in motion a cycle of protest and persuasion that broke through some impasses. But the city’s decline and officials’ proclivity for reneging on agreements required strategies of ... More


Conclusion

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1970s and 1980s, the devolutionary politics of the New Federalism chipped away at the New Deal order, shifting funds from federal urban programs and undermining any attempt to sustain a ... More


The 1.5 Generation: Filipino Youth, Transmigrancy, and Masculinity

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines two novels by Filipino American writers: Brian Ascalon Roley’s American Son and Han Ong’s Fixer Chao. These novels document the lives of Filipino immigrants facing prejudice, ... More


Introduction: Defining the Labor: What Do News Fixers Do?

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction to this book begins with a detailed description of what news fixers are and how their work has evolved over time. Since the book focuses primarily on news fixing in the 21st century, ... More


Conceptualizing the Story

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses specifically on the labor of conceptualizing the story. When news fixers describe this element of their work, they tend to emphasize three things: (1) their role in anticipating ... More


Navigating the Logistics

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the labor of navigating the logistics. A central tenet of this chapter is the news fixers’ suggestion that logistical labor is skilled labor; this type of work requires ... More


Networking with Sources

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the labor of networking with sources. News fixers indicate that their networks of potential interviewees are perhaps the most lucrative thing they can offer a visiting ... More


Interpreting Unfamiliar Languages

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the labor of interpreting unfamiliar languages. Fixers place great emphasis on their role as translators, but they echo much of the recent scholarship on translation by ... More


Safeguarding the Journalist

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter explores the labor of safeguarding the journalist. Fixers represent themselves as playing a vital role in keeping foreign reporters out of harm’s way, most especially when these ... More


Conclusion: Relinquishing the Story: Where Does the Labor End?

Lindsay Palmer

in The Fixers: Local News Workers' Perspectives on International Reporting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190680824
eISBN:
9780190680855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680824.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion to this book examines the labor of relinquishing the story. Despite their active role in conceptualizing the story at its beginning and assisting with the construction of the story at ... More


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