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What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

Alterman, Eric
Basic 2003        Dewey Dec.    302

“Widely acclaimed and hotly contested, veteran journalist Eric Alterman’s ambitious investigation into the true nature of the U.S. news media touched a nerve and sparked debate across the country. As the question of whose interests the media protects-and how-continues to raise hackles, Alterman’s sharp, utterly convincing assessment cuts through the cloud of inflammatory rhetoric, settling the question of liberal bias in the news once and for all. Eye-opening, witty, and thoroughly and solidly researched, What Liberal Media? is required reading for media watchers, and anyone concerned about the potentially dangerous consequences for the future of democracy in America.” -Publisher. Journalism — Objectivity. Books on the media, journalism books pdf, books on journalism and mass communication pdf.

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

Anonymous
University of Minnesota Libraries 2016       

“Will support an engaging and interesting course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social, political and economic forces that will affect the future of media technology, but will challenge students to do their part in shaping that future.” – Open Textbook Library Website. Social Science / Media Studies. Journalism and mass communication book pdf, mass communication textbook pdf.

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Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism – Journalism Books PDF Free Download

Burns, Eric
Public Affairs 2006        Dewey Dec.    071

A perceptive and witty exploration of the most volatile period in the history of the American press. News correspondent and renonwned media historian Eric Burns tells of Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton and Sam Adams—the leading journalists among the Founding Fathers; of George Washington and John Adams, the leading disdainers of journalists; and Thomas Jefferson, the leading manipulator of journalists. Journalism pdf books, journalism and mass communications books pdf.

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Art of Newspaper Making. Three Lectures – Journalism Books PDF

Dana, C. A.
Appleton 1895        Dewey Dec.    070

Contents: The modern American newspaper; The profession of journalism; The making of a newspaper man.
Author: Charles Anderson Dana was an American journalist, author, and senior government official. He was a top aide to Horace Greeley as the managing editor of the powerful Republican newspaper New York Tribune until 1862. -Wikipedia. Journalism book pdf, journalism pdf download.

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Miskelly, Matthew, ed.
Gale 2012        Dewey Dec.    070

Identifies specific print and broadcast sources of news and advertising for trade, business, labor, and professionals. Arrangement is geographic with a thumbnail description of each local market. Indexes are classified (by format and subject matter) and alphabetical (by name and keyword). Book on mass media.

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Getting it Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

Germano, William P.
Univ. of Chicago 2001        Dewey Dec.    070.5

“The author deconstructs and demystifies what publishers and editors actually do and what authors should look for in finding the right house for their subject and in putting the right words in their contract. He also does a lot of hand-holding through the review process and the production of the manuscript.” -Booklist. Book on publishing pdf, mass communication books pdf free download.

Writing Fabulous Features – Journalism Textbook PDF

Kraft, Nicole
Ohio State University Pressbooks 2019

“Writing Fabulous Features” teaches the art and craft of feature writing to help readers learning to write non-fiction with flair. Journalism book pdf.

Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children’s Literature – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

Marcus, Leonard S.
Houghton Mifflin 2008        Dewey Dec.    070.5

An animated first-time history of the visionaries–editors, authors, librarians, booksellers, and others–whose passion for books has transformed American childhood and American culture.
What should children read? As the preeminent children’s literature authority, Leonard S. Marcus, shows incisively, that’s the three-hundred-year-old question that sparked the creation of a rambunctious children’s book publishing scene in Colonial times. And it’s the urgent issue that went on to fuel the transformation of twentieth-century children’s book publishing from a genteel backwater to big business. Marcus delivers a provocative look at the fierce turf wars fought among pioneering editors, progressive educators, and librarians–most of them women–throughout the twentieth century. Book on publishing industry pdf, printing and publishing pdf.

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Tools for Podcasting – Mass Communication and Journalism Books PDF

Olmsted, Jill
American University 2019

If you’re interested in learning about the growing universe of podcasting, how it works and finding tools and inspiration to create your own podcast, this online resource is for you. My focus is on audio podcasting and this practical guide will help you navigate the technology and best practices in an easy-to-understand handbook. Mass communication and journalism books pdf, podcasting books pdf.

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The Immigrant Press and Its Control – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

Park, Robert E.
NY: Harper & Brothers 1922        Dewey Dec.    070.4

This is a volume in the “Americanization Studies” series, which studied the methods of various agencies engaged in the work of Americanization of immigrants. The series was funded by the Carnegie Corporation, which often provided funding to such agencies. Headings are:

Part 1. Soil for the Immigrant Press
1. Why There is a Foreign-Language Press – 2. European Backgrounds of the Immigrant Press – 3. The Immigrant Press and Assimilation – 4. Enlightenment Through the Press

Part 2. Contents of the Foreign-Language Press
5. Advertising – 6. The Provincial Press – 7. The Cosmopolitan Press – 8. The Cosmopolitan Press and the War – 9. The Class War

Part 3. Natural History of the Immigrant Press
10. Press Established by the Early Immigrants – 11. The Later Immigrant Press – 12. The Press Reflects its Group – 13. The Struggle for Existence – 14. The Survival of the Fittest

Part 4. Control of the Press
15. The Levers of Control – 16. The Manipulations of Hammerling – 17. Enemy Propaganda and Government Intervention – 18. Control through Alliance. American newspapers — Foreign language press, Immigrants — United States. Journalism book pdf.

Reporting from Washington: The History of the Washington Press Corps – Mass Communication Book PDF

Ritchie, Donald A.
Oxford Univ. 2005        Dewey Dec.    071

Donald Ritchie here offers a vibrant chronicle of news coverage in our nation’s capital, from the early days of radio and print reporting and the heyday of the wire services to the brave new world of the Internet. Beginning with 1932, when a newly elected FDR energized the sleepy capital, Ritchie highlights the dramatic changes in journalism that have occurred in the last seven decades. We meet legendary columnists–including Walter Lippmann, Joseph Alsop, and Drew Pearson (voted “the best ratcatching reporter in town”)–as well as the great investigative reporters, from Paul Y. Anderson (who broke the Teapot Dome scandal) to the two green Washington Post reporters who launched the political story of the decade–Woodward and Bernstein. Journalism books pdf free download.

Writing for Strategic Communication Industries – Journalism Textbook PDF

Roberts, Jasmine
Ohio State University Libraries 2016       

“Good writing skills are important in today’s competitive work environment. This is especially the case for communication-related professions such as public relations, brand communication, journalism, and marketing. ‘Writing for Strategic Communication Industries’ emphasizes practical application of academic inquiry to help readers improve their writing skills.” -Open Textbook Library Website. Mass communication textbook pdf, journalism textbook pdf.

Centennial Newspaper Exhibition, 1876 – Journalism Books PDF

A complete list of American newspapers: a statement of the industries, characteristics, population, and location of towns in which they are published: also, a descriptive account of some of the great newspapers of the day

Geo. P. Rowell & Co., comp.
Geo. P. Rowell & Co. 1876

This book devotes about 170 pages to a listing of over 8,000 newspapers throughout the U.S., listed by state and locale. The remainder of the book contains extensive profiles of a number of major newspapers. American newspapers — Bibliography, United States — Exhibitions — Newspapers. Old journalism books pdf, journalism pdf download, journalism and mass communication books pdf.

CORE BOOKS – Journalism & Publishing

Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload

Kovach, Bill and Rosenstiel, Tom
Bloomsbury 2010


Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines

Friedlander, Edward Jay and Lee, John
Pearson 2008


What is Happening to News

Fuller, Jack
University of Chicago 2010


Getting It Published

Germano, William P.
University of Chicago 2009


The Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book

Poynter, Dan
Para 2007


International Literary Market Place 2007

Bowker, R. R.
R. R. Bowker 2007


Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the United States 2009 (Vol 1)

(Vol 2)

Bowker, R. R.
R. R. Bowker 2008


War at the Wall Street Journal

Ellison, Sarah
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America

McMillan, John
Oxford University 2011


Written Into History: Pulitzer Prize Reporting of the Twentieth Century from the New York Times

Lewis, Anthony
Times Books 2001


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About 500 free Telecommunications books pdf at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Telecommunications”. Some of the titles: The McGraw-Hill telecommunications factbook; Regulators’ revenge: the future of telecommunications deregulation; Communications and broadcasting; Communications in space, from wireless to satellite relay; Voice/data telecommunications systems: an introduction to technology; Internet jobs for the rest of us: they’re not just for geeks anymore; Electronic communications, Modern Electronic Communication, Broadcasting and Communications, Newton’s Telecom Dictionary, Telecommunications Technology, International Telecommunications, Telecom Crash Course, Intro to US Telecommunications Law, Network Cabling Handbook, Electronic Communication Systems. Book on mass media, journalism and mass communication book pdf.

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Broadcasting/Cable and Beyond: an Introduction to Modern Electronic Media – Mass Communication Books PDF

Dominick, Joseph R., et al.
McGraw-Hill 1993

Broadcasting/Cable and Beyond provides a comprehensive yet manageable view of the broadcasting and cable industries, with coverage of history, regulation, economics, and career opportunities.
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Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology – Mass Communication Books PDF

Dorf, Richard C.
CRC/Taylor & Francis 2005

Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology represents a concise yet definitive collection of key concepts, models, and equations in the fields of broadcasting and optical communication, thoughtfully gathered for convenient access.
Addressing the challenges involved in modern communications networks, Broadcasting and Optical Communication Technology explores communications, information theory, and devices, covering all the basic information needed for a thorough understanding of these areas. It also examines the emerging areas of adaptive estimation and optical communication, including lightwave technology, long-distance fiber optic communications, and photonic networks. Articles include defining terms, references, and sources of further information. Book on broadcasting pdf, mass communication books pdf.

A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable – Mass Communication Book PDF

Gordon, John Steele
Walker 2002        Dewey Dec.    384.1

Today, in a world in which news flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. In the mid-nineteenth century, they were a fact of life. The United States was remote from Europe, the center of world affairs—communication was only as quick as the fastest ship could cross the Atlantic—and instant contact seemed as unlikely then as walking on the moon did in the 1950s.
The Civil War had barely ended, however, when the Old and New Worlds were united by the successful laying of a cable across the Atlantic in 1866. John Steele Gordon’s book chronicles this extraordinary achievement, one of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century and perhaps of all time. It was an epic struggle, requiring a decade of effort, numerous failed attempts, millions of dollars in capital, a near disaster at sea, the overcoming of seemingly insurmountable technological problems (many of them entirely unforeseen before work commenced), and uncommon physical, financial, and intellectual courage. In the end, their accomplishment literally changed the world. Transatlantic cables — History. Book on mass communication pdf.

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Telecommunications: An Introduction to Electronic Media – Mass Communication Books PDF

Gross, Lynne S.
W.C. Brown 1988

This concise well-written text teaches students the essentials of telecommunications, whether they are consumers or future media practitioners. Telecommunications: An Introduction to Electronic Media, 7/e divides into two main sections: Section I focuses on the various media forms (i.e. commercial radio, cable television) and Section II focuses on the functions of media (i.e. programming, advertising). The chapters may be read in any sequence (with a glossary helping readers with unfamiliar terms if later chapters are read first). Books about broadcasting. Mass communication textbook pdf.

Telegraph Engineering – Vintage Mass Communication Books PDF

Hausmann, Erich
Van Nostrand 1922        Dewey Dec.    384

Subtitle: “A manual for practicing telegraph engineers and engineering students”.
“Considers overland and submarine telegraph engineering in their ordinary and also in their less commonly discussed applications. Among the latter are included fire alarm and police patrol systems, telautograph, television, and military induction systems. Does not deal with wireless work.”
“A knowledge of algebra is essential for the study of the theoretical parts, and familiarity with calculus is desirable, though the descriptive chapters and the portions on traffic should make the volume interesting and valuable to all telegraph workers.”
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Communications and Broadcasting – Mass Communications Book PDF Free Download

Henderson, Harry
Facts on File 1997

This volume explores the inventors and inventions that have made modern communications and broadcasting possible and the scientific ideas used to visualize and build new communications devices. Each of the inventions discussed has had profound societal effects that go beyond entertaining people and helping them communicate. Books on broadcasting pdf, mass communication books pdf.

Selected Articles on Government Ownership of Telegraph and Telephone – Vintage Books on Mass Communication PDF

Judson, Katharine B., comp.
H. W. Wilson 1914        Dewey Dec.    384

In the first decades of the 20th century publisher H.W. Wilson produced many volumes in its Debaters’ Handbook Series on social and political issues that were under discussion at the time. Each book contains the full text of selected articles and documents representing opposing views on the issue, along with a substantial bibliography of books and articles. Telegraph — United States, Telephone — United States.

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Wireless Telegraphy and Wireless Telephony; An Elementary Treatise – Vintage Book on Broadcasting PDF

Kennelly, Arthur Edwin
Moffat, Yard 1913        Dewey Dec.    384

“One of the best works for the general reader, clear, untechnical, authoritative. Incorporates the development in wireless telegraphy since the first edition (1906) and adds description of wireless telephony.” – A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11. Books about telecommunications. Books on broadcasting pdf, mass communication books pdf.

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Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age – Mass Communication PDF Free Download

Knopper, Steve
Soft Skull 2010        Dewey Dec.    384

For the first time, Appetite for Self-Destruction recounts the epic story of the precipitous rise and fall of the recording industry over the past three decades, when the incredible success of the CD turned the music business into one of the most glamorous, high-profile industries in the world — and the advent of file sharing brought it to its knees. In a comprehensive, fast-paced account full of larger-than-life personalities, Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper shows that, after the incredible wealth and excess of the ’80s and ’90s, Sony, Warner, and the other big players brought about their own downfall through years of denial and bad decisions in the face of dramatic advances in technology. Sound recording industry — History. Book on publishing industry pdf, journalism and mass communication books pdf.

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (5 vols) – Mass Communication Books PDF Free Download

An Annual Guide to Publications and Broadcasting Stations, including newspapers, journals, radio stations, television stations, and cable systems

Miskelly, Matthew, ed.
Gale 2016       

Vol 1: U.S. & Canada: Alabama-New Hampshire
Vol 2: U.S. and Canada: New Jersey-Wyoming, Canada
Vol 3: U.S. and Canada: Broadcast Networks and News and Feature Syndicates, Indexes and Tables
Vol 4: U.S. and Canada: Regional Market Index
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Wireless Nation: The Frenzied Launch of the Cellular Revolution in America – Books on Broadcasting PDF

Murray, James B. Jr.
Perseus 2001        Dewey Dec.    384.5

‘Wireless Nation’ is two fascinating stories in one; It’s the sensational account of the entrepreneurs and corporate barons who built America’s wireless industry, and an insider’s perspective on the greatest government boondoggle of our time. Written by industry insider James B. Murray, Jr., ‘Wireless Nation’ details how the genesis of the cell phone business became the biggest federal giveaway since the Oklahoma Land Rush – and the most misguided one in history. From 1985 on, the U.S. government essentially ran a casino, awarding invaluable spectrum licenses – the coveted permits needed to run cell phone systems – via lottery. Book on broadcasting pdf, mass communication books pdf.

Principles of Wireless Telegraphy – Mass Communication Books PDF

Pierce, George Washington
McGraw-Hill 1910        Dewey Dec.    384

“Excellent work for the student, scientific and authoritative. its distinguishing features are its completeness as to practical points and the amount of information on recent developments.” -A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11. Telegraph, Wireless. Book on media history pdf, mass communications books pdf.

Writing for Strategic Communication Industries – Mass Communication Textbook PDF

Roberts, Jasmine
Ohio State University Libraries 2016

Good writing skills are important in today’s competitive work environment. This is especially the case for communication-related professions such as public relations, brand communication, journalism, and marketing. Writing for Strategic Communication Industries emphasizes practical application of academic inquiry to help readers improve their writing skills. Mass communication textbook pdf.

Introduction to Telecommunications – Mass Communication Books PDF

Rosengrant, Martha A.
Prentice Hall 2002        Dewey Dec.    384

It is essentials that readers understand both the technical concepts and the application of the concepts in the industry. This edition uses analogies, case studies and multiple diagrams to explain concepts and help reduce the complexity of the technical subject matter. Layering, organizing and making the information meaningful is the foundation behind the design and structure of this book. The first layer presents a high level view of the subject matter; terms are introduced and overviews presented. The second layer focuses on fundamental concepts such as protocols, the OSI layer and so forth. Once the core concepts have been defined, they are then incorporated into real world scenarios that are used to merge the theory with the application. Books about telecommunications pdf, mass communication books pdf.

Broadcasting in America: A Survey of Electronic Media – Mass Communication and Journalism Books PDF

Sterling, Christopher H., et al.
Houghton Mifflin 1998

“Broadcasting in America” offers authoritative coverage of electronic media. While taking a domestic focus, the text also offers an entire chapter on issues affecting international broadcasting. The text’ s multidisciplinary perspective enables students to examine the role of electronic media in economics, law, history, and social sciences. In addition, the authors provide the most up-to-date information on broadcasting trends, including wireless communication. Broadcasting — United States. Mass communication book pdf.

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Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music – Mass Communication and Journalism Books PDF

Suisman, David
Harvard Univ. 2009        Dewey Dec.    338.4

From Tin Pan Alley to grand opera, player-pianos to phonograph records, David Suisman’s Selling Sounds explores the rise of music as big business and the creation of a radically new musical culture. Around the turn of the twentieth century, music entrepreneurs laid the foundation for today’s vast industry, with new products, technologies, and commercial strategies to incorporate music into the daily rhythm of modern life. Popular songs filled the air with a new kind of musical pleasure, phonographs brought opera into the parlor, and celebrity performers like Enrico Caruso captivated the imagination of consumers from coast to coast. Selling Sounds uncovers the origins of the culture industry in music and chronicles how music ignited an auditory explosion … Books on the media, journalism and mass communication book pdf.

Telephonology. A Description of Modern Telephone Appliances – Mass Communication and Journalism Books PDF

Van Deventer, Harry Randolph
McGraw-Hill 1910        Dewey Dec.    384

Subtitle: “A common sense treatise of the erection, equipment and maintenance of telephone exchanges. Line, instrument and switchboard troubles and their remedies”.
“Very complete, simple presentation of practically all phases of telephone work, for practical men or students not expert in telephone matters.” -A.L.A.Catalog 1904-11. Book on mass communication pdf.

CORE BOOKS – Broadcasting

Something in the Air: Radio, Rock, and the Revolution that Shaped a Generation

Fisher, Marc
Random House 2007


Voice of America: A History

Heil, Alan L.
Columbia University 2003

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