By Udo Ulfkotte
Journalisten manipulieren uns im Interesse der Mächtigen Haben auch Sie das Gefühl, häufig manipuliert und von den Medien belogen zu werden? Dann geht es Ihnen wie der Mehrheit der Deutschen. Bislang galt es als »Verschwörungstheorie«, dass Leitmedien uns Bürger mit Propagandatechniken gezielt manipulieren. Jetzt enthüllt ein Insider, was once wirklich hinter den Kulissen passiert. Der Journalist Udo Ulfkotte schämt sich heute dafür, dass er 17 Jahre für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung gearbeitet hat. Bevor der Autor die geheimen Netzwerke der Macht enthüllt, übt er konsequent Selbstkritik. Er dokumentiert hier zum ersten Mal, wie er für seine Berichterstattung in der FAZ geschmiert und die Korruption gefördert wurde. Und er enthüllt, warum Meinungsführer tendenziös berichten und wie der verlängerte Arm der NATO-Pressestelle Kriege medial vorbereitet. Wie selbstverständlich wurde auch der Autor in die Netzwerke amerikanischer Eliteorganisationen aufgenommen, erhielt im Gegenzug für optimistic Berichterstattung in den united states sogar eine Ehrenbürgerurkunde. In diesem Buch erfahren Sie, in welchen Lobbyorganisationen welche Journalisten vertreten sind. Der Autor nennt Hunderte Namen und blickt auch hinter die Kulissen jener Organisationen, welche unsere Medien propagandistisch einseitig beeinflussen, etwa: Atlantik-Brücke, Trilaterale Kommission, German Marshall Fund, American Council on Germany, American Academy, Aspen Institute und Institut für Europäische Politik. Enthüllt werden zudem die geheimdienstlichen Hintergründe zu Lobbygruppen, die Propagandatechniken und die Formulare, mit denen guy etwa bei der US-Botschaft Fördergelder für Projekte zur gezielten Beeinflussung der öffentlichen Meinung in Deutschland abrufen kann. Wenn die CIA vorgibt, was once geschrieben wird Können Sie sich vorstellen, dass Geheimdienstmitarbeiter in Redaktionen Texte verfassen, welche dann im redaktionellen Teil unter den Namen bekannter Journalisten veröffentlicht werden? Wissen Sie, welche Journalisten welcher Medien für ihre Berichterstattung geschmiert wurden? Und haben Sie eine ungefähre Vorstellung davon, wie renommierte »Journalistenpreise« vergeben werden? Da geht es im Hintergrund zu wie bei den einstigen Ehrungen der »Helden der Arbeit« in der früheren DDR da wird Propagandaarbeit ausgezeichnet. Vom Journalisten zum Propagandisten ist es nicht weit. Wenn Sie dieses Buch gelesen haben, werden Sie unsere Zeitungen mit ganz anderen Augen sehen, den Fernseher öfter einfach abschalten und auch wissen, was once Sie dem Radio noch glauben können: quick nichts. Denn Ulfkotte schreibt auch penibel auf, welcher Sender welcher politischen Partei gehört und welche Journalisten wie beeinflusst werden. Sie erkennen, wie Sie manipuliert werden und Sie wissen, von wem und warum. Am Ende wird klar: Meinungsvielfalt wird jetzt nur noch simuliert. Denn unsere »Nachrichten« sind häufig reine Gehirnwäsche.
By A. J. Liebling
Also known as "Liebling low-life pieces," the essays in The cell sales space Indian boisterously have a good time raffishness. A. J. Liebling liked a great rip-off and knew the best way to domesticate the scammers. cellphone sales space Indians (entrepreneurs so impecunious that they behavior company from cellphone cubicles within the lobbies of recent York urban place of work constructions) and a number of alternative petty nomads of Broadway—with names like Marty the grab and count number de Pennies—are the protagonists during this incomparable Liebling paintings. In The mobilephone sales space Indian, A. J. Liebling proves simply why he was once the go-to guy on long island lowlife and con tradition; this can be the grasp on the most sensible of his shape, uncovering rip-off after rip-off and writing approximately them with the wit and air of mystery that tested him as one of many maximum newshounds of his new release and one in every of New York's most interesting cultural chroniclers.
"Liebling continues to be the nonpareil." —Anthony Lewis
The swift development of on-line media has resulted in new issues in journalism ethics and perform. whereas conventional moral rules would possibly not essentially swap while info is disseminated on-line, employing them throughout structures has turn into more difficult as new forms of interactions increase among reporters and audiences.
In Ethics for electronic Journalists, Lawrie Zion and David Craig draw jointly the overseas services and event of newshounds and students who've all been a part of the method of shaping most sensible practices in electronic journalism. Drawing on modern occasions and controversies just like the Boston Marathon bombing and the Arab Spring, the authors learn rising most sensible practices in every thing from transparency and verification to aggregation, collaboration, reside running a blog, tweeting and the demanding situations of electronic narratives. At a time whilst questions of ethics and perform are challenged and topic to excessive debate, this e-book is designed to supply scholars and practitioners with the insights and abilities to achieve their capability as professionals.
By Ronald Kessler
By no means ahead of has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. mystery carrier. After engaging in particular interviews with multiple hundred present and previous mystery provider brokers, bestselling writer and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler unearths their secrets and techniques for the 1st time.
• George W. Bush’s daughters might attempt to lose their agents.
• Based on a psychic’s imaginative and prescient sniper could assassinate President George H. W. Bush, the key provider replaced his motorcade route.
• To make the press imagine he got here to paintings early, Jimmy Carter may stroll into the Oval place of work at five a.m., then go to sleep to sleep.
• Lyndon Johnson gave risky directions to his mystery carrier brokers and engaged in broad philandering on the White apartment.
By Clarice Lispector
"In 1967, Brazil's prime newspaper requested the avant-garde author Lispector to put in writing a weekly column on any subject she needed. for nearly seven years, Lispector confirmed Brazilian readers simply how significant and passionate her pursuits have been. This superbly translated choice of chosen columns, or crônicas, is simply as instantly stimulating this day and ably reinforces her attractiveness as considered one of Brazil's maximum writers. certainly, those columns should still identify her as being one of the era's so much significant essayists. She is masterful, even similar to Montaigne, in her skill to spin the mundane occasions of lifestyles into moments of readability that demonstrate better truths."—Publishers Weekly
By Alex S. Jones
In Losing the News, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones bargains a probing examine the epochal adjustments sweeping the media, adjustments that are eroding the center information that has been the basic nutrients offer of our democracy.
At a time of magnificent technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be misplaced is the fact-based reporting that serves as a watchdog over executive, holds the strong liable, and offers electorate what they wish. In a tumultuous new media period, with cutthroat pageant and panic over earnings, the dedication of the normal information media to severe information is fading. certainly, as electronic expertise shatters the previous fiscal version, the scoop media is creating a painful passage that's taking a toll on journalistic values and criteria. Journalistic objectivity and ethics are less than attack, as is the bastion of the 1st modification. Jones characterizes himself no longer as a pessimist approximately information, yet a realist. The breathtaking percentages that the internet deals are indisputable, yet at what rate? Pundits and speak exhibit hosts have persuaded american citizens that the challenge in information is bias and partisanship. no longer so, says Jones. the genuine main issue is the erosion of the iron middle of stories, anything that hurts Republicans and Democrats alike.
Losing the News depicts an unsettling state of affairs within which the yankee birthright of fact-based, said information is at risk. however it can be a decision to fingers to struggle to maintain the center of stories intact.
Praise for the hardcover:
--New York occasions e-book Review
"An impassioned name to motion to maintain the easiest of conventional newspaper journalism."
--The San Francisco Chronicle
"Must interpreting for all american citizens who care approximately our country's current and destiny. research, observation, scholarship and perfect writing, with a powerful, easy-to-follow narrative approximately why you might want to care, makes this a candidate for the best books of the year."
By Michael Lewis
The true tale of the crash started in strange feeder markets the place the solar does not shine and the SEC does not dare, or hassle, to tread: the bond and actual property by-product markets the place geeks invent impenetrable securities to learn from the distress of lower--and middle--class americans who cannot pay their accounts. The shrewdpermanent those that understood what used to be or can be taking place have been paralyzed by means of wish and worry; as a minimum, they were not conversing.
Michael Lewis creates a clean, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and darkish humor, a becoming sequel to his number one bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely--really unlikely--heroes, Lewis models a narrative as compelling and weird as any of his past bestsellers, proving another time that he's the best and funniest chronicler of our time.
The number one New York Times bestseller: "It is the paintings of our best monetary journalist, on the most sensible of his online game. And that you must reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair
By Carl Hiaasen, Diane Stevenson
In the event you imagine the wildest, wackiest tales that Carl Hiaasen can inform have all made it into his hilarious, bestselling novels, reconsider. Dance of the Reptiles collects the simplest of Hiaasen's Miami Herald columns, which lay naked the stories—large and small—that exhibit anew that fact is much stranger than fiction.
Hiaasen bargains his commentary—indignant, disbelieving, occasionally righteously indignant, and often hilarious—on burning matters like animal welfare, polluted rivers, and the damaged felony justice process in addition to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Bernie Madoff's trial, and the shenanigans of the hot presidential elections. even if you've learn Carl Hiaasen sooner than, you're in for a wild experience.
By Fariba Nawa
When veteran reporter Fariba Nawa again domestic to Afghanistan—the country she had fled as a baby together with her family members throughout the Soviet invasion approximately two decades earlier—she came upon a fractured kingdom reworked by way of a multibillion-dollar drug exchange. In Opium Nation, Nawa deftly illuminates the adjustments that experience overtaken Afghanistan after many years of unbroken struggle. Sharing impressive tales of poppy farmers, corrupt officers, expats, drug lords, and addicts, together with her haunting come upon with a twelve-year-old baby bride who used to be bartered to repay her father’s opium bills, Nawa bargains a revealing and provocative narrative of a homecoming more challenging than she ever imagined as she courageously explores her personal Afghan American id and unveils a startling portrait of a land in turmoil.
By Jessica Mitford
Jessica Mitford was once a member of 1 of England’s so much mythical households (among her sisters have been the novelist Nancy Mitford and the present Duchess of Devonshire) and one of many nice muckraking newshounds of recent instances. Leaving England for the USA, she pursued a occupation as an investigative reporter and unrepentant gadfly, publicizing not just the misdeeds of, so much famously, the funeral enterprise (The American means of Death, a bestseller) and the criminal enterprise (Kind and traditional Punishment), but in addition of writing faculties and weight reduction courses. Mitford’s diligence, unfailing skepticism, and acid pen made her one of many nice chroniclers of the mischief humans wake up to within the pursuit of revenue and the identify of good. Poison Penmanship collects seventeen of Mitford’s most interesting pieces—about every thing from crummy spas to network-TV censorship—and fills them out with the tale of ways she received the news and, no much less interesting, how the tale built after book. The ebook is a pride to learn: few newshounds have ever been as humorous as Mitford, or as proficient at getting round in these darkish, cobwebbed corners the place sleek the United States models its glossy gives you. It’s additionally an unequaled and priceless guide of the advantageous artwork of investigative reporting.