New Tools for Training News Reporters:An interactive scoring e-textbook based on online assessment Yevgenia Munro
In this issue: COMMENT ´´The Public on the Private´´ by Margaret Talbot: Why Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned. THE TALK OF THE TOWN ´´Anyone? Anyone?´´ by Nick Paumgarten: America gets its report card. ´´Lumia´´ by Gregory Zinman: An artwork´s cameo in Terrence Malick´s The Tree of Life. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS ´´Alice´s Wonderland´´ by Rebecca Mead: A Wal-Mart heiress builds a museum. FICTION ´´Gravel´´ by Alice Munro. POP MUSIC ´´Show Runners´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: New music by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Adele. THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Anything Goes´´ by David Denby: How summer went digital. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/110622/pe_nyer_110622_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Behind Closed Doors´´, by Steve Coll: Bob Woodward and Obama´s Wars. ANNALS OF BUSINESS´´Talent Grab´´, by Malcolm Gladwell: Why do we pay our stars so much money?SOMETHING BORROWED´´Hissing of Summer Lawns´´, by Jonathan Frazen: The author recalls staying in the houses of friends when he had no money.LETTER FROM BUFFALO´´Pay Up´´, by Jake Halpern: A debt collector struggles to stay out of debt.SOMETHING BORROWED´´Sweet Charity´´, by Zadie Smith: The author recalls lending money to a childhood friend. FICTION´´Corrie´´, by Alice Munro. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/101006/pe_nyer_101006_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Appointments´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: How to fill a Senate seat.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Notorious´´, by Ben McGrath: The star of the Notorious B.I.G. movie.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´News You Can Lose´´, by James Surowiecki: The newspaper industry´s uncertain future.FICTION´´Some Woman´´, by Alice Munro.PERSONAL HISTORY´´Dead Man Laughing´´, by Zadie Smith: The things a family found funny.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´A Better Life´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Revolutionary Road, Gran Torino, and The Class. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/081217/pe_nyer_081217_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Bonds Unbound´´, by James Surowiecki: On bond insurers and the market crisis.FICTION´´Free Radicals´´, by Alice MunroPERSONAL HISTORY´´Call Me Loyd´´, by David Owen: What´s in a nickname?ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Eerily Composed´´, by Rebecca Mead: Nico Muhly, Generation Y maestro. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/080213/pe_nyer_080213_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio features short stories by three masters of the form:´´Path Light´´ by Tom Drury: A carelessly tossed bottle nearly misses a man and his dog and begins a quest to find out who threw it.´´Coping Stones´´ by Ann Beattie: A neighbor´s secrets unsettle a small Maine town. ´´The View from Castle Rock´´ by Alice Munro: A family emigrates from Scotland to Canada in 1818 with visions of their lives in the new world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Dufris, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/051228/pe_nyer_051228_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.