Discussing the News:The Uneasy Alliance of Participatory Journalists and the Critical Public Palgrave Studies in Science, Knowledge and Policy. 1st ed. 2017 Simon Smith
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Activism v. Restraint´´, by Jeffrey Toobin: President Obama faces a Supreme Court dominated by political adversaries.THE WAYWARD PRESS´´Rage Machine´´, by Rebecca Mead: Andrew Breitbart’s empire of bluster. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Immigration Blues´´, by Alec Wilkinson: On the road with Los Tigres del Norte.SHOUT & MURMURS´´Your New College Graduate: A Parents’ Guide´´, by Simon Rich. ON TELEVISON´´Talking Dirty´´, by Nancy Franklin: Chelsea Handler sexes up late night. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Straight Arrow´´, by Anthony Lane: A review of Ridley Scott´s Robin Hood. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100519/pe_nyer_100519_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Enemy of the State´´, by Nicholas Lemann: Ron Paul’s hostility to government.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Supercop”, by Lauren Collins: Bill Bratton, David Cameron, and British Gangs.PROFILES´´All Due Respect”, by Peter Hessler: An American reporter takes on the yakuza. ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS´´War of Choice´´, by Ken Auletta: Marco Rubio’s battle with Univision.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Center of the Universe´´, by Simon Rich: How the world was created.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Tehran Tales´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Separation and The Hunter. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120104/pe_nyer_120104_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue: COMMENT ´´Three-Way Race´´, by Simon Schama: The British elections could end two-party dominance in the United Kingdom.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Hef´s Peak´´, by Dana Goodyear: Hugh Hefner saves the Hollywood sign.´´Make My Day´´, by Tad Friend: Vigilante films have to stack the deck to justify the hero’s rampage. ANNALS OF CRIME´´Incident in Dodge City´´, by Calvin Trillin: What led to a showdown in the riverbed?PERSONAL HISTORY´´The Last Babylift´´, by John Seabrook: Adopting a child in Haiti.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Fighting Form´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 2 and The Duel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100505/pe_nyer_100505_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Zero Grounds´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Ground Zero Mosque.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Down the Aisle´´, by Dana Goodyear: The wedding industry cheers the gay-marriage ruling.LETTER FROM TEHRAN´´After the Crackdown´´, by Jon Lee Anderson: Talking to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - and the opposition - about Iran today. SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Who Is Alex Trebek´´, by Simon Rich. THE ANNALS OF GASTRONOMY´´The Truffle Kid´´, by Dana Goodyear: Supplying fine food in a town where money is no object. ON TELEVISON´´Old Mortality´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of the new Showtime series The Big C starring Laura Linney. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/100811/pe_nyer_100811_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Discussing the News:The Uneasy Alliance of Participatory Journalists and the Critical Public. 1st ed. 2017 Simon Smith
In this issue:COMMENT´´Read All About It´´, by Adam Gopnik: Dan Brown decoded.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Blago Speaks. Again.´´, by David Remnick: Rod Blagojevich´s cri de coeur.´´Stomping Grounds´´, by Michael Schulman: Carrie Fisher returns to Studio 54.´´Nader´s Blueprint´´, by Raffi Khatchadourian: Ralph Nader´s first novel.THE FINANCIAL PAGE ´´Ratings Downgrade´´, by James Surowiecki: What should be done with credit-rating agencies?ANNALS OF SCIENCE´´A Life of its Own´´, by Michael Specter: The future of synthetic biology.POPULAR CHRONICLES´´The It Bird´´, by Susan Orlean: The chicken makes a comeback.ON TELEVISION´´Brooklyn Dodger´´, by Nancy Franklin: A review of HBO´s new series Bored to Death. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090923/pe_nyer_090923_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains eight articles:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Sick and Twisted´´, by Atul Gawande: Michael Moore and our health-care morass.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Fuel for Thought´´, by James Surowiecki: On fuel efficiency and the automobile industry.THE PICTURES´´Ghostly´´, by Mark Singer: Looking for Goya at the Frick. With Milos Forman.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Hey, Look´´, by Simon Rich: Teenage self-consciousness.LETTER FROM PAKISTAN´´Days of Rage´´, by William Dalrymple: Challenges for Pakistan´s future.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´A Fine Romance´´, by David Denby: The new comedy of the sexes.ON TELEVISION´´Dangerous Liaisons´´, by Nancy Franklin: Law and disorder on FX.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Dream On´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Hairspray and Ratatouille. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070718/pe_nyer_070718_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´Days of Rage´´, by Steve Coll: The Muslim anger meme.A REPORTER AT LARGE´´Transaction Man´´, by Nicholas Lemann: The mind of Mitt Romney.PROFILES´´Mugglemarch´´, by Ian Parker: J. K. Rowling’s first adult fiction. ON TELEVISION´´Roux with a View´´, by Emily Nussbaum: Reviews of HBO’s Treme and Showtime’s Homeland. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/120926/pe_nyer_120926_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.