Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound Documentary Arts and Culture, Published in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

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The University of North Carolina Press #ad - Contributors include jad abumrad, alan hall, dave isay, sherre delys, sandy tolan, katie davis, joe richman, the kitchen sisters, karen Michel, Starlee Kine, Stephen Smith, John Biewen, Emily Botein, Ira Glass, Dmae Roberts, Maria Martin, Scott Carrier, Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Daniel Alarcon, damali ayo, Alix Spiegel, Natalie Kestecher, Jay Allison, Chris Brookes, and Glynn Washington.

Jad abumrad, radio ambulantejay Allison, RadiolabDaniel Alarcon, The Moth Radio Hour, Transom. Orgdamali ayo, hidden kitchens sarah koenig and julie snyder, storycorpsnatalie kestecher, battery radioscott carrier, independent audio producerjohn biewen, home of the bravekatie davis, vice president of on-demand content, wnycchris brookes, independent audio producerstephen Smith, special projects coordinator at WAMU, The Hidden World of Girls, 360documentaries, Falling Tree ProductionsDave Isay, Latino USA, audio program director at CDS, Radio DiariesDmae Roberts, independent audio producer, Neighborhood StoriesSherre DeLys, Mystery ShowThe Kitchen Sisters, Scene on RadioEmily Botein, independent audio producer, APM ReportsAlix Spiegel, Homelands ProductionsGlynn Washington, ABC Radio NationalStarlee Kine, Pocketdocs, InvisibiliaSandy Tolan, independent audio producerJoe Richman, SerialMaria Martin, This American Life, GraciasVida Center for MediaKaren Michel, ABC Radio National Ira Glass, This American LifeAlan Hall, independent audio producer, Snap Judgment .

Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound Documentary Arts and Culture, Published in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University #ad - This new revised and expanded edition of reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In twenty-four essays total, documentary artists tell--and demonstrate, through stories and transcripts--how they make radio the way they do, and why.

With a new foreword and five new essays, this book takes stock of the transformations in radio documentary since the publication of the first edition: the ascendance of the podcast; greater cultural, racial, and topical variety; and the changing economics of radio itself. Whether the contributors to the volume call themselves journalists, or even audio artists--and although their essays are just as diverse in content and approach--all use sound to tell true stories, storytellers, artfully.

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Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio

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Broadway Books #ad - Each has a distinct style, but every one delivers stories that are brilliantly told and produced. Out on the wire offers an unexpected window into this new kind of storytelling—one that literally illustrates the making of a purely auditory medium. Informative and engaging, out on the Wire demonstrates that narrative radio and podcasts are creating some of the most exciting and innovative storytelling available today.

With the help of this american life's ira glass, a cartoonist and devotee of narrative radio, uncovers just how radio producers construct narrative, Jessica Abel, spilling some juicy insider details. A library journal best book of 2015go behind the scenes of seven of today’s most popular narrative radio shows and podcasts, including This American Life and RadioLab, in graphic narrative.

Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio #ad - Every week, the moth, millions of devoted fans tune in to or download This American Life, Planet Money, Snap Judgment, Radiolab, Serial, Invisibilia and other narrative radio shows. And abel reveals how mad—really mad—Ira Glass becomes when he receives edits from his colleagues. Jad abumrad of radiolab talks about chasing moments of awe with scientists, while Planet Money’s Robert Smith lets us in on his slightly goofy strategy for putting interviewees at ease.

Using personal stories to breathe life into complex ideas and issues, these beloved programs help us to understand ourselves and our world a little bit better.

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Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production

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University of Chicago Press #ad - Whatever the case—whether you’re an avid npr listener or you aspire to create your own audio, or both—Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production will give you a rare tour of the world of a professional broadcaster. Jonathan kern, is a gifted guide, who has trained nPR’s on-air staff for years, able to narrate a day in the life of a host and lay out the nuts and bolts of production with equal wit and warmth.

Maybe you’re thinking about starting a podcast, and want some tips from the pros. Perhaps you’ve always wondered how public radio gets that smooth, well-crafted sound. Best of all—because npr wouldn’t be nPR without its array of distinctive voices—lively examples from popular shows and colorful anecdotes from favorite personalities animate each chapter.

Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production #ad - As public radio’s audience of millions can attest, NPR’s unique guiding principles and technical expertise combine to connect with listeners like no other medium can. With today’s technologies allowing more people to turn their home computers into broadcast studios, Sound Reporting couldn’t have arrived at a better moment to reveal the secrets behind the story of NPR’s success.

Or maybe storytelling has always been a passion of yours, and you want to learn to do it more effectively. Along the way, reveals how npr books guests ranging from world leaders to neighborhood newsmakers, he explains the importance of writing the way you speak, and gives sage advice on everything from proposing stories to editors to maintaining balance and objectivity.

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Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

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University of Chicago Press #ad - Now in storycraft, jack hart, a former managing editor of the Oregonian who guided several Pulitzer Prize–winning narratives to publication, delivers what will certainly become the definitive guide to the methods and mechanics of crafting narrative nonfiction. Hart covers what writers in this genre need to know, to drafting, revising, and character, from understanding story theory and structure, action, to mastering point of view and such basic elements as scene, and editing work for publication.

From the work of the new journalists in the 1960s, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach’s Stiff or Erik Larson’s Devil in the White City, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to the New Yorker essays of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, narrative nonfiction has come into its own. Yet writers looking for guidance on reporting and writing true stories have had few places to turn for advice.

Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing #ad - . Revealing the stories behind the stories, Hart brings readers into the process of developing nonfiction narratives by sharing tips, anecdotes, and recommendations he forged during his decades-long career in journalism. From there, genres, he expands the discussion to other well-known writers to show the broad range of texts, styles, and media to which his advice applies.

With examples that draw from magazine essays, documentaries, book-length nonfiction narratives, and radio programs, Storycraft will be an indispensable resource for years to come.

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Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University

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Plume #ad - More than fifty well-known writers offer their most powerful tips, including:• tom wolfe on the emotional core of the story• Gay Talese on writing about private lives• Malcolm Gladwell on the limits of profiles• Nora Ephron on narrative writing and screenwriters• Alma Guillermoprieto on telling the story and telling the truth• Dozens of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists from the Atlantic Monthly, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New Yorker, Washington Post and more .

. The essays contain important counsel for new and career journalists, as well as for freelance writers, radio producers, and memoirists. Interested in journalism and creative writing and want to write a book? Read inspiring stories and practical advice from America’s most respected journalists. The country’s most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard’s Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism.

Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University #ad - Packed with refreshingly candid and insightful recommendations, Telling True Stories will show anyone fascinated by the art of writing nonfiction how to bring people, scenes, and ideas to life on the page. Telling true stories presents their best advice—covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first book.

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Women on Food: Charlotte Druckman and 115 Writers, Chefs, Critics, Television Stars, and Eaters

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Abrams Press #ad - Exploring issues from the #metoo movement, and the evolution of food writing in the last few decades, and the underrepresentation of women of color in leadership, gender bias in division of labor and the workplace, to cultural trends including food and travel shows, the intersection of fashion and food, Women on Food brings together food’s most vital female voices.

Women on food unites the radical, moving, quotes, and often humorous collection of essays, illustrations, interviews, questionnaires, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent, and ephemera. Edited by charlotte druckman and featuring esteemed food journalists and thinkers, including Soleil Ho, Carla Hall, Nigella Lawson, and many others, Samin Nosrat, Diana Henry, Rachael Ray, this compilation illuminates the notable and varied women who make up the food world.

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Eating Words: A Norton Anthology of Food Writing

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Beginning with the taboos of the old testament and the tastes of ancient rome, the book is divided into sections such as “Food Writing Through History, and poems, ” “At the Family Hearth, polemics, and including travel essays, ” “Hunger Games: The Delight and Dread of Eating, ” “Kitchen Practices, memoirs, ” and “Food Politics.

Selections from writings by julia child, michael pollan, molly o’neill, along with works by authors not usually associated with gastronomy—Maxine Hong Kingston, Anthony Bourdain, Bill Buford, Calvin Trillin, and Adam Gopnik, Henry Louis Gates Jr. Chekhov, hemingway, and David Foster Wallace—enliven and enrich this comprehensive anthology.

Eating Words: A Norton Anthology of Food Writing #ad - . At long last there’s a Norton Anthology with all the most important works. Eateredited by influential literary critic Sandra M. Eating words shows how right she is. Gilbert and award-winning restaurant critic and professor of English Roger Porter, Eating Words gathers food writing of literary distinction and vast historical sweep into one groundbreaking volume.

. We are living in the golden age of food writing, ” proclaims Ruth Reichl in her preface to this savory banquet of literature, a must-have for any food lover. Food writing spans centuries and philosophies.

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You and I Eat the Same: On the Countless Ways Food and Cooking Connect Us to One Another MAD Dispatches, Volume 1

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Artisan #ad - Don’t believe it? read on to discover more about the subtle and not so subtle bonds created by the ways we eat. Shouldn’t we share the implications as well?  If It Does Well Here, It Belongs Here: Chef René Redzepi champions the culinary value of leaving your comfort zone. There is no such thing as a nonethnic Restaurant: Exploring the American fascination with “ethnic” restaurants and whether a nonethnic cuisine even exists.

Everybody wraps meat in flatbread: From tacos to dosas to pancakes, bundling meat in an edible wrapper is a global practice. Winner, the guardian, smithsonian, the boston globe, 2019 iacp award for best book of the year in food mattersNamed one of the Best Food Books of the Year by The New Yorker, and moreMAD Dispatches: Furthering Our Ideas About Food Good food is the common ground shared by all of us, and immigration is fundamental to good food.

In nineteen thoughtful and engaging essays and stories, ingredients, You and I Eat the Same explores the ways in which cooking and eating connect us across cultural and political borders, making the case that we should think about cuisine as a collective human effort in which we all benefit from the movement of people, and ideas.

You and I Eat the Same: On the Countless Ways Food and Cooking Connect Us to One Another MAD Dispatches, Volume 1 #ad - . But the truth is that food is that rare thing that connects all people, slipping past real and imaginary barriers to unify humanity through deliciousness. Fried chicken is common Ground: We all share the pleasure of eating crunchy fried birds. Much depends on how you hold your fork: A visit with cultural historian Margaret Visser reveals that there are more similarities between cannibalism and haute cuisine than you might think.

An awful lot of attention is paid to the differences and distinctions between us, especially when it comes to food.

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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect

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Three Rivers Press #ad - . Better—it has solutions. The book that every citizen and journalist Should Read“What this book does better than any single book on media history, ethics, or practice is weave. The book should become essential reading for journalism professionals and students and for the citizens they aim to serve. Carl sessions stepp, american Journalism Review“If you think journalists have no idea what you want.

. Together why media audiences have fled and why new technology and megacorporate ownership are putting good journalism at risk. Rasmi simhan, boston globe“kovach and Rosenstiel’s essays on each element are concise gems, filled with insights worthy of becoming axiomatic. The elements of journalism is written for journalists, but any citizen who wonders why the news seems trivial or uninspiring should read it.

The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect #ad - Marta salij, detroit free pressThe elements of journalism are:* Journalism’s first obligation is to the truth. Its first loyalty is to citizens. Its essence is a discipline of verification. Its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover.

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Content Strategy for the Web: Content Strategy Web _p2 Voices That Matter

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New Riders #ad - How can you realize the value of content while planning for its long-term success? For organizations all over the world, Content Strategy for the Web is the go-to content strategy handbook. From constant crisis to sustainable success better content means better business. Or, maybe your content is full of potential: you know new revenue and cost-savings opportunities exist, but you’re not sure where to start.

Read it to: understand content strategy and its business value discover the processes and people behind a successful content strategy Make smarter, case studies, and more, achievable decisions about what content to create and how Find out how to build a business case for content strategy With all-new chapters, updated material, the second edition of Content Strategy for the Web is an essential guide for anyone who works with content.

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Make Noise: A Creator's Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling

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Workman Publishing Company #ad - He delivers essential how-tos, from conducting an effective interview to marketing your podcast, developing your audience, and managing a creative team. An interestingly idiosyncratic and personal vision of how to make podcasts. Ira glass veteran podcast creator and strategist eric nuzum distills a career’s worth of wisdom, practical information, advice, and big-picture thinking to help podcasters “make noise”—to stand out in this fastest of fastest-growing media universes.

Nuzum identifies core principles, including what he considers the key to successful audio storytelling: learning to think the way your audience listens. He also taps into his deep network to offer advice from audio stars like Ira Glass, Terry Gross, and Anna Sale. The book’s insights and guidance will help readers successfully express themselves as effective audio storytellers, whether for business or pleasure, or a mixture of both.

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