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The Headliner
Mann, Roderick
ISBN: 0304932663
Cassell London 1968 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Novel of Fleet Street. Jacket design by Brian Roll. The words 'BLUE DOOR' have been written in blue marker pen across the top & bottom page edges. Jacket has laminate lift & flaking along the front spine hinge. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  G+, Wear, Label, Ink Names
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015737  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Newspaper Presentations : How to Create and Use Them to Sell More Advertising Space
Hirt, Paul S
International Newspaper Promotion Association New York (1964)  Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover VG, Wear, crease, stain, ink name, mild soiling/NO DUST JACKET. 210 pages including appendices. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017230  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Fast Takes : Slices of Life Through a Journalist’s Eye
D’Orso, Mike
ISBN: 0962437565
Hampton Roads Norfolk, VA (1990)  Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover VG, Edgewear, crease, spine fade, ink name, staining, browning. 267 pages. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025532  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Quite Early One Morning Broadcasts By Dylan Thomas
J. M. Dent London 1955 
8vo Hardcover with Dustjacket 181 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Collection of Dylan Thomas's radio scripts.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37926  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Write for Results: Ten Steps to Writing More Effective Letters, Memos and Reports
Carroll, Brian
ISBN: 0864174772
Kangaroo Pr U.S.A. 1993 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Paperback Very light edge wear wabd  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31193  Bookseller: Jules Books (ABA)
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Passport to War
Beattie, Edward W
Peter Davies London 1943 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket War commentary, by an American war correspondent. War Economy Standards printing. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG++, Wear, 1 Bump, Browning
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011006  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Early Dreaming: Australian children’s authors on Childhood
DUGAN, Michael (ED)
ISBN: 0701612177
Jacaranda Press Milton QLD 1980 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Hard Cover A very clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, one small closed tear to top front edge, edges ruffled waah  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31372  Bookseller: Jules Books (ABA)
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When We Were Young: Two Centuries of Children’s Book Illustration
Feaver, William
ISBN: 0500270759
Thames & Hudson Ltd  1977 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Paperback Corners rubbed, name inside wanc  Very Good
Price: 11.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 31582  Bookseller: Jules Books (ABA)
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Top Price : The Australian’s Matt Price on Sport, Politics, Music and Life
Price, Matt,
ISBN: 9780732288877
Harper Collins Publishers, Pymble, NSW, 2008. 
  Soft cover. As New/. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. 336 pages. An excellent copy and is in AS NEW condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in great condition and the cover is unmarked. It has no signs of previous use. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: Showcasing the late Matt Price as a political commentator, footy fan and humourist, a collection of Matt's best pieces, from The Australian newspaper, where he was a widely-read and much loved journalist. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Journalism; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780732288877. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002083. 
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 0002083  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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Oscar Wilde
Ellmann, Richard
ISBN: 0140096612
Penguin Books London UK 1988 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Paperback An acceptable reading copy, with some creasing, tanned pages. bawa  Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32866  Bookseller: Jules Books (ABA)
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THE WALKLEY AWARDS : Australia’s Best Journalists in Action
Hurst, John
ISBN: 0958800413
John Kerr Richmond, Vic, Australia 1988 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 456pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short, closed tear, minor edgewear, faint foxing to reverse side. From the jacket flap: "This book shows what the winners did to win a Walkley Award . . . no one thing can win a Walkley Award, for these are stories of persistent questioning, good listening, footwork, hours of tedious research, considerable courage, dogged follow-up of thin clues, fine prose, compelling argument, endurance, downright opportunism, good use of expense money, inspired fire-engine chasing and plain good luck." Contents include: Introduction, Book 1: Print. Best News Story, 1956-70, Best News Story since 1971, Best Feature 1956-66, Best Feature Story since 1971, Best photograph, Best Provincial Newspaper Story, Best Magazine Story, The Sub-Editor, Best Cartoon and Illustration. Book 2: Radio. Best News and Current Affairs. Book 3: Television. Best News and Current Affairs. Appendix: The List of Winners of Walkley Awards. Index. Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011153  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Wendt, Jana
ISBN: 9780522856200
Melbourne University Press Carlton, Victoria, Australia 2010 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Softcover xi, + 229pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Small black pen line to text-block head (does not affect leaves). Illustrated card wrapper near new. "Jana Wendt, one of Australia's most experienced journalists, sets out to discover what drives us in the work we do. She follows a compelling group of people, from a boxer set for a comeback to a maverick priest, and a CEO whose company is mired in scandal to a forensic anthropologist investigating murder . . . The result is a wonderfully observed and entertaining portrait of modern work." Contents include: Introduction, 9 chapters, Notes, Refs. Acks. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009170  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Mightier than the Sword. A Handbook on Journalism, Broadcasting, Propaganda, Public Relations and Advertising
Sommerlad, Ernest C
Sydney, A&R, 1950.  1950 
  Signed by Author on fep. 8vo. hardcover. 239pp. index. very good/fair, chipped d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20228  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cash for Comment: The Culture of Journalism (Media.Culture Series)
Johnson, Rob
ISBN: 1864031379
Annandale, N.S.W. Pluto Press Australia 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 286pp index. very good, owner's name on fep. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37497  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Do Not Disturb - Is the Media Failing Australia?
Manne, Robert. Edited by
ISBN: 0975076949
Black Inc, Agenda 2005  2005 
  8vo. Paperback. 232pp. Very good. At a time when the Howard government has radically rarrowed the national vision, the mainstream media has failed to notice or to hold it to account. do Not Disturb offers diverse and enlightening explanations for this failure. The contributors to Do Not Disturb are all independent insiders. At a time when the media rules are about to change, allowing even greater concentration of power, this book initiates a necessary debate for our democracy. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38775  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Running Amok - when News Deadlines, Family and Foreign
Bowling, Mark
ISBN: 0733620426
Hodder 2006  2006 
  Trade paperback. 308pp. index. Very good. It was supposed to be his dream job. Mark Bowling, a foreign correspondent with the respected Australian Broadcasting Corporation, was assigned to cover Indonesia. His arrival in Jakarta coincided with the downfall of President Suharto after more than three decades. So began a four-year roller-coaster ride for a journalist covering a nation's dangerous descent into turmoil.Mark's book is a uniquely personal exploration of the rich but frenetic life of a foreign correspondent. At times his days swung out of control as he juggled news story deadlines with commitments to his young family.He travelled across the islands of Indonesia documenting historic events familiar to many of us who live in this region - East Timor's bloody struggle for independence, separatist crises in Aceh and West Papua, and religious conflicts in Ambon. He searched for signs of humanity and dignity in a society rife with violence, poverty, prejudice and greed.Mark was not alone on this posting. His wife Kim and their two young children moved with him from Australia to Jakarta and had to settle into a very different life there. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38778  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dare to Dream: The Life and Times of a Proud Australian
Perkins, Kevin
ISBN: 0646394673
Sydney Golden Wattle Pub 2001  2001 
  Large 8vo softcover 385pp colour & b/w illus. very good+. / very good+ d/w. Inscribed & signed by author & Tom Hayson. The story of Tom Hayson Journalist, radio pioneer and the man who created Darling Harbour. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36635  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Correspondents report: Despatches from ABC foreign correspondents, 1993-1994
Robertson, Hamish (ed.)
ISBN: 0733301916
Sydney, NSW Australian Broadcasting Corp 1994  1994 
  8vo softcover 202pp, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36633  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bylines: Memoirs of a war correspondent
McDonald, Lachie
ISBN: 0864179553
Kangaroo Press 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 304pp very good. B&w plates. Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Malaya, The Pacific, Indo-China, Korea, China, Japan. Against a broad sweep of history, McDonald provides anecdotes, both amusing and poignant, concerning the personalities at the centre of events and the extraordinary people who reported on them. Bylines is also a record of journalism during the era when the newspaper was still king, before television and satellites would forever change the nature of both newsgathering and presentation. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52013  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Unreliable Sources
Simpson, John
ISBN: 0230741835
Macmillan 2010  2010 
  8vo softcover 593pp index, b/w illus. very good+. One of the greatest reporters of his day writes a brilliant and typically opinionated account of how the British press has reported key moments in our history. Through many decades of groundbreaking journalism, John Simpson has become not only one of the most recognizable and trusted British personalities, but has transferred his skill to books with multiple bestselling success. With his new book he turns his eye to how Great Britain has been transformed by its free press down the years. He shows how, while the press likes to pretend it's independent, they have enjoyed the power they have over the events they report and have at times exercised it irresponsibly. He examines how it changed the world and changed itself over the course of the last hundred years, from the creation of the "Daily Mail" and the first stockings of anti-German sentiment in the years leading up to the First World War, to the "Sun's" propping up of the Thatcher government, and beyond. In this self-analysis from one of the pillars of modern journalism some searching questions are asked, including whether the press can ever be truly free and whether we would desire it to be so. Always incisive, brilliantly readable and never shy of controversy, "Reporting the Twentieth Century" sees John Simpson at the height of his game as one of Britain's foremost commentators.nnAbout the AuthornJohn Simpson is the BBC's World Affairs Editor. He has twice been the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year. He has also won three BAFTAs, including the Richard Dimbleby award in 1991 and the News and Current Affairs award in 2000 for his coverage, with the BBC News team, of the Kosovo conflict. He has written three volumes of autobiography, Strange Places, Questionable People, A Mad World, My Masters and News from No Man's Land, The Wars Against Saddam, Days from a Different World and, most recently, Not the End of the World. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50545  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Imagologies: Media Philosophy
Taylor, Mark C. and Esa Saarinen
Routledge March 29, 1994  1994 
  8vo softcover 320pp very good. When the world has become wired, nothing remains the same. To explore the electronic frontier with Mark Taylor and Esa Saarinen is to see the world in a new light. A revolutionary period needs a revolutionary book and Imagologies is that book. This is a work that demands to be engaged, questioned and pondered. As the web of telecommunications technology spreads across the globe, the site of economic development, social change and political struggle shifts to the realm of media and communications. In this provocative, innovative and remarkable book, Taylor and Saarinen challenge the reader to rethink politics, education, religion, architecture, economics and even thinking itself. To read Imagologies is to step into the twenty-first century and it is a fascinating, dizzying journey. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49606  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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But Enough About Me - From Eighties Geek to Rock ’n’ Roll Chic - Adventures in Celebsville
Dunn, Jancee
ISBN: 0755315715
Headline 2006  2006 
  8vo Trade paperback 312pp very good. This is Jancee's tale of how she landed her dream job at Rolling Stone magazine and was promptly ushered behind the velvet rope of Celebsville. Packed full of Celeb encounters. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46672  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Talk Back: Trash and Treasure on the Air. Wit Wisdom & Wireless
Marsden, Stephanie
ISBN: 1875655913
R&R Publications 1999  1999 
  Large 8vo softcover 176pp, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46456  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Luck’s a Fortune
McNicoll, David.
ISBN: 0908463014
Wildcat Press 1979  1979 
  8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers & outer page edges, spine slanted. / Very good d/w. Signed by author. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45903  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Literary Journalists
Sims, Norman (editor)
ISBN: 0345310810
Ballantine Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984.  1984 
  8vo. softcover. 340pp. good+, cover sunned, corner slightly bumped. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44876  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Burchett Reporting the Other Side of the World, 1939-1983
Kiernan, Ben (Editor)
ISBN: 0704325802
Quartet Books 1987  1987 
  8vo hardcover 315pp index. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41906  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Language in the News: Discourse and Ideology in the Press
Fowler, Roger
ISBN: 0415014190
Routledge, London 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 254pp. index. Very good+. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59864  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The World from Down Under : A Chat with Recent History
Negus, George
ISBN: 9780732276249
HarperCollins 2010  2010 
  8vo. softcover. 514pp. colour illus. Very good+ 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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You Are Here: An Updated Dossier
Bremner, Rory; John Bird; John Fortune
Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, London 2004  2004 
  8vo. hardcover. 274pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57911  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Tell Me No Lies: The Best of Investigative Journalism
Pilger, John
ISBN: 0224073796
Jonathan Cape 2004  2004 
  8vo softcover 626pp index, b/w illus. very good, small crease on front cover corner. In this anthology, John Pilger presents 35 articles and book extracts published between 1945 and the present day that have exposed injustice and abuse of power, with topics ranging from Vietnam and Cambodia to East Timor and Palestine. Many of the pieces 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 56810  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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