Effective Crisis Communication (4th ed.) | Moving From Crisis to Opportunity

Author Robert R. Ulmer Description In this fully updated Fourth Edition of Effective Crisis Communication, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest theories and innovative approaches for handling crisis. Unlike other crisis communication texts, this acclaimed book answers the question, “what now?” and explains how organizations can create the potential for […]

Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates (3rd ed.)

Author Mike Wallace Description Reading critically, and writing using critical techniques, are crucial skills you need to apply to your academic work.  Practical and engaging, Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates is bursting with tools for analysing texts and structuring critical reviews, helping you to gradually build your skills beyond undergraduate level and gain confidence […]

The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication (7th ed.)

Author Susan D. Ross Description “This is the best all-around media law text for undergraduate and graduate students alike. The clear, nonthreatening writing style of the authors, by itself, sets this book apart. And yet, it does so by not leaving out any important areas of inquiry. That’s why my colleagues and I continue to […]

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel | The Last Book On Novel Writing You’ll Ever Need

Author Jessica Brody Description The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat! screenwriting methodology to the world of novel writing. Revealing […]

Digital Literacy | A Primer on Media, Identity, and the Evolution of Technology

Author Susan Wiesinger Description The Internet, World Wide Web, and digital devices have fundamentally changed the way people communicate, affecting everything from business, to school, to family, to religion, to democracy. This textbook takes a well-rounded view of the evolution from media literacy to digital literacy to help students better understand the digitally filtered world […]

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up | The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction — from Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between

Author Lee Gutkind Description From “the godfather behind creative nonfiction” (Vanity Fair) comes this indispensable how-to for nonfiction writers of all levels and genres, “reminiscent of Stephen King’s fiction handbook On Writing” (Kirkus). Whether you’re writing a rags-to-riches tell-all memoir or literary journalism, telling true stories well is hard work. In You Can’t Make This […]

Media Ethics (10th ed.) | Issues and Cases

Author Lee Wilkins Description The tenth edition of this authoritative book focuses on the most pressing media ethics issues, including coverage of the 2020 pandemic and election. Enabling students to make ethical decisions in an increasingly complex environment, the book focuses on practical ethical theory for use across the media curriculum.

Story Genius | How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere)

Author Lisa Cron Description Following on the heels of Lisa Cron’s breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story. It’s every novelist’s greatest fear: pouring their blood, sweat, and tears into writing hundreds of pages only to realize […]

Cite Your Source

Author Phillip C. Shon Description Confused by citations and referencing?  Cite Your Source helps you master the essentials, giving you the know-how to reference your writing with confidence.Understand the importance of citing (and getting it right)Pick up tips on how to avoid unintentional plagiarismGet to grips with different referencing styles.Super Quick Skills provide the essential […]

The Only Business Writing Book You’ll Ever Need

Author Laura Brown Description A must-have guide for writing at work, with practical applications for getting your point across quickly, coherently, and efficiently.A winning combination of how-to guide and reference work, The Only Business Writing Book You’ll Ever Need addresses a wide-ranging spectrum of business communication with its straightforward seven-step method. These easy-to-follow steps save […]

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