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Spin Wars & Spy Games
This eye-opening narrative transforms our understanding of why countries like Russia and China invest heavily in their news media, and how the Global News Network framework operates in conjunction with state strategy and diplomatic sensitivity. Profoundly meticulous and insightful, this seminal work on the current state of transnational journalism gives readers a first-hand look at how global media powers shape policy and morph the public's consumption of information.
Kounalakis and Laufer, hosts of a nationally syndicated radio program and authors of a regular feature in Washington Monthly, present conversations with a diverse selection of leading policy and opinion leaders. These well-known personalities from across the ideological spectrum propose solutions to problems and conflicts vexing America as it heads into the 2008 election. purchase from amazon here
Discover a new, strategic brand of corporate communication that cuts through today's Dilbert-esque cynicism to engage workforces, manage constant change, and align organizations. In Beyond Spin, three experts detail the techniques of corporate journalism--an ingenious communications model that hinges on open, accurate, and strategically weighted reporting inside a corporation. With practical guidelines and real-world examples from S.G.I, Microsoft, J.P. Morgan, and other corporations, Beyond Spin helps you equip your company with this powerful new standard of communication--one that makes the most of every communications vehicle to keep your company aligned, nimble, innovative, and fiercely competitive. purchase from amazon here
Defying Gravity: the Making of Newton
A unique documentation of a real-life Silicon Valley suspense story--the creation of Newton, Apple's futuristic palmtop "personal digital assistant." As there are no business books on the market with this unique pairing of fine art-quality photography and novelistic prose, this book cuts across audience borders, attracting high-tech professionals, computer enthusiasts, and business people.