Product Description: The definitive tie-in to one of the most heavily anticipated CNN documentaries ever, Latino in America, from top CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien. Top CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien brings readers closer to today's Latino experience as well as her own journey in the definitive tie-in to one of the most heavily anticipated CNN documentaries ever, Latino in America. The Latino in America book will deliver more personal and revealing accounts than the documentary and will contain never-before-seen moving interviews, photos, and exclusive insights from O'Brien's travels across the U.S.
"What is Digital Journalism Studies? delves into the technologies, platforms, and audience relations that constitute digital journalism studies' central objects of study, outlining its principal theories, the research methods being developed, its normative underpinnings, and possible futures for the academic field. The book argues that digital journalism studies is much more than the study of journalism produced, distributed, and consumed with the aid of digital technologies. Rather, the scholarly field of digital journalism studies is built on questions that disrupt much of what previously was taken for granted concerning media, journalism and public spheres, asking questions like: "What is a news organisation? To what degree has news become separated from journalism? What roles do platform companies and emerging technologies play in the production, distribution and consumption of news and journalism?" The book reviews the research into these questions and argues that digital journalism studies constitutes a cross-disciplinary field that does not focus on journalism solely from the traditions of journalism studies, but is open to research from and conversations with related fields. This is a timely overview of an increasingly prominent field of media studies that will be of particular interest to academics, researchers and students of journalism and communication"-- Provided by publisher.
Spike Lee's portrait of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina tells the personal stories of members of a community that has survived devastation and is finding new hope and strength as the city rises from the ashes, buoyed by a rich cultural legacy. Three months after the disaster, Lee, cameraman Cliff Charles, and a small crew made the first of eight trips to New Orleans to conduct interviews and shoot footage. They selected participants from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, including Governor Kathleen Blanco; Mayor Ray Nagin; activists Al Sharpton and Harry Belafonte; CNN's Soledad O'Brien; and musicians Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Kanye West. Part 1 focuses on the hurricane, the initial aftermath, and how the disaster could have been prevented.