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Last Words?
by John Mair, Tor Clark, Neil Fowler, Raymond Snoddy,

ISBN: 9781845496968
cover price: £19.95

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Data Journalism: Inside the global future
by Tom Felle, John Mair, Damian Radcliffe,

ISBN: 9781845496630
cover price: £19.95

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What Price Channel 4?
by John Mair, Fiona Chesterton, David Lloyd, Ian Reeves,

ISBN: 9781845496807
cover price: £19.95

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The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial
by Richard Lance Keeble, John Mair,

ISBN: 9781845495565
cover price: £19.95

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Mirage In The Desert? Reporting The 'Arab Spring'
by John Mair, Richard Lance Keeble,

ISBN: 9781845495145
cover price: £17.95

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After Leveson? - The Future for British Journalism
by John Mair,

ISBN: 9781845495763
cover price: £19.95

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Responsibility without Power
by Tim Luckhurst,

ISBN: 9781845495589
cover price: £3.50

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Accidents: Causes, Investigation and Prevention
by James Thornhill,

ISBN: 9781845495084
cover price: £15.95

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The Challenge of Value
by Harry Macdivitt, Mike Wilkinson,

ISBN: 9781845494490
cover price: £12.99

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The Fable of the Sharks
by Eduard Gracia,

ISBN: 9781845490652
cover price: £8.99

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Experimental Statistics using MINITAB
by Colin Weatherup,

ISBN: 9781845492083
cover price: £9.99

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Design Aspects of Power Transformers
by Jim Fyvie,

ISBN: 9781845493776
cover price: £9.99

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First Course in Digital Signal Processing using DADiSP
by Allen Brown, Zhang Jun,

ISBN: 9781845495022
cover price: £15.00

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Richard II in New York
by Steven Berkoff,

ISBN: 9781845492151
cover price: £8.99

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Victims and Viragos: Metropolitan Women, Crime and the Eighteenth-Century Justice System
by Gregory Durston,

ISBN: 9781845492212
cover price: £11.99

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Cultural Issues in Working With International Students
by Dr Eunice Okorocha,

ISBN: 9781845493936
cover price: £12.95

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Differential Forms for Cartan-Klein Geometry
by Jose G. Vargas,

ISBN: 9781845495299
cover price: £46.95

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The Limits of Ecology: New Perspectives from a Theoretical Borderland
by Michael A Woodley,

ISBN: 9781845491666
cover price: £9.95

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Turning Monkeys into Lemons
by Lee Gilbert,

ISBN: 9781845492991
cover price: £12.99

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Ethical Space Vol.7 Issue 2/3
by Richard Keeble, Donald Matheson,

ISBN: 9781845494292
cover price: £20.00

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Leeds Studies in English 2009
by Alaric Hall,

ISBN: 9781845494797
cover price: £22.00

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Playing Footsie With the FTSE? The Great Crash of 2008
by Richard Lance Keeble, John Mair,

ISBN: 9781845493974
cover price: £9.99

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LAST WORDS? How can journalism survive the decline of print?
Edited by John Mair, Tor Clark, Neil Fowler, Raymond Snoddy and Richard Tait

It is the fundamental question facing modern journalism. Can print journalism survive the digital tsunami? In the developed world newspapers are closing regularly and journalists live in constant fear of redundancy. Can journalism stay alive in this maelstrom? A distinguished group of journalists and industry experts offer their authoritative views on this, the big question, in this the eighteenth of the Abramis 'Hackademic' series, which analyses the biggest issues facing the media and freedom of expression in today's world.

Contributors include:
Richard Aucock, Catrina Albeanu, Steve Auckland, David Banks, Joely Carey, Clive Couldwell, Jim Chisholm, Tor Clark, Vanessa Clifford, Peter Cole, Paul Connew, Tim Crook, Sean Dodson, Torin Douglas, Tom Felle, Katherine Hayes, Alan Geere, Mike Gilson, Roy Greenslade, Dave Harte, David Hayward, Jeff Henry, Savyasaachi Jain, Dylan Jones, Paul Lashmar, Richard Lance Keeble, William Lewis, Xin Liu, David Lloyd, Donald Macintrye, Barry McIlheney, Brian Murphy, Rachel Oldroyd, Eamonn O'Neill, Roger Parry, Keith Perch, Tim Pollard, Peter Preston, John Ridding, Raymond Snoddy, Adam Smith, Mark Spilsbury, Tom Standage, Richard Tait, Lorna Tilbian, Sir Ray Tindle, Mark Thompson, Andrew Williams, Doug Wills, Dong Dong Zhai and Guy Zitter

After Leveson? The Future For British Journalism
After Leveson? The Future for British Journalism
Edited by John Mair

Was Lord Justice Leveson really the harbinger of the new and the end of the newspaper world as we know it and as he was portrayed to be? The War for Leveson's Ear has been fought by Britain's newspaper industry in the High Court in the Strand over eight months of open hearings. The cacophony surrounding his Report pre and post publication on November 29th 2012 was a sight and sound to behold.

Contributors include:
Dorothy Byrne Head of News and Current Affairs Channel Four; Hugo De Burgh Professor & Director China Media Centre University of Westminster; Duncan Campbell Former Crime Correspondent, The Guardian; Bernard Clark Inventor Watchdog BBC, Hard News Channel Four; Paul Connew, Former Editor Sunday Mirror; Peter Cole Professor Former Editor Sunday Correspondent, Deputy Editor The Guardian; Sir Harold Evans Former Editor Sunday Times/Times; Ivor Gaber Professor City University; Phil Harding former Controller, Editorial Policy BBC; Nicholas Jones former BBC industrial and political correspondent; Natalie Peck Researcher Hacked Off Campaign; Julian Petley Professor of Screen Media Brunel University; Dominic Ponsford, Editor Press Gazette; Peter Preston Former Editor The Guardian; Richard Sambrook Director Centre for Journalism Cardiff University former Director News, Director Sport and Director Global News BBC; Raymond Snoddy Former Media Editor The Times, Presenter Hard News Channel Four/Newswatch BBC News; Mick Temple Professor Staffordshire University; John Tulloch Professor Lincoln University

Roy Greenslade's Guardian serialisation:

After Leveson? The Future For British Journalism
History of the NASUWT
by Nigel de Gruchy

"Give us justice or we fight!" was the 1919 clarion call of the Union's founding leaders which echoed down the years. Whether it was outrageous denial of recognition, or low pay with negotiations conducted in secrecy, or voluntary 'duties' taken for granted, or controversial hikes in pension contributions (1956 and 1972 are being repeated today) or being expected to teach disruptive pupils in impossible circumstances, the NASUWT believed in the unique feature distinguishing a genuine trade union from other types of organisation – the willingness of employees to challenge by direct action gross injustice perpetrated by employers and government.

However, the NASUWT preferred compromise and consensus. National incomes policies and social contracts were supported, subject to fairness and even application to all. Third party intervention in salary negotiations proved more productive than the 'jungle of free collective bargaining'. The History of the NASUWT ends on an optimistic and positive note welcoming the Social Partnership with the Labour Government in the early 2000s. The wanton destruction of that productive relationship between government and all but one of the school teacher unions after the general election of 2010 by the Coalition Parties is in the words of the author "reckless and deplorable".

History of the NASUWT
The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial
Revised Second Edition
edited by John Mair & Richard Keeble

Hackgate is the biggest scandal to engulf the mainstream press in decades. What started as a small bush fire – with News of the World royal editor and his private detective friend Glenn Mulcaire being detained at Her Majesty's pleasure in 2007 for hacking illegally into the phones of the royal family and others – became a forest fire destroying countless reputations (and the NoW) in its wake.

The first edition, published in February 2012, soon became the standard text on the Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press.

It was serialised over twenty five days in the Media Guardian and read by Lord Justice Leveson himself. This second edition updates the thirty original contributions and includes new material from Sir Harold Evans, Roy Greenslade and Ray Snoddy on Leveson and after. Other contributors include Chris Atkins, Steven Barnett, Patrick Barrow, Teodora Beleaga, Daniel Bennett, Damian Paul Carney, Brian Cathcart, Glenda Cooper, the Co-ordinating Committee for Media Reform, Tim Crook, Sean Dodson, Sallyanne Duncan, Chris Frost, Ivor Gaber , Tony Harcup, Phil Harding, Huw L. Hopkins, Mike Jempson, Nicholas Jones, Tim Luckhurst, Kevin Marsh, Ben McConville, Jackie Newton, Eamonn O'Neill, Richard Peppiatt, Wayne Powell, Stewart Purvis, Alan Rusbridger, Justin Schlosberg, Kate Smith, Judith Townend, John Tulloch and Barry Turner.

Edited by Richard Lance Keeble and John Mair, it is a 'must read' for all concerned about journalism standards and all involved in journalism and journalism education – either as teachers or students.
The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial

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1 Last Words?
John Mair, Tor Clark, Neil Fowler, Raymond Snoddy
2 Particle Physics, Dark Matter and Dark Energy
David Chapple
3 The Challenge of Value
Harry Macdivitt, Mike Wilkinson
4 Data Journalism: Inside the global future
Tom Felle, John Mair, Damian Radcliffe
5 Data Journalism
John Mair, Richard Lance Keeble
6 Accidents: Causes, Investigation and Prevention
James Thornhill
7 Music On Deaf Ears
Lucy Green
8 Experimental Statistics using MINITAB
Colin Weatherup
9 After Leveson? - The Future for British Journalism
John Mair
10 Theory of Evolution and Relaxation in Multi-Spin Systems
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