Facilitation Made Easy Practical Tips To Improve Meetings And Workshops lT journalism is in a supposed democracy it is exposed as insufferably inwardooking and a self regarding boys club democracy it is exposed as insufferably inward Die Constitution Der Materie Eine Vorlesung Uber Die Grundlagen Der Physik Aus Dem Jahre 1884 looking and a self regarding boys club mildly amusing anecdotes about people who soundike they ought not be Het Geheim Van Rotterdam left alone with a pair of scissors never mind be at the helm of national media often veers into tedious name dropping and homage to big guns with tediumevels worthy of Alan Partridge A detailed ook at British journalism going back to the emergence of the earliest newspapers "the origins of today s broadsheets and tabloids and taking us up to "origins of today s broadsheets and tabloids and taking us up to industry today Mostly interesting and written with humour and a good dollop of industry gossip albeit dated now It could ironically have done with some editing at times it was overlong and repetitive Great fun Highly recommended Good book although a bit ong in places I ike Andrew Marr He writes the same way that he speaks so you feel yourself being carried along at pace Although unlikely to read again I found this a useful review of journalism and I now know a ot about the history of journalism as well as the many characters involved This is a thoroughly enjoyable personal history of journalism written by the then BBC Political Editor and former editor of
The Independent Andrew MarrMy Independent Andrew MarrMy certainly delivers on its promise to provide A Short History of British Journalism but rather than delivering a dry journalistic history Marr injects copious amounts of humour and panache He provides many personal anecdotes some Heart Of Darkness longer and developed than others but all entertaining and passes judgement on developments in the media world rather than merely reporting their occurence The personal touch makes the copy much engaging and prevents it descending into a super Book is a guide for those of us who read newspapers or whoisten to and watch news bulletins but want to kno. Andrew Marr s book which is anything but short with 385 pages of dense text is a surprisingly enjoyable journey into not just the history of British Journalism but also a good treatise of what makes the British Press tickThe book suffers from bizarrely ong paragraphs considering his occupation where writing one sentence paragraphs which try to encapsulate immensely complex news information is a standard daily chore and the chapters would benefit from much breaking "down into subheadings I say this because this really isn t a book to try and sit down and read in "into subheadings I say this because this really isn t a book to try and sit down and read in go or two or three but one where you want to digest some fascinating information or insight from Marr and go away to ponder it for a while many times overCertainly despite the ength of the paragraphs I found myself uoting huge chunks of his book on my Facebook page because he had something important to say I could have done this with almost every page even right up to the very final one and I came away with no doubt that Marr is a terrific communicator and a sensible chap to bootThis book won t be everyone s cup of tea If political journalism and the art of writing is of no interest then don t think of picking it up out of a whim But if you do set out to read it it should come picking it up out of a whim But if you do set out to read it it should come no surprise that you might just come away realising as I did ong ago that it simply isn t worth your while buying another newspaper again Though Marr ultimately praises the Press and clearly oves it I came away certain than ever that the news we read in the pages each day is filtered through the biases and political persuasions of so many hands not east the reporter s that you might just as well go ask your neighbour next door what they think Fascinating Takes. How do you decide what is a story and what isn't What does a newspaper editor actually do all day The purpose. ,
You on a tour of a British journalism from its beginnings to the decline in readership of print media in recent years Written before the closing of the News of the World some of Marr s comments and observations seem prophetic As a journalist I found this to be a fair insightful and interesting Amelie Von Wulffen look at my trade For anyone outside of the media youl most Social Capital And Mental Health likely find this aittle hard going Unless you re a historian But for insiders it s fascinating Marr s comments on today s journalism are particularly enlightening although since it was published back in 2004 it
"could do with "do with updating to take into account the political And Technological Changes Since Yes technological changes since Yes s a bit ong But overall I thought it was a great read and definitely reuired reading for any student journalist I should have read this years ago Andrew Marr has been everything open to a journalist from junior sub editor to reporter to columnist to editor except serving as a foreign corespondent In My Trade he traces the history of journalism describes the functions of its various parts and people and muses upon the ethics and morality of both print
and broadcast mediaReaders of or daily papers will do well to heed Marr s advice aboutbroadcast mediaReaders of or daily papers will do well to heed Marr s advice about to recognise exaggeration which he suggests is common or plain invention which he claims is not unknown His portraits of editors great and ess great and of owner Crikey Egghead Marr romps through the history of British journalism A bit dated now shhh Don t mention phone hacking No need for the cheesy jacket but those Victorians eh Phwoarrr Who d have thought it This is a paean to a dying possibly already past the point of no return world and one probably in need of a DNR notice Considering how importan. Of this insider's account is to provide an answer to all these uestions and Andrew Marr's brilliantly funny.