Tales from the Great Disruption: The Newspaper That Almost Seized the Future [NOOK Book]

Overview


In the first of an in-depth narrative series that will illuminate key moments in journalism’s rough evolution in the age of the Internet, Michael Shapiro tells the little known inside story of the San Jose Mercury News, which brilliantly seized the moment yet didn’t know what to do with it, and then, sadly, released its grasp.

Shapiro sheds light on the rise and fall of the Mercury's owner, Knight-Ridder, which rose to dizzying business and ...
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Tales from the Great Disruption: The Newspaper That Almost Seized the Future

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Overview


In the first of an in-depth narrative series that will illuminate key moments in journalism’s rough evolution in the age of the Internet, Michael Shapiro tells the little known inside story of the San Jose Mercury News, which brilliantly seized the moment yet didn’t know what to do with it, and then, sadly, released its grasp.

Shapiro sheds light on the rise and fall of the Mercury's owner, Knight-Ridder, which rose to dizzying business and journalistic heights, only to crash, a victim of the great disruption. Was it inevitable, or were key mistakes made and opportunities missed?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231527392
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication date: 11/22/2011
  • Series: Columbia Journalism Review Books
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digital Only
  • Pages: 19
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Michael Shapiro, a contributing editor to Columbia Journalism Review, teaches at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. He wored at newspapers in New Jersey and Chicago for five years before becoming a magazine and book writer. Most recently, he is the author of Bottom of the Ninth: Branch Rickey, Casey Stengel, and the Daring Scheme to Save Baseball from Itself.
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Table of Contents

ContentsAcknowledgmentsAbbreviations1. Orientation for the ReaderSusan Boynton and Diane J. Reilly2. The Bible and the LiturgySusan Boynton3. Bibles, Biblical Books, and the Monastic Liturgy in the Early Middle AgesRichard Gyug4. When Monks Were the Book: The Bible and Monasticism (6th—11th Centuries)Isabelle Cochelin5. The Bible and the Meaning of HistoryJennifer A. Harris6. Lectern Bibles and Liturgical Reform in the Central Middle AgesDiane J. Reilly7. The Italian Giant BiblesLila Yawn8. Biblical Exegesis Through the Twelfth CenturyFrans van Liere9. Mendicant School ExegesisBert Roest10. "A Ladder Set Up on Earth": The Bible in Medieval SermonsEyal Poleg11. The Bible and the Individual: The Thirteenth-Century Paris BibleLaura Light12. The Illustrated Psalter: Luxury and Practical UseStella Panayotova13. The Bible in English in the Middle AgesRichard Marsden14. The Old French Bible: The First Complete Vernacular Bible in Western EuropeClive R. Sneddon15. Castilian Vernacular Bibles in Iberia, c. 1250—1500Emily C. FrancomanoGlossaryContributorsIndex

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