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  • There are no Heroe By Femi Sowoolu ()
    Femi Sowoolu has just written a book every broadcaster should read and own. It's called There are no Heroes. It is an autobiographical account of how to be the best in broadcasting. In the book, the author attempts to provide a pathway for up and coming youngsters who are determined to embark on a professional media career, particularly one in broadcasting. More than just a resource book, There Are No Heroes could become a credible, reliable companion for the young broadcaster with great ambitions to become the best at what he, or she, does.
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  • Film Production Technique: Creating the Accomplished Image Mamer Bruce ()
    FILM PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE: CREATING THE ACCOMPLISHED IMAGE, 5e, International Edition, combines extensive information on video production with a strong emphasis on how motion picture film can be integrated into a project's workflow. An invaluable resource for those with limited background in the field, it equips you with a solid foundation in the basics of film. Exploring cutting-edge technologies as well as traditional techniques, the text covers lighting, cameras, editing, crew organization, and the production process. It uses clear terminology to explain complex topics and also lays out the basic, conventional approach to scene structure in a straightforward and methodical manner. Extremely practical, the text not only illustrates what you need to know to make a film but also it gives a sense of the magnitude of the process--the trials and tribulations, the mistakes, and the myriad intangibles that can make up a production. Diagrams and screen grabs throughout vividly illustrate the inner workings of equipment and the step-by-step procedures to execute specific tasks.

    Content:
    Part I: BLOCKING FOR THE CAMERA. 1. Creating the Shots. 2. Constructing the Scene. 3. Crew Organization. 4. Previsualization. Part II: THE CAMERA. 5. The Camera Body. 6. The Lens. 7. Composition. 8. Capturing the Film Image. Part III: VIDEO AND SOUND. 9. Video Origination and Film Transfer. 10. Sound. Part IV: LIGHTING AND EXPOSURE. 11. Concepts and Equipment. 12. Exposure and Latitude. 13. Planning the Lighting. 14. Executing the Lighting. Part V: EDITING. 15. Principles, Procedures, and Equipment. 16. Cutting Picture and Sound. 17. Workflows. 18. Finishing on Film/Finishing on Video. Glossary. Index.

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  • The World`s greatest Speeches ()
    THE WORLD’S GREATEST SPEECHES
    A Collection of some of the most famous and motivational speeches from around the world.
    This anthology gives an insight into the minds of great leaders and personalities and documents the way they changed the course of history with their inspirational and motivational speeches. These speeches have not only influenced the people of their times but also today’s generation. The speeches are of particular significance in the present world of violence, turmoil and injustice. It is hoped that this selection of the world’s greatest speeches will prompt the reader to pause awhile and ponder on their timeless relevance and significance.
    Contents• Attlee, Clement R • Blair, Tony • Burke, Edmund • Bush, George W • Carter, James Earl • Chamberlain, Neville • Clinton, William Jefferson • Daladier, Edouard • Douglass, Frederick • Eisenhower, Dwight D • Faulkner, William • Ford, Gerald R • Gandhi, Indira • Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand • Garibaldi, Giuseppe • Gates, Bill • Gaulle, Charles de • Gorbachev, Mikhail • Hitler, Adolf • Javier, Perez de Cuellar` • Jefferson, Thomas • Johnson, Lyndon B • Kennedy, Edward • Kennedy, John F • Kennedy, Robert F • King, Jr, Rev. Martin Luther • Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich • Lincoln, Abraham • Mandela, Nelson • Marx, Karl • Monroe, James • Napolean-I [Bonaparte] • Nehru, Jawaharlal • Nixon, Richard • Patton, General George S • Paul II, Pope John • Prasad, Rajendra • Radhakrishnan, Dr Sarvepalli • Rahman, Sheikh Mujibur • Rao, P V Narasimha • Roosevelt, Franklin D • Socrates • Teresa, Mother • Tito, Marshall Josip Broz • Truman, Harry S • Twain, Mark • Vajpayee, Atal Behari • Vivekananda, Swami • Washington, George • Wilson, Woodrow.
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  • News Writing & Reporting for Today's Media by Itule ()
    The book is really informational. Starting out with an intro journalism course or as a journalism, this a is a great reference book.
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  • Principles and Practice of Public Relations (A hand book of PR for Nigerian Students) By Taye Babaleye, Ph. D ()
    The book, Principles and Practice of Public Relations is a compendium of personal experiences of the author as a PR practitioner and journalist. The book is a blend between the theories and practice of PR not only in Nigeria but also elsewhere on the globe. Drawing inspiration from Senior Nigerian PR practitioners, the book contains a rich chronicle of the origin of the PR profession in Nigeria. It offers a missing link both in theory and practice of PR at a time when there is a dearth of PR books in Nigerian institutions of higher learning. Written in lucid, easy to read language, the book is a must read not only for PR students but also for anyone interested in the PR profession either for personal development or as a corporate companion for reference and application. It is highly recommended for all and sundry in the field of mass communication.

    About the Author
    Born in Akungba, Akoko, ondo State of Nigeria, Dr. Taye Babaleye, is an accomplished international Public Relations Specialist and Journalist with flare for Agriculture and Environmental Communication. He is currently a Senior Lecturer, and acting Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Adeleke University, Ede, State of Osun, Nigeria. He is a man of God, and a complete family man. An ordained Deacon of the Baptist Church, and a  Youth Counselor, his love for human development especially the youths brought him to the class room after rising to the peak of his career as PR Manager at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, where he worked for more than two decades. He had earlier worked as a journalist both in the broadcast and print media before turning up in the Public Relations profession. A prolific writer and an avid reader, he was for many years a columnist on agriculture and environment for the Business Day, a Nigerian foremost business newspaper. He is the author of A Guide to PR practice in Agricultural Research, and PR practice in Nigeria –A chapter in the Global Handbook of Public Relations, online, and many other titles on the roles of  communication in agricultural development. He is a sports enthusiast and a farmer.


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  • Quotes Worth Repeating By Bob Kelly ()
    This is a compilation of quotes both familiar and unfamiliar, each worth repeating whether in spoken word or in written form. Compiled from a collection in the author’s possession going back over two decades, Quotes worth repeating  contains a vast variety in terms of subjects and topics- raging from inspirational to entertaining, educational to spirituality motivating, and humour to uplifting.
     
    At the core of this work is the firsthand experience of the author, Bob Kelly, as teacher, seminar leader, speech writer, public speaker, and president of World Crafters Inc., a firm that specializes in writing and editorial services.
    I'm a sucker for a great quote book and this is one I'm enjoying. Selections range from funny to profound. Every preacher, teacher, writer, public speaker, etc should have a collection of quote books to season a sermon and drive home a point.
    Mark Twain said, "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." Every public speaker and writer knows the power of the right word, but finding such words for a particular occasion can be difficult. A prolific author and an accomplished public speaker, Bob Kelly has made a living by mastering the use of language and sharing it with others.
     
    This collection includes familiar quotes along with a variety of unique quotes gathered by Kelly over the course of twenty-plus years. Selections range from funny to profound, from inspirational to entertaining, from educational to spiritually motivating and uplifting.
     
    There aren't many people in the world who love quotations more than I do, and Bob Kelly may be one of them. For many years now, I have been a subscriber to his "Quotes of the Day" Newsletter, and I have recently spent many enjoyable hours perusing his excellent anthology, "Worth Repeating." Kelly's book is a true Labor of Love, and I enthusiastically recommend it. If you're a serious quotation collector--as I am--you will find many new and impressive quotations on a host of subjects. Readers with a traditional religious perspective are in for a special treat, as Kelly has scoured that body of literature for many real gems. But Kelly is exceptionally well-rounded, and has also included many spectacular quotations from secularists, rationalists, and freethinkers like Bertrand Russell, Thomas Huxley (the guy who coined the word "agnostic") and "The Great Agnostic" himself, Robert G. Ingersoll. I have hundreds of quotation anthologies in my personal library, and Kelly's book is one of my favorites
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  • Dynamics of Mass Communication By Joseph R. Dominick ()
    Presents a discussion of the many facets of mass communication. Coverage of the complex issues facing all the mass media is presented, analysing such areas as its theory, history, structure, economics, ethics, rules and regulations and social effects.
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  • Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future By Stanley J Baran ()
    MASS COMMUNICATION THEORY: FOUNDATIONS, FERMENT, AND FUTURE, Fifth Edition, introduces you to current and classical mass communication theories and explains the media literacy movement in terms you can understand. Plus, this mass communication textbook helps you develop a better understanding of media theory so you can play a role in the media industry's future. Written in an accessible writing style, the text is designed to help you perform well on exams and succeed in the course.
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  • Issues in Book Publishing in Nigeria: Essays in Honour of Aigboje Higo at 70 Edited by F.A. Adesanoye, Ayo Ojeniyi ()
    Aigboje Higo enjoys a reputation as Nigeria’s most eminent and highly respected publisher. Founder of the Nigerian Publishers Association, his long association was with Heinemann in Nigeria. Initially the publisher under the British, he oversaw the periods of indigenisation of editorial policy and transition to majority local ownership. With Alan Hill and Henry Chakava, he was one of the inspirations behind the success of the Heinemann African Writers Series, bringing in titles to the series by authors such as Ayi Kwei Armah, which are now regarded as classic texts of African literature.

    Niyi Osundare, the prolific poet and critic, who contributes the preface to the book, describes Aig Higo as: ‘the ultimate publisher...a poet and writer himself, a literary insider who understands the intimate meaning of words...a deeply rooted cosmopolitan who these past fifty years has cultivated a mind full of ideas...with the protean wisdom of a village elder and the purposive panache of a corporate manager.’

    This volume or festschrift is a collection of essays and articles in honour of the publisher. It comprises fifteen chapters from some of the best minds on the Nigerian and international publishing scenes. The subjects of the papers range from the economics of publishing in Nigeria and the prospects for the industry in the electronic age, through debates about government book policies, to training and the role of publishing organisations both in Nigeria and internationally.

    The contributors include: Victor Nwankwo (deceased), Henry Chakava and Keith Sambrook. The editors are Ayo Ojeniyi who is the current Managing Director of Heinemann Nigeria, and Festus Adesanye, the long-standing publisher of the pre-eminent scholarly Ibadan University Press.
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