Aim for the Heart

Write, Shoot, Report and Produce for TV and Multimedia

Author: Al Tompkins

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1506315275

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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Al Tompkins teaches students about broadcast journalism using a disarmingly simple truth—if you aim for the heart with the copy you write and the sound and video you capture, you will compel your viewers to keep watching. With humor, honesty, and directness, award-winning journalist and author Al Tompkins bottles his years of experience and insight in a new Third Edition that offers students the fundamentals they need to master journalism in today’s constantly evolving media environment, with practical know-how they can immediately put to use in their careers. Aim for the Heart is as close as you can get to spending a week in one of Tompkins’s training sessions that he has delivered in newsrooms around the world, from which students: • Learn how to build compelling characters who connect with the audience • Write inviting leads • Get memorable soundbites • See how to light, crop, frame, and edit compelling videos • Learn how to leverage social media to engage audiences • Gain critical thinking skills that move your story from telling the “what” to telling the “why”
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Aim for the Heart

The Films of Clint Eastwood

Author: Howard Hughes

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 0857730479

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

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Clint Eastwood is one of the world’s most popular action stars,who has matured into a fine American producer-director. Entertaining, illuminating and packed with information, up to and including The Changeling, this is the first book to cover his full life in the movies, from his beginnings in 1950s B-movies and in TV’s Rawhide to Gran Torino showing how as both actor and filmmaker Eastwood aims for the heart of the drama, whatever the story. Howard Hughes follows Eastwood’s craft through over 50 movies. He looks at his launch into superstardom in Sergio Leone’s 1960s spaghetti westerns. Back in America, he built on his success as western hero with such films as High Plains Drifter and The Outlaw Josey Wales, winning an Oscar for Unforgiven in 1992. He blasted his way through the seventies and eighties as Inspector Harry Francis Callahan, the last hope for law enforcement in San Francisco. He also monkeyed around in two phenomenally popular films with Clyde the orang-utan, which brought tough-guy Eastwood to a whole new audience and made him the biggest box office star of his generation. Aim for the Heart also looks at Eastwood’s more unusual roles, including The Beguiled, The Bridges of Madison County and Million Dollar Baby. Since 1970, he has enjoyed parallel success as directorproducer of his own Malpaso Productions, with Bird, Mystic River and Letters from Iwo Jima, demonstrating formidable directing credentials. Aim for the Heart covers all Eastwood's movies of many genres in detail, and Eastwood’s story is illustrated with film stills, glimpses behind the scenes, and rare poster advertising material. Aim for the Heart also includes the most comprehensive credits filmography has ever compiled on Eastwood’s work, as star and director.
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Aim for the Heart

Author: Ingrid Weaver

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 9781426881008

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Her orders had come straight from the Pentagon—safeguard Dr. Hawk Lemay at all costs. The renowned expert on nuclear fusion was being targeted by a hired gun because he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could impact the balance of power in the world. Emotional attachments had never interfered with Captain Sarah Fox's sworn duty before, but this bodyguard assignment had its…obstacles. For the strikingly handsome scientist was as determined to protect her as she was to protect him, and Sarah had no ammunition against the brilliant blue gaze that shot straight through her heart. Yet, in the throes of danger, this Delta Force commando would risk it all for love—including facing a firing squad on Hawk's behalf!
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Make It Memorable

Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

Author: Bob Dotson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442256125

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 156

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A nuts-and-bolts guide to the craft of visual storytelling, written for students and up-and-coming journalists by one of the country’s best-loved news correspondents.
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Meditations of the Heart

Author: Howard Thurman

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807010839

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 216

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Meditations of the Heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders. Howard Thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God. This collection of fifty-four of his most well-known meditations features his thoughts on prayer, community, and the joys and rituals of life. Within this collection are words that sustain, elevate, and inspire. Thurman addresses those moments of trial and uncertainty and offers a message of hope and endurance for people of all faiths.
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Mapping the Terrain of the Heart

Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love

Author: Stephen Goldbart,David Wallin

Publisher: Jason Aronson

ISBN: 1461629489

Category: Self-Help

Page: 312

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Charts six skills that are necessary for a stable love relationship: the capacities for erotic involvement, for merging, for idealization, for integration, for 'refinding,' and for self-transcendence.
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The Heart and Soul of Leadership

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780074709252

Category: Electronic books

Page: 206

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InThe Heart and Soul of Leadership, the Australian Institute of Management has drawn together a selection of today's most accomplished academics and professional managers to explore current and evolving concepts of leadership in Australia.This collection of articles examines leadership from different and at times contradictory perspectives. The underlying premise of each chapter, however, is that leadership (whether good or bad, successful or ineffective) is a reflection of the values and beliefs of the leader. It is an intensely personal process, involving the heart and soul of both the leader and those who are led. Like it or not, the leadership journey has deep personal internal and emotional dimensions. Exploring and developing these personal dimensions, and learning to align them with organisational imperatives, is the challenge for leaders in the twenty-first century. The Management Today series The Management Today Series has been brought together by the Australian Institute of Management. The series presents contemporary management and leadership issues and supplies today's managers with the topical information they need to stay ahead in the corporate game.
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Aim for the Heart

Author: Wendell McCall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781890208233

Category: Fiction

Page: 155

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Chris Klick, a guy who traces missing musicians to give himself a trace of the good like, is trying to kick back and relax over a bird-watching, fly-fishing Idaho summer. But the livin's never easy wherever you try it, especially if your job skills attract trouble. Klick's buddy Lyel, a former por basketball player, could get by clipping coupons. But he's a sucker for a story, and Klick's a sucker for a woman in distress. Together they hear Candy McGreggor and agree to find her missing sister, Roberta. Bert has disappeared. Was it voluntary, an attempt to outrun her creditors, or has she been abducted? And if so, what's the payoff going to be? Is Roberta, who, it develops, worked at Butte Peak's county courthouse, the trigger for a string of disasters that plague Ridland? Is her disappearance tried to arecent plane wreck and a pilot dead in unusual circumstances? The entrance of yet a third damsel--luscious, lithe Alicia--shows Klick and Lyel how to follow the money in the case in a chase more exciting than Klick's usual pursuits.
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Big Guns

A Novel

Author: Steve Israel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501118048

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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From Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt style of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), comes a comic tale about the mighty firearm industry, a small Long Island town, and Washington politics. When Chicago’s Mayor Michael Rodriguez starts a national campaign to ban handguns from America’s cities, towns, and villages, Otis Cogsworth, the wealthy chairman and CEO of Cogsworth International Arms worries about the effects on his company. In response he and lobbyist Sunny McCarthy convince an Arkansas congressman to introduce federal legislation mandating that every American must own a firearm. Events soon escalate. Asabogue’s Mayor Lois Leibowitz passes an ordinance to ban guns in the town—right in Otis Cogsworth’s backyard. Otis retaliates by orchestrating a recall election against Lois and Jack Steele, a rich town resident, runs against her. Even though the election is for the mayor of a village on Long Island, Steele brings in the big guns of American politics to defeat Lois: political consultants, Super PACs, and celebrities. Soon, thousands of pro-gun and anti-gun partisans descend on Asabogue, along with an assortment of heavily armed rightwing militias and the national news media. Bucolic Asabogue becomes a tinderbox. Meanwhile, Washington politicians in both parties are caught between a mighty gun lobby whose support they need for reelection and the absurdity of requiring that every American with waivers for children under age four carry a gun. What ensues is a discomfiting, hilarious indictment of the state of American politics. Former Long Island Congressman, Steve Israel has firsthand knowledge of the cynicism and corruption at the heart of our political system. Big Guns will make you laugh, will make you angry, and will make you think as you flip the pages faster and faster to find out what happens next.
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Aim for the Heart

Author: Sue Rich

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780671898083

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Ten years after her family is murdered by the ruthless Boggs brothers, Jessalea Richardson disguises herself as a boy and plots to exact revenge, but her plans are thwarted by gunslinger Char Daniels, with whom she is forced to flee. Original.
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547346654

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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With the publication of her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. When Singer's mute companion goes insane, Singer moves into the Kelly house, where Mick Kelly, the book's heroine (and loosely based on McCullers), finds solace in her music. Wonderfully attuned to the spiritual isolation that underlies the human condition, and with a deft sense for racial tensions in the South, McCullers spins a haunting, unforgettable story that gives voice to the rejected, the forgotten, and the mistreated—and, through Mick Kelly, gives voice to the quiet, intensely personal search for beauty. Richard Wright praised Carson McCullers for her ability "to rise above the pressures of her environment and embrace white and black humanity in one sweep of apprehension and tenderness." She writes "with a sweep and certainty that are overwhelming," said the New York Times. McCullers became an overnight literary sensation, but her novel has endured, just as timely and powerful today as when it was first published. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is Carson McCullers at her most compassionate, endearing best.
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In the Heart of the Sea

The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101221570

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 1931

From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history. In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents and vivid details about the Nantucket whaling tradition to reveal the chilling facts of this infamous maritime disaster. In the Heart of the Sea, recently adapted into a major feature film starring Chris Hemsworth, is a book for the ages.
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The Wisdom of the Heart

Author: Henry Miller

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 0811222365

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 256

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An essential collection of writings, bursting with Henry Miller’s exhilarating candor and wisdom In this selection of stories and essays, Henry Miller elucidates, revels, and soars, showing his command over a wide range of moods, styles, and subject matters. Writing “from the heart,” always with a refreshing lack of reticence, Miller involves the reader directly in his thoughts and feelings. “His real aim,” Karl Shapiro has written, “is to find the living core of our world whenever it survives and in whatever manifestation, in art, in literature, in human behavior itself. It is then that he sings, praises, and shouts at the top of his lungs with the uncontainable hilarity he is famous for.” Here are some of Henry Miller’s best-known writings: an essay on the photographer Brassai; “Reflections on Writing,” in which Miller examines his own position as a writer; “Seraphita” and “Balzac and His Double,” on the works of other writers; and “The Alcoholic Veteran,” “Creative Death,” “The Enormous Womb,” and “The Philosopher Who Philosophizes.”
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Mafia Life

Love, Death, and Money at the Heart of Organized Crime

Author: Federico Varese

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190868937

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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The Japanese Yakuza. The Chinese Triads. The Sicilian Cosa Nostra. The Calabrian N'Drangheta. The New York Mafia. The Russian Vory -v -Vakone.Today, mafias operate across the globe, with hundreds of thousands of members and billions of dollars in revenue. From Hong Kong to New York, these vast organizations spread their tentacles into politics, finance and everyday life. But what is it like to belong to the Mafia? How do you join? Whatdoes it do to your loved ones? How do you make it to the top? And what happens if you break the rules?Criminologist Federico Varese draws on a lifetime's research to give us access to some of the world's most secretive societies. Mixing reportage with case studies and historical insights, this is the story of mafia as it really is: filled with boredom and drama, death and disaster, ambition andbetrayal.Infiltrating initiation ceremonies from Russia to England, visiting exclusive gambling clubs in Macau and Mafia summits in Dubai luxury hotels, Varese builds up a unique picture of life in the mafia from the inside.
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The Citizen Journalist's Photography Handbook

Shooting the World As it Happens

Author: Carlos Miller

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 1781571791

Category: Photography

Page: 176

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With dramatic and exciting stories, Carlos Miller reveals the secrets behind successful citizen journalism. Whether you?re planning a publicity blitz for your cause, you?re interested in the down-and-dirty practices of the police, or just want to be prepared for the moment you?re the first on the scene, this book has everything you?ll need to know to take newsworthy pictures and get them in front of a wide audience. You don?t need a DSLR camera - though they can be useful - what is essential for citizen journalism is a cool head, an eye for a great angle, and the initiative to capture the moment: let Carlos Miller show you how.
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Awakening

A Paradigm Shift of the Heart

Author: Rodney Smith

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834829630

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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What is enlightenment? Rodney Smith’s answer to that elusive question offers an explanation not only of the radical shift in perception that the word enlightenment connotes, but of the entire topography of the journey from beginning to end, of the multiple ways we undermine the very growth we seek, and of the awakened life that ultimately arises out of the new consciousness.
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The Heart's Invisible Furies

A Novel

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Hogarth

ISBN: 1524760803

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Named Book of the MonthClub's Book of the Year, 2017 Selected one of New York Times Readers’ Favorite Books of 2017 From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course of one man's life, beginning and ending in post-war Ireland Cyril Avery is not a real Avery -- or at least, that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Julian Woodbead. At the mercy of fortune and coincidence, he will spend a lifetime coming to know himself and where he came from - and over his many years, will struggle to discover an identity, a home, a country, and much more. In this, Boyne's most transcendent work to date, we are shown the story of Ireland from the 1940s to today through the eyes of one ordinary man. The Heart's Invisible Furies is a novel to make you laugh and cry while reminding us all of the redemptive power of the human spirit.
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Into the Heart of Tasmania

A Search For Human Antiquity

Author: Rebe Taylor

Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing

ISBN: 0522867979

Category: History

Page: 255

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In 1908 English gentleman Ernest Westlake packed a tent, a bicycle and forty tins of food and sailed to Tasmania. On mountains, beaches and in sheep paddocks he collected over 13,000 Aboriginal stone tools. Westlake believed he had found the remnants of an extinct race whose culture was akin to the most ancient Stone Age Europeans. But Westlake encountered living Indigenous communities and unwittingly documented what he could not perceive: an Aboriginal people with a complex culture and a deep past.
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The Heart of Librarianship

Attentive, Positive, and Purposeful Change

Author: Michael Stephens

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838914543

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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“While full of tales of innovation, ideas that challenge our practice, and a regular dose of critical thinking, these pages are likewise full of humanism and heart.” Brian Kenney, Director at White Plains Public Library (NY); from the Foreword Adaptation to change that’s based on thoughtful planning and grounded in the mission of libraries: it’s a model that respected LIS thinker and educator Michael Stephens terms “hyperlinked librarianship.” And the result, for librarians in leadership positions as well as those working on the front lines, is flexible librarianship that’s able to stay closely aligned with the needs and wants of library users. In this collection of essays from his “Office Hours” columns in Library Journal, Stephens explores the issues and emerging trends that are transforming the profession. Among the topics he discusses are: the importance of accessible, welcoming, and responsive library environments that invite open and equitable participation, and which factors are preventing many libraries from ramping up community engagement and user-focused services;challenges, developments, and emerging opportunities in the field, including new ways to reach users and harness curiosity;considerations for prospective librarians, from knowing what you want out of the profession to learning how to aim for it;why LIS curriculum and teaching styles need to evolve;mentoring and collaboration; andthe concept of the library as classroom, a participatory space to experiment with new professional roles, new technologies, and new ways of interacting with patrons.Bringing together ideas for practice, supporting evidence from recent research, and insights into what lies ahead, this book will inform and inspire librarians of all types.
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The Solo Video Journalist

Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

Author: Matt Pearl

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317219856

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 170

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It is becoming increasingly important for television reporters to be proficient in many, if not all, of the steps in production. The Solo Video Journalist will make handling all these responsibilities seem possible, and do so from the hands-on perspective of a current reporter with years of experience as a multimedia journalist. This book will cover all aspects of multimedia journalism, from planning for a segment, to dressing appropriately for one’s multiple roles, to conducting interviews and editing. The instruction and guidance in this text will help make readers valuable players in their field, and it is filled with real-world examples and advice from current professionals. Whether it be college students learning from the ground up or journalists early in their careers, The Solo Video Journalist ensures they will have all the materials they need to be successful multimedia journalists.
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