Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Camryn Garrett
Release: 2021-05-18
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781984830012
Language: en
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The behind-the-scenes access of Almost Famous meets the searing revelations of metoo in this story of a teen journalist who uncovers the scandal of the decade. Ever since seventeen-year-old Josie Wright can remember, writing has been her identity, the thing that grounds her when everything else is a garbage fire. So when she wins a contest to write a celebrity profile for Deep Focus magazine, she's equal parts excited and scared, but also ready. She's got this. Soon Josie is jetting off on a multi-city tour, rubbing elbows with sparkly celebrities, frenetic handlers, stone-faced producers, and eccentric stylists. She even finds herself catching feelings for the subject of her profile, dazzling young newcomer Marius Canet. Josie's world is expanding so rapidly, she doesn't know whether she's flying or falling. But when a young actress lets her in on a terrible secret, the answer is clear: she's in over her head. One woman's account leads to another and another. Josie wants to expose the man responsible, but she's reluctant to speak up, unsure if this is her story to tell. What if she lets down the women who have entrusted her with their stories? What if this ends her writing career before it even begins? There are so many reasons not to go ahead, but if Josie doesn't step up, who will? From the author of Full Disclosure, this is a moving testament to the MeToo movement, and all the ways women stand up for each other. "Brave, necessary, and unflinchingly real, Off the Record is an instant classic." --Marieke Nijkamp, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of This Is Where It Ends

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Camryn Garrett
Release: 2021
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781984829993
Language: en
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"This is a Borzoi book"--Copyright page.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Peter Mansbridge
Release: 2021-10-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781982169602
Language: en
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Peter Mansbridge invites us to walk the beat with him in this entertaining and revealing look into his life and career, from his early broadcasting days in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill to the fast-paced news desk of CBC’s flagship show, The National, where he reported on stories from around the world. Today, Peter Mansbridge is often recognized for his distinctive deep voice, which calmly delivered the news for over fifty years. But ironically, he never considered becoming a broadcaster. In some ways, though, Peter was prepared for a life as a newscaster from an early age. Every night around the dinner table, his family would debate the news of the day, from Cold War scandals and Vietnam to Elvis Presley and the Beatles. So in 1968, when by chance a CBC radio manager in Churchill, Manitoba, offered him a spot hosting the local late night music program, Peter embraced the opportunity. Without a teacher, he tuned into broadcasts from across Canada, the US, and the UK to learn the basic skills of a journalist and he eventually parlayed his position into his first news job. Less than twenty years later, he became the chief correspondent and anchor of The National. With humour and heart, Peter shares never-before-told stories from his distinguished career, including reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the horror of 9/11, walking the beaches of Normandy with Tom Brokaw, and talking with Canadian prime ministers from John Diefenbaker to Justin Trudeau. But it’s far from all serious. Peter also writes about finding the “cure” for baldness in China and landing the role of Peter Moosebridge in Disney’s Zootopia. From the first (and only) time he was late to broadcast to his poignant interview with the late Gord Downie, these are the moments that have stuck with him. After years of interviewing others, Peter turns the lens on himself and takes us behind the scenes of his life on the frontlines of journalism as he reflects on the toll of being in the spotlight, the importance of diversity in the newsroom, the role of the media then and now, and the responsibilities we all bear as citizens in an increasingly global world.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Neal Peres da Costa
Release: 2012-05-16
Editor: OUP USA
Pages: 342
ISBN: 9780195386912
Language: en
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In Off the Record, author and pianist Neal Peres Da Costa explores Romantic-era performance practices through a range of early sound recordings--acoustic, piano roll and electric--that capture a generation of highly-esteemed pianists trained as far back as the mid-nineteenth-century.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Madeleine Westerhout
Release: 2020-08-11
Editor: Center Street
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781546059684
Language: en
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Madeleine Westerhout, the former "gatekeeper" of the Trump White House, writes about her relationship with the president, and tells the story of the terrible mistake that led to her losing her job. From the first day President Trump stepped into the White House, Madeleine Westerhout was by his side, first as his executive assistant, then as the Director of Oval Office Operations. From her desk outside the Oval, she saw everyone who came in to see the president. She placed his phone calls, and was in the room for several historic moments. During her time working with President Trump at the White House, Camp David, Mar a Lago, and Bedminster, she grew to love her job and admire the president. Then, in an unguarded moment during a dinner with reporters, she made a terrible mistake. In Off the Record, Westerhout tells the full story of this dinner for the first time, revealing the circumstances that led to her fateful mistake. She also writes about her relationship with President Trump -- all the lessons she learned working with him, and why she believes he is a much different man than the one the media portrays every day. Westerhout describes President Trump as a kind and generous boss who continues to be a great leader for our country.

Jonathan Pie Off The Record

Jonathan Pie  Off The Record
Author: Jonathan Pie,Andrew Doyle,Tom Walker
Release: 2017-10-05
Editor: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781911600602
Language: en
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Want to know more about history and politics? Then you should probably go and read a proper book. Fancy a laugh at some smutty jokes? Then go and read Viz. But if you fancy a combination of the two, this is the book for you. In Off The Record, bitter and twisted leftie news reporter Jonathan Pie picks ten of the world's worst wankers and tears them apart. Here you'll find the answers to some difficult questions. Was Blair just a Tory in disguise? Did Cameron really have sexual relations with that pig? Just how the fuck did we end up with President Donald Trump? It's the ultimate guide to political arseholery. With extra swearing.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Norman Pearlstine
Release: 2007-06-26
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780374708344
Language: en
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When Norman Pearlstine—as editor in chief of Time Inc.—agreed to give prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald a reporter's notes of a conversation with a "confidential source," he was vilified for betraying the freedom of the press. But in this hard-hitting inside story, Pearlstine shows that "Plamegate" was not the clear case it seemed to be—and that confidentiality has become a weapon in the White House's war on the press, a war fought with the unwitting complicity of the press itself. Watergate and the publication of the Pentagon Papers are the benchmark incidents of government malfeasance exposed by a fearless press. But as Pearlstine explains with great clarity and brio, the press's hunger for a new Watergate has made reporters vulnerable to officials who use confidentiality to get their message out, even if it means leaking state secrets and breaking the law. Prosecutors appointed to investigate the government have investigated the press instead; news organizations such as The New York Times have defended the principle of confidentiality at all costs—implicitly putting themselves above the law. Meanwhile, the use of unnamed sources has become common in everything from celebrity weeklies to the so-called papers of record. What is to be done? Pearlstine calls on Congress to pass a federal shield law protecting journalists from the needless intrusions of government; at the same time, he calls on the press to name its sources whenever possible. Off the Record is a powerful argument with the vividness and narrative drive of the best long-form journalism; it is sure to spark controversy among the people who run the government—and among the people who tell their stories.

Oral History Off the Record

Oral History Off the Record
Author: A. Sheftel,S. Zembrzycki
Release: 2013-09-11
Editor: Springer
Pages: 301
ISBN: 9781137339652
Language: en
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Because oral history interviews are personal interactions between human beings, they rarely conform to a methodological ideal. These reflections from oral historians provide honest and rigorous analyses of actual oral history practice that address the complexities of a human-centered methodology.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Smith, Joe/Fink, Mitchell
Release: 1989-11-01
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 508
ISBN: 0446390909
Language: en
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The legends of popular music tell their stories--in their own words--from the Big Band era's Artie Shaw to today's stars Paul Simon and Phil Collins. 200 photos. Advertising in Rolling Stone.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Ajith Pillai
Release: 2014-07-25
Editor: Hachette India
Pages: 308
ISBN: 9789350097854
Language: en
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`[Ajith?s book] is the first full account I have seen between hard covers which is exclusively about a journalist?s adventures and journeys in the field... An extraordinary first ?rough draft of history?, a portrait of India from the 80s to the present time.? ? Vinod Mehta `Ajith Pillai?s account of his journalistic odyssey covers the period of India?s Great Transformation from the 1980s to the present. He does so with incisive wit and insight into a breathtaking range of issues. This ought to be a handbook for all aspiring journalists, since Pillai is an enemy of sycophantic corporate ideology and craven submissiveness to wealth and power which characterize most of today?s celebritywriters.? ? Jeremy Seabrook, British author and columnist In a journalist?s career, the best stories can seldom be published? Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai?s colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil; yet, the reports he has written are only half the story. Now, for the first time, the `off-the-record? experiences that never found their way to print are presented in this witty and engaging memoir. Beginning with a call from a furious Chota Shakeel, Dawood Ibrahim?s right-hand man, asking him to retract a story on `Bhai? or face the consequence, Ajith takes the reader on a journey that sees him guide V.S. Naipaul to meet the `boys? from the underworld; follow the sensuous Silk Smitha around Bombay on a New Year?s eve; witness the first shots of Operation Vijay during the Kargil War; track, along with a colleague, a Brigadier accused of high treason across the country; stumble upon embarrassed Congressmen in Kamathipura, Bombay?s red-light district; discover who was actually pulling the strings during Vajpayee?s tenure as PM; and coordinate the coverage of the multimillion dollar Scorpene submarine scam and the sensational Radia tapes. Written with Ajith?s trademark wry humour, these real stories, often more entertaining than fiction, are a testament to a journalist?s life, as well as a comment on the changing nature of the effervescent Indian media.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Daisy Blaine
Release: 2021-04-23
Editor: Champagne Book Group
Pages: 258
ISBN: 1771553871
Language: en
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To be with him she will have to choose: Write the story of her career, or become the story of the year. Freelance reporter Stella Thompson has a standard for newsworthiness. Government scandals, social injustices, and most recently, trying to uncover what really happened to those three girls who went missing one summer over a decade ago. But Cole Maxwell's sex life? It could not register lower on Stella's radar. Until a chance meeting brings her face to face with the man she argues is not worth the page space. Most men would be offended, but Boston's most enigmatic bachelor is intrigued by Stella's disinterest. With her own set of reservations about getting involved with a man who's personal life has been headline news since boyhood, she accepts his invitation to explore his clandestine world. But getting involved with Cole has risks. If anyone were to find out, Stella would lose not only her reputation as a serious investigative journalist, but also the chance to uncover the truth behind what happened to the forgotten girls. When a rogue photograph of Stella and Cole goes viral, she is forced to choose: Write the story of her career, or become the story of the year. "The first book in a terrific series about carnivorous modern fame, its corrosive effects on the soul, and the healing power of love. Daisy Blaine is a writer to watch!" New York Times Bestselling Author Angela Knight

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill
Release: 2006
Editor: Mira Books
Pages: 379
ISBN: 0778323579
Language: en
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Journalist Geri LaRue stumbles upon the story of a lifetime when Kathleen Fowler, a successful businesswoman, is murdered and Gerri is named her sole beneficiary, despite never having met her. Original.

This Thing Called Life

This Thing Called Life
Author: Neal Karlen
Release: 2020-10-06
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781250135254
Language: en
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A warm and surprisingly real-life biography, featuring never-before-seen photos, of one of rock’s greatest talents: Prince. Neal Karlen was the only journalist Prince granted in-depth press interviews to for over a dozen years, from before Purple Rain to when the artist changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph. Karlen interviewed Prince for three Rolling Stone cover stories, wrote “3 Chains o’ Gold,” Prince’s “rock video opera,” as well as the star’s last testament, which may be buried with Prince’s will underneath Prince’s vast and private compound, Paisley Park. According to Prince's former fiancée Susannah Melvoin, Karlen was “the only reporter who made Prince sound like what he really sounded like.” Karlen quit writing about Prince a quarter-century before the mega-star died, but he never quit Prince, and the two remained friends for the last thirty-one years of the superstar’s life. Well before they met as writer and subject, Prince and Karlen knew each other as two of the gang of kids who biked around Minneapolis’s mostly-segregated Northside. (They played basketball at the Dairy Queen next door to Karlen’s grandparents, two blocks from the budding musician.) He asserts that Prince can’t be understood without first understanding ‘70s Minneapolis, and that even Prince’s best friends knew only 15 percent of him: that was all he was willing and able to give, no matter how much he cared for them. Going back to Prince Rogers Nelson's roots, especially his contradictory, often tortured, and sometimes violent relationship with his father, This Thing Called Life profoundly changes what we know about Prince, and explains him as no biography has: a superstar who calls in the middle of the night to talk, who loved The Wire and could quote from every episode of The Office, who frequented libraries and jammed spontaneously for local crowds (and fed everyone pancakes afterward), who was lonely but craved being alone. Readers will drive around Minneapolis with Prince in a convertible, talk about movies and music and life, and watch as he tries not to curse, instead dishing a healthy dose of “mamma jammas.”

For the Record

For the Record
Author: K. A. Linde
Release: 2014-11-18
Editor: Montlake Romance
Pages: 341
ISBN: 1477825908
Language: en
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With Congressman Brady Maxwell up for reelection and journalist Liz Dougherty about to graduate into a promising career, the ambitious couple's future is brighter than ever. But when Brady holds a press conference to officially introduce Liz as his girlfriend, reporters hungry for a scandal bombard her. With her every move under a vicious magnifying glass, the passionate bond between the congressman and the journalist gets tested at every stop. Liz and Brady may be setting off fireworks along the campaign trail, but can their love transcend politics as usual?

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Ed Breckenfeld
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Modern Drummer
Pages: 120
ISBN: 1423457161
Language: en
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Miscellaneous Percussion Music - Mixed Levels

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Jim Cameron
Release: 2020-06
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 183
ISBN: 9798646144363
Language: en
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So you think witty soundbites come naturally to slick corporate executives appearing on TV? Jim Cameron's funny and insightful tales about his 40 years as a news reporter, media trainer and public relations consultant pulls back the curtain on public relations tricks and techniques. You'll get the inside story on how Jim Cameron prepares spokespersons to match wits with skeptical reporters on television, radio, newspapers and online. Readers in the business of influencing the news media will receive a healthy portion of sage media advice along with tasty tidbits of backroom drama, hardball negotiations, creative sleight-of-hand, and a little humble pie. Consumers of the media will learn to tell the difference between well trained PR spokespersons and arrogant interviewees who learn the hard way not to wing it with an experienced journalist.

Oral History Off the Record

Oral History Off the Record
Author: A. Sheftel,S. Zembrzycki
Release: 2013-09-11
Editor: Springer
Pages: 301
ISBN: 9781137339652
Language: en
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Because oral history interviews are personal interactions between human beings, they rarely conform to a methodological ideal. These reflections from oral historians provide honest and rigorous analyses of actual oral history practice that address the complexities of a human-centered methodology.

David Garibaldi Off the Record

David Garibaldi    Off the Record
Author: David Garibaldi
Release: 2016-09-01
Editor: Alfred Music
Pages: 76
ISBN: 1470637138
Language: en
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David Garibaldi: Off the Record contains 10 Tower of Power drum transcriptions, personally transcribed by David Garibaldi. Each transcription features an in-depth analysis of David's interpretation and approach to playing each tune. Titles: Knock Yourself Out * Down to the Nightclub * Soul Vaccination * What Is Hip? * Can't You See (You Doin' Me Wrong) * Don't Change Horses (In the Middle of the Stream) * Squib Cakes * On the Serious Side * Vuela Por Noche * Drop It in the Slot.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Sawyer Bennett
Release: 2014-05-09
Editor: Big Dog Books, LLC
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780989416429
Language: en
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Ever Montgomery suffered the ultimate betrayal by the one man who she should have been able to count on for anything. It has left her hurt, jaded and incapable of forming relationships, but it also means that she can spot a liar a mile away. These traits are earning her a reputation as a reporter with a keen nose for a good story and a complete understanding of the extreme power of the written word. Lincoln Caldwell, is the hot goalie for the New York Rangers. At twenty-four and a rising star, he works hard and he plays even harder. He's gorgeous and carefree--the ultimate charmer. Ladies fall at his feet and the single life has never been lived the way Linc Caldwell does it. When Ever publishes an article about Linc containing information that she received off the record, she finds herself on the receiving end of the athlete's fury. Rather than basking in the glory of exposing Linc as a shameless user of women, she finds herself at his mercy when he demands and receives retribution. Required by her editor to trail Linc for six weeks, Ever is forced to look at the real Linc Caldwell. And she just might find that she has misjudged him. ** This book can be read as a stand alone, as can any book in the Off Series.

Off the Record

Off the Record
Author: Allison Samuels
Release: 2009-10-13
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780061750984
Language: en
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A collection of offbeat, funny, and often moving backstories of the many entertainers and athletes covered by award-winning Newsweek journalist Allison Samuels, Off the Record reveals the inner worlds of today's A-list black celebrities. With anecdotes on everyone from Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O'Neal, Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, and Whitney Houston, this "all-access" book is filled with insightful stories that never made it into the pages of the mainstream press. From her start at CAA's infamous agent training program—which included tasks such as blowing up 200 dinosaurs for the lobby when Steven Spielberg made a quick visit, and picking up Ted Danson's half-million-dollar weekly paycheck—there was no chore too small. But these humble beginnings gave Samuels access to Hollywood's A-list and led to her eventual focus on the world of black entertainers.