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A mis mejores amigos no los he visto nunca recoge una amplísima selección de los angeles correspondencia y los angeles obra periodística de Raymond Chandler, y constituye como tal un volumen inédito. Aquí se desvelan sus reflexiones literarias, que se caracterizan por un gran sentido del humor, los secretos de su personalidad siempre al borde del abismo, su intuición artística, su curiosidad intelectual y su tormentosa relación con Hollywood.

La primera parte del libro es una antología de sus cartas a amigos, editores, agentes y colegas que se lee como una fascinante biografía. los angeles segunda parte consiste en una decena de artículos escritos para l. a. prensa
-varios nunca antes traducidos-, que retratan su cambiante visión del mundo a lo largo de los años.


The Raymond Chandler Papers brings jointly the correspondence and different formerly uncollected writing of America’s undisputed grasp of crime fiction and author of the enduring deepest eye Phillip Marlowe, revealing all points of the nice artist’s strong character and huge highbrow interest. that includes a variety of Chandler’s formerly unpublished early writings—including a gripping piece approximately his wrestle reviews in global battle I—and an deserted profile of the notorious mobster “Lucky” Luciano, The Raymond Chandler Papers is a must have for all actual lovers and an incredible contribution towards figuring out the existence and paintings of the enigmatic guy Evelyn Waugh known as “the maximum dwelling American novelist.”

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This assumes that individuals have small satellite antennae to receive these transmissions. This is of course against the law in many countries. The global media in which journalists now have to operate brings with it more problems. Information is now a commodity, to be bought and sold. News sells, as never before. Of course it has always sold; that’s how newspapers have survived down the centuries. But in this new digital, information age that is increasingly global in its outlook, the commercialization of news-gathering and dissemination becomes a far greater problem than ever before.

Galtung and Ruge concluded their paper thus: ‘It should be emphasised . . ’ (Galtung and Ruge, 1965: 84–85). 33 CHAPTER 2 Global news flow For Bell (1991: 155), Galtung and Ruge’s paper formed ‘the foundation study of news values’. ’ Many of the factors which Galtung and Ruge find as predisposing foreign events to become news – elite persons, negative events, unexpectedness-within-predictability, cultural proximity – are also to be found in Shakespeare’s plays. (Tunstall, 1970: 21) More than three decades after the publication of their paper, Galtung and Ruge’s study remains the ‘most influential explanation’ of news values (McQuail, 1994: 270).

STAR TV planned to offer a wide group of channels. There was to be a general entertainment channel offering mainly American reruns; a sports channel; a news channel; a music video channel; and a Mandarin-language channel. CNN and other American networks had been negotiating with STAR TV for several months. CNN felt uncomfortable with leasing its signal to a separate distributor and withdrew from the negotiations. BBC World Service Television pushed on with its plans, on the assumption that it would be able to develop the world’s second global news network almost as soon as it signed a contract with STAR TV.

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