International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines / Edition 1

International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines / Edition 1

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by John Owen
     
 

International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines is an essential read for all aspiring journalists, media studies students, and those interested in the power and influence of international media working in a dangerous world.
This unique collection features chapters on everything from war zone reporting and covering major humanitarian disasters

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International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines is an essential read for all aspiring journalists, media studies students, and those interested in the power and influence of international media working in a dangerous world.
This unique collection features chapters on everything from war zone reporting and covering major humanitarian disasters to the uses and abuses of citizen journalism. John Owen and Heather Purdey, along with some of the world’s most influential journalists, give students and young reporters what they need to know in order to work safely in, and understand fully, the field of international newsgathering and the ethical dilemmas facing international news journalists today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405160391
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Edition description:
New
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Bearing Witness: Janine di Giovanni (Vanity Fair).

2. The Future of News Services and International Reporting: David Schlesinger (Reuters).

3. Technology, Timeliness and Taste: The Battlefronts for the Twenty-First Century News Agency: Nigel Baker (APTN).

4. Freelance Journalism: Vaughan Smith (freelance and Frontline).

5. Letter to a Young Photographer: Gary Knight (VII).

6. Diplomacy and Journalism: Bridget Kendall (BBC).

7. Non-Stop Deadlines: 24-Hour News: Nick Pollard (formerly Sky News).

8. World Perspectives: Ignoring the World at our Peril: Tony Burman (formerly CBC).

9. Local Heroes: Anthony Borden (Institute for War & Peace Reporting).

10. Taking the Right Risk: Chris Cramer (formerly CNN).

11. Emotions, Trauma and Good Journalism: Mark Brayne (formerly Reuters and Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma).

12. Citizen Journalism: Richard Sambrook (BBC Global News).

13. Working at the Coalface of New Media: Ben Hammersley (BBC).

14. Reporting Humanitarian Crises: Peter Apps (Reuters).

Index

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