Journalism: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Journalism: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by Tony Harcup
     
 

ISBN-10: 1847872492

ISBN-13: 9781847872494

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is the indispensable guide to the theory and practice of journalism. This second edition thoroughly addresses the 'converged' nature of much 21st century journalism, with discussion and examples of online practice embedded throughout to represent the reality that online journalism is increasingly part of the job for all journalists.

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Overview

This is the indispensable guide to the theory and practice of journalism. This second edition thoroughly addresses the 'converged' nature of much 21st century journalism, with discussion and examples of online practice embedded throughout to represent the reality that online journalism is increasingly part of the job for all journalists.

New and improved features include:

thorough updates with 25 per cent more material

a new chapter on telling stories through pictures, whether on TV or online

fresh examples reflecting today's multimedia journalistic practice

more insights from online journalists on blogging, the use of video and audio on the web, interactive maps and other ways of doing journalism online

This new edition embraces the new without abandoning the fundamentals of what journalism is all about. It will continue to inspire students of journalism to reflect on everyday practice and connect it to academic debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847872494
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of boxes
Note to the reader
Ch. 1Who, What, Where, When, Why and How? An introduction to journalism1
Ch. 2Constraints and influences on journalists11
Ch. 3What is news?29
Ch. 4Where does news come from?43
Ch. 5The journalist as objective reporter59
Ch. 6The journal as investigator73
Ch. 7The journalist as entertainer85
Ch. 8Interviewing93
Ch. 9Writing news105
Ch. 10Writing features115
Ch. 11Style for journalists127
Ch. 12Beyond print: broadcasting and online journalism141
Ch. 13Conclusion: the challenge for journalism151
Bibliography159
App. 1NUJ Code of Conduct169
App. Two: Some useful websites171
Index173

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