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Newspapers Handbook, The
     

Newspapers Handbook, The

by Richard Keeble
 

Fully revised and updated, The Newspapers Handbook remains the essential guide to working as a newspaper journalist. It examines the ever-changing, everyday skills of newspaper reporting and explores the theoretical, ethical and political dimensions of a journalist’s job.

Using a range of new examples from tabloid, compact and broadsheet newspapers,

Overview

Fully revised and updated, The Newspapers Handbook remains the essential guide to working as a newspaper journalist. It examines the ever-changing, everyday skills of newspaper reporting and explores the theoretical, ethical and political dimensions of a journalist’s job.

Using a range of new examples from tabloid, compact and broadsheet newspapers, non-mainstream and local publications, Richard Keeble examines key journalistic skills such as the art of interviewing, news reporting, reviewing, feature writing, using the Internet and freelancing.

New chapters from John Turner, Nick Nuttall and Mark Hanna explore the specializms of local and national government reporting, investigative journalism and covering the courts.

The Newspapers Handbook includes:

  • interviews with journalists about their working practices
  • examples of writing from a range of recent publications
  • a guide to training and career opportunities
  • the importance of new technologies for the newspaper industry
  • an updated glossary of key terms and a revised bibliography.

The Newspapers Handbook encourages a critical approach to newspaper practice, and maintains its standing as a must-have student and professional resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415240826
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/17/2001
Series:
Media Practice Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Keeble is Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln and former director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Journalism at City University. He is the author of Ethics for Journalists and editor of Print Journalism: A Critical Introduction

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