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This excellent critical introduction provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries whilst also offering a discussion of print journalism in a broader, critical context.
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Print Journalism

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This excellent critical introduction provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries whilst also offering a discussion of print journalism in a broader, critical context.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203006764
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 8/31/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Section 1 DS Context: history, structure and business of print media
Chapter 1: The print industry -- yesterday, today and tomorrow: An overview
by Martin Conboy
Chapter 2:
a) Surviving against the odds: The structure of the print industry
b) The well-oiled machine: Editorial organisation of newspapers and magazines
by Peter Cole
Chapter 3: Profits and the public interest: The business of newspapers and magazines
by Iain Stevenson
Section 2 - Practice: sourcing, news, features, comment, reviews, production and going online
Chapter 4: 'Get me a great quote': Sourcing and research
by Sharon Wheeler
Chapter 5: The dos and don'ts of interviewing
by Sharon Wheeler
Chapter 6: Practice and theory: What is news?
by Sarah Niblock
Chapter 7: Beyond the inverted pyramid: Developing newswriting skills
by Sharon Wheeler
Chapter 8: Staying calm under pressure: The role of the news editor
by Sarah Niblock
Chapter 9: News subbing simplified
by Sharon Wheeler
Chapter 10: What makes a good feature: The different genres
by Jane Taylor
Chapter 11: The right idea at the right time: Pitching the feature
by Tony Harcup
Chapter 12: Doing it in style - Feature writing
by Tony Harcup
Chapter 13: Facing the challenge of feature editing
by Tim Holmes
Chapter 14: Creating identities, building communities - Why comment?
by Tim Holmes
Chapter 15: Getting personal - How to write comment
by Tim Holmes
Chapter 16: The art of reviewing
by Rod Allen
Chapter 17:
a) Targeting the typical reader: Design for print media
b) Careful planning and creative flair: Planning a newpage
by Chris Frost
Chapter 18: From blogrolls and wikis to big business: Going online
by Neil Thurman
Chapter 19: Journalism in a non-linear, screen-based environment: Practical online skills
by Neil Thurman
Chapter 20: From Nexus to newslog: Online journalism from the grassroots
by Neil Thurman and Susan Jones
Section 3 - More key areas: ethics, law, copyright and politics
Chapter 21: Is virtuous journalism possible? A critical overview of ethical dilemmas
by Richard Keeble
Chapter 22: Courting controversies - Law and the journalist
by Richard Orange
Chapter 23: Getting it right: Copyright and the journalist
by Iain Stevenson
Chapter 24: Beyond the parish pump: Reporting local and national government
by Richard Orange
Section 4: And finally DS an education overview
Chapter 25: Preparing reflective practitioners
by Rod Allen
List of useful websites
Glossary of terms
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