Understanding Journalism

Understanding Journalism

by Lynette Sheridan Burns
     
 

"Understanding Journalism provides a guide through the processes and decisions required to produce quality journalism." Starting from 'What is news?' and moving on to consider decisions about public interest, accuracy and reliability of sources, and ethics, this book provides a model for practice centering on developing skills in critical self-reflection. It will help… See more details below

Overview

"Understanding Journalism provides a guide through the processes and decisions required to produce quality journalism." Starting from 'What is news?' and moving on to consider decisions about public interest, accuracy and reliability of sources, and ethics, this book provides a model for practice centering on developing skills in critical self-reflection. It will help answer the question of 'Where to begin?' - examining the processes used by journalists to define, identify, evaluate and create journalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761970255
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/22/2002
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Journalism in Action
Journalism as Decision Making
Finding News
Choosing News
Gathering News
Evaluating News Sources
Constructing News
Editing News
Working with Words

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