Understanding Journalism

Understanding Journalism

by Lynette Sheridan Burns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761970258

ISBN-13: 9780761970255

Pub. Date: 04/22/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This Second Edition of Understanding Journalism tackles these changes head-on. It integrates media and cultural theory with the step-by-step development of writing skills to give students the techniques and the savvy they need to succeed.

Bigger and better, this new edition includes:

  • A brand new chapter on who journalists are in the social media

Overview

This Second Edition of Understanding Journalism tackles these changes head-on. It integrates media and cultural theory with the step-by-step development of writing skills to give students the techniques and the savvy they need to succeed.

Bigger and better, this new edition includes:

  • A brand new chapter on who journalists are in the social media age
  • Reorganization of skills chapters to bring writing and editing to the fore
  • Full coverage and examples on Twitter, social media and SMS formats
  • In-depth exploration of the ethical issues raised by new media platforms
  • All new exercises, case scenarios and further readings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761970255
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/22/2002
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Part 1From Knowing How to be Being Able
1Introduction3
2Journalism in Action16
3Journalism as Decision Making31
Part 2Journalism in Action
4Finding News49
5Choosing News63
6Gathering News79
7Evaluating News Sources95
8Constructing News110
9Editing News125
10Working with Words146
Bibliography178
Index183

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