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The Magazines Handbook / Edition 2

The Magazines Handbook / Edition 2

by Jenny McKay


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ISBN-13: 9780415371377
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/24/2006
Series: Media Practice Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jenny McKay has worked as a journalist in magazines, newspapers and television. She is Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Stirling. She was a founding member of the Association for Journalism Education and is a member of the Society for Editors and Women in Journalism.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors     viii
Acknowledgements     ix
Introduction     1
Training for magazine journalism     13
Jobs and careers in magazine journalism     23
Freelance journalism     33
Ideas and Information     46
Writing: where to start     60
Newswriting     74
Features writing     83
Interviews 1: chasing the quotes     99
Interviews 2: chasing the stars     109
Subediting and production     122
Electronic journalism and electronic publishing   Tim Holmes     149
Magazine design   Tim Holmes     161
Magazine illustration and picture editing   Tom Ang     173
The business of magazine publishing     187
The magazine industry     208
Issues of conduct     217
The magazine Journalist and the law   Anthony Richards     229
Useful contacts     250
Glossary     251
Bibliography     277
Index     266

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'This is an accessible and valuable read… I would recommend both books and if you are seriously considering magazines for analysis and production exercises, both the [Magazines] Handbook and the [Magazine] Production book are essential buys.' - Media Education Association Newsletter

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