Understanding Journalism

Understanding Journalism

by Lynette Sheridan Burns, Benjamin J Matthews

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526428103
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/19/2018
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lynette Sheridan Burns has been a journalist for 25 years first in Sydney, then regional new South Wales, where she won three consecutive journalism awards. In 1989 she moved to the University of Newcastle, Australia, where she established its journalism program in 1992. Today she combines teaching with freelance journalism and award-wining research into problem-based curriculum design.

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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