The majority of journalism graduates find themselves working in local settings at some point during their careers; this book will equip them with an excellent understanding of the field today, and will also provide rich theoretical insights for students and scholars who are investigating the role and future of local journalism in a digital world.
The second edition of this widely used writing guide explains how to craft a story from idea to publication. Whether you want to write a great blog post or work for a big masthead, Writing Feature Stories is the essential handbook.
It's a multimedia world, and today's journalists must develop a multimedia mindset. How does this way of thinking change the newsgathering and news production processes? This title builds on the fundamentals of good television reporting while teaching students to use depth, interactivity and immediacy as they maximize advantages of each platform.
Presents the tightly-knit community of writers, artists, and proprietors who gathered around the famous Punch table, and their uninhibited conversations, spiced with jokes and gossip. This study demonstrates how oral culture permeated and shaped the realm of print, from the dining tables of exclusive men's clubs to the alleyways of Fleet Street.
The only media law text published in partnership with the NCTJ, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists provides unparalleled treatment of the core legal issues affecting journalists. Clear, succinct, and practical, it is the absolute handbook for students and practising journalists.
This troubling real-life thriller takes us from their first meeting in a spartan flat in the rough suburbs of Manchester, to a bombing in Pakistan, a dramatic arrest and Malik's reporting career on the brink of ruin.
Ten years later, Malik returns to this extraordinary tale.
Essential Public Affairs for Journalism is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and journalists. It offers engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and gives stimulating insights into how they are, and could be, covered by journalists.
"People increasingly are using documentaries as journalism, younger audiences want to see change in the world," Fraser says. In this book, he lists his top one-hundred documentaries, and where readers can watch them.
Nick Fraser is the author of The Voice of Modern Hatred and The Importance of Being Eton.
In Search: Theory and Practice in Journalism Online, Murray Dick provides a practical and theoretical overview of the journalistic research potential in various online tools. Written by a leading expert in the field, the book offers experience-based guidance into online search for journalism.
This book argues that the personal voice, which is often disparaged in journalism teaching, is and always has been a prevalent form of journalism. Paradoxically, the aim of 'objective' reporters is often to be known for a distinctive 'voice'. This personal voice is becoming increasingly visible in the context of 'the confessional society'.
A critical and up-to-date overview of visual journalism that combines academic theory with the experiences of practitioners working in the field, drawing on a diverse range of media examples, in order to analyse the significance of appearance and branding in the digital age.
Until the 29 March, 2019, when it would all definitely be over.
Drawing on three years of newspaper columns, a complete transcript of the Content Provider stand-up show, and Lee's caustic footnote commentary, March of the Lemmings is the scathing, riotous record the Brexit era deserves.
This course book is designed for short courses of all kinds either in the classroom or for self-study. It contains sufficient theory to lay the foundation for higher speeds for students who chose to progress.
This is the core book in the series. It is the textbook which contains the Teeline theory and longhand transcription, offering a complete course for students and lecturers. All the exercises are presented in Teeline and the business-related content helps prepare students for the world of work.
Martin Conboy explores the complex and dynamic relationship between the popular press and popular culture. He argues for the importance of an historical perspective in understanding the contemporary relationship between the popular and the press. The book concludes with an analysis of the popular press in a globalized media environment.
This popular textbook skilfully guides students through the various elements of journalistic practice. It takes into account recent changes in the field, most notably the roles of social media and media ethics.
Interactive journalism has transformed the newsroom. Emerging out of changes in technology, culture, and economics, this new specialty uses a visual presentation of storytelling that allows users to interact with the reporting of information. Today it stands at a nexus: part of the traditional newsroom, yet still novel enough to contribute innovative practices and thinking to the industry. Nikki Usher brings together a comprehensive portrait of nothing less than a new journalistic identity. Usher provides a comprehensive history of the impact of digital technology on reporting, photojournalism, graphics, and other disciplines that define interactive journalism. Her eyewitness study of the field's evolution and accomplishments ranges from the interactive creation of Al Jazeera English to the celebrated data desk at the Guardian to the New York Times' Pulitzer-endowed efforts in the new field. What emerges is an illuminating, richly reported portrait of the people coding a revolution that may reverse the decline and fall of traditional journalism.
War correspondents are prominent actors in the media world. They took hold in the cultural imaginary soon after their profession had been created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book complements studies of war correspondents in media and communication studies, history and ethnology.
A fast-paced narrative of the hard-driving American war correspondents who reported the war against Nazi Germany from the battlegrounds of North Africa, Germany, Italy, and France-and shaped the home front's perception of some of the most pivotal battles in American history.
It was the biggest leak in history. WikiLeaks infuriated the world's greatest superpower, embarrassed the British royal family and helped cause a revolution in Africa. The man behind it was Julian Assange, one of the strangest figures ever to become a worldwide celebrity.
Exposes the shocking and farcical lack of transparency at different levels of British government. This title argues that without proper access to the information that citizens pay for, Britain can never be a true democracy.
At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal correspondent of the News of the World was caught listening in on Buckingham Palace voice mails. He was quietly sent to prison and the case was closed. But Nick Davies felt sure there was a lot more going on.
This dictionary includes over 1,400 entries covering terminology related to the practice, business, and technology of journalism, as well as its concepts and theories, institutions, publications, and key events. An essential companion for all students taking courses in Journalism and Journalism Studies, as well as related subjects.