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.
Covers the basics of broadcasting from gathering news sources, interviewing, putting together a programme, news writing, reporting, editing, working in the studio, conducting live reports, and more. This text presents behind the scenes perspectives on multimedia broadcast news, where it is heading, and how you get there.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
This important book brings together the latest research findings and theoretical discussions to develop an encompassing, multidimensional and sophisticated understanding of the social complexities, political dynamics and cultural forms of mediatized conflicts in the world today.
The Survival Guide to Journalism is aimed not only at undergraduate and post-graduate students of Journalism, but indeed anyone from any background who is interested in making a living (full or part-time) either through their writing and editorial ability.
Focuses on the insidious and increasing portion of the news media that, due to the dangerously extreme speed at which it is produced, is only half thought out, half true and lazily repeated from anonymous sources interested in selling opinion and wild speculation as news.
This practical introduction to journalism covers all the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good newspaper journalism and provides students with a rich resource of real life examples, case studies and exercises.
This Teeline Gold edition of the "Word List" has doubled in size and contains recommended Teeline outlines for over 12,000 words which might be expected to occur frequently in non-technical material. New appendices of legal and medical words are included.
Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and practising 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.
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.
* A clearly written and comprehensive account of the extraordinary rise of men's magazines * Draws on original research based on interviews with magazine staff and with readers * A major contribution to the understanding of the role of men's magazines in contemporary lifestyle culture. .
Sir David Frost, who died suddenly in August 2013, was the only person to have met and interviewed every British Prime Minister since Harold Wilson as well as seven Presidents of the United States. Other world leaders he interviewed included Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Vladimir Putin and many more. This book deals with his life and work.
It was on 6 June 2004 that BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and cameraman Simon Cumbers were ambushed by Islamist gunmen in a quiet Riyadh back street. Simon was killed outright. Frank was hit in the shoulder and leg. As he lay in the dust, a figure stood over him and pumped four more bullets into his body at point-blank range.