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.
Has there been such a tumultuous year as 2016 in living memory? The EU referendum in June divided the nation and sent shockwaves through the world. As ever, the Guardian's team of award-winning journalists were on hand to make sense of it all. This is an annual round-up of the paper's best writing of 2016.
A long awaited new edition of the market leading introduction to journalism. Fully updated to cover social media, ethics and regulation, it is essential reading for all undergraduate journalism students.
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.
A complete guide to creating and establishing your place in the blogosphere! New blogs are being launched at the rate of 175,000 a day. To stand out from the masses, bloggers need the detailed information and advice packed into this all-in-one guide.
Drawing on interviews with private investigators, journalists, politicians, police officers and Murdoch executives, this book presents an account of an investigative journalist's quest. It tells the story of what happens when truth is caught up with power.
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.
What will we remember of 2012? The Olympic and Paralympic Games? The Queen's Diamond Jubilee? The faltering of the Arab Spring and the unfolding tragedy of Syria? Whatever the news, "Guardian" writers were there, every step of the way, with their unique and incisive takes on the events of the year. This book includes some of their best articles.
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.
Published in partnership with the NCTJ, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists provides unparalleled treatment of the essential legal issues affecting journalists. Clear, succinct, and practical, it is the absolute handbook for students and practising journalists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.