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.
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.
The guide to creating engaging web content and building a loyal following, revised and updated Blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other platforms are giving everyone a "voice," including organizations and their customers.
Finally a go-to guide to creating and publishing the kind of content that will make your business thrive. Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting and retaining customers through stellar online communication, because in our content-driven world, every one of us is, in fact, a writer.
Successful technical blogging is not easy but it's also not magic. Use these techniques to attract and keep an audience of loyal, regular readers. Leverage this popularity to reach your goals and amplify your influence in your field. Get more more users for your startup or open source project, or simply find an outlet to share your expertise.
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.
Presents a guide to the skills needed to become a successful television reporter. This book describes the role in detail, how reporters fit into the editorial team and where their duties begin and end. It is written by the author of "Television News", and co-author with the late Bernard Hesketh of "An Introduction to ENG".
Provides the practical techniques and theoretical knowledge that underpin the fundamental skills of a journalist. This book combines skills and theory for radio, TV, print and on-line media. It shows how journalists can work with converged media. It gives essential theory, ethics, law and management skills alongside the practical techniques.
Contains an account of the editorial and production processes used by journalists to bring television news to the viewer. This book is useful for students on journalism courses, print and radio journalists moving into television and TV journalists. It covers the practices and issues in the this industry, and includes illustrations of developments.
Guides readers through the significant differences between the written and the spoken versions of journalistic English. This title helps broadcast journalists at different stages of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English, common linguistic errors, and Americanised phrases.
Ethics and Journalism provides a comprehensive overview of the main approaches to ethical enquiry in Western journalism. It examines the ethical dilemmas faced by journalists in all areas of the media and sets our ways of achieving ethical journalism.
An essential guide to both the theory and practice of online journalism. Accompanied by an author-hosted companion website and with QR codes throughout linking to multimedia resources, this is a much needed core textbook for all undergraduate journalism students.