Careers in Journalism

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 22, 1999 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
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Careers in Journalism offers all the information career seekers need to explore and choose a profession and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. The book provides an overview of journalism, outlines job options, and shows how to plan and prepare for a career.

 

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Contents

1 IS JOURNALISM FOR YOU?
3
2 VIEWING JOURNALISM IN HISTORICAL TERMS
7
Part Two A Wealth of Career Choices in Journalism
17
3 THE WORLD OF NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING
19
4 THE WORLD OF MAGAZINE PUBLISHING
39
5 THE WORLD OF BOOK PUBLISHING
54
6 THE WORLD OF ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING
65
7 TECHNICAL WRITING
78
11 EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
115
12 WORK EXPERIENCE AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
137
DESIRABLE QUALITIES ABILITIES AND TRAITS
141
Part Four Launching Your Career
147
14 CAREER STRATEGIES
149
GLOSSARY
166
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
170
RECOMMENDED READING AND REFERENCES
175

8 TEACHING IN THE WORLD OF JOURNALISM
82
9 THE WORLD OF BUSINESS WRITING
89
10 ADDITIONAL JOURNALISTIC CAREERS
102
Part Three Getting Ready for a Career in Journalism
113
JOURNALISTIC ETHICS
177
USEFUL WEBSITES
178
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