Journalism: Principles and Practice

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SAGE Publications, Apr 1, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 244 pages
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This is the indispensable guide to the theory and practice of journalism, now updated with 20% entirely new material. With its innovative text design, it creatively combines the experience and advice of practicing journalists with the theories and insights from the academic study of journalism. This Second Edition thoroughly addresses the converged nature of much 21st century journalism, with discussion and examples of online practice embedded throughout to represent the reality that online journalism is increasingly part of the job for all journalists.

 

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Contents

two constraints and influences on journalists
15
three what is news?
37
four where does news come from?
57
five the journalist as objective reporter
79
six the journalist as investigator
95
seven the journalist as entertainer
113
eight interviewing
125
nine writing news
141
ten writing features
155
eleven telling it in pictures
171
twelve style for journalists
187
the challenge for journalism
207
national union of journalists code of conduct
221
references and bibliography
223
index
239
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About the author (2009)

Tony Harcup teaches journalism at the University of Sheffield in the UK, nbsp;and has spent more than 20 years working as a staff and freelance journalist in both alternative and mainstream media before moving into journalism education.Tony has also researched extensively in the fields of journalism, news values, ethics and alternative media, and his books and journal articles are on students' reading lists at universities around the world.His book Journalism: Principles and Practice (Sage, 2015) is now in its third edition and has been translated into several languages, including Chinese and Korean. His other titles include The Ethical Journalist (Sage, 2007), Alternative Journalism, Alternative Voices (Routledge, 2013), the Oxford Dictionary of Journalism (Oxford University Press, 2014) and - with Peter Cole - Newspaper Journalism (Sage, 2010).In 2015 Tony was included in the Sage Video Collection with a talk on ethics in journalism:http://sk.sagepub.com/video/ethics-in-journalism

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