Practising Journalism: Values, Constraints, Implications

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Nalini Rajan
SAGE Publishing India, Aug 9, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 358 pages
Practising Journalism brings together experts from the field of journalism: journalists; freelance writers; lectures; and media practitioners to provide a comprehensive collection of current articles.

Offering a unique view of the way journalism is both practiced and taught, this book is divided into four section: core values in journalism; specialisation within the craft; the constraints of practice and implications for the future. It covers areas including: gender and identity in the popular press; sports journalism; urban reporting; embedded journalism; censorship; and alternative media.

This book is essential reading for students of journalism and all those considering a career in the field.


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List of Figures
The Press and
Defining the Principles of Ethical Journalism
An Experiment in Journalism
Those Who Expose
The Right to Privacy against
The Untold Story of Television Coverage
The Greening of Indias Scribes
Visible Dalit Invisible Brahmin
The Relevance of the Urdulanguage Media
Reporting Subconventional Warfare in India
Lessons from the Iraq
1990s and After
The Importance of Being Earnest As Well As Entertaining
The Public Sphere of Print Journalism
Alternative Spaces in the Broadcast Media

Engendering the Public Sphere
Gender Identity and the Tamil Popular Press
Going Against the Grain
The Missing Dimension
Citizens and Others
Porous Legalities and the Dilemmas of Contemporary
Censorship ké Peeché Kya Hai?
Teaching Computerassisted Reporting in South India
Luxury or Necessity?
Youth and the Indian Media
About the Editor and Contributors

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