Introduction to Journalism

Essential techniques and background knowledge

Author: Richard Rudin,Trevor Ibbotson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136029133

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 360

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Anyone studying journalism, or training for the industry, will benefit from the broad scope of information and guidance packed into this textbook. Those already employed in journalism or related areas will also find it useful as a reference book. Essential techniques employed by journalists working across all media are supplemented with detailed sections on the workings of public administration, law, health and safety, regulation and training. Each chapter concludes with suggested learning activities and an extensive list of resources for further study and investigation. The approach throughout chapters covering background issues (e.g. law) is 'journalism centred': all topics are related to the interests and concerns of journalists and journalism. Students of the City and Guilds Diploma in Media Techniques will find the book particularly relevant to their studies as it has been developed to reflect the syllabus of this course.
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Introduction to Journalism

Author: Carole Fleming

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941828

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 245

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An Introduction to Journalism examines the skills needed to work as a journalist in newspapers, television, radio, and online. This book provides case studies as a guide to researching stories, interviewing, and writing for each medium, as well as recording material for both radio and television. It offers a wide range of comments and tips on the best way to approach stories and includes interviews with journalists working on a variety of news outlets, from the BBC to weekly newspapers.
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News as it Happens

An Introduction to Journalism

Author: Stephen Lamble

Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia

ISBN: 9780195520408

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 468

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News As It Happens is also available as an e-book. News reporting and dissemination is no longer a once-a-day occurrence but an instant connection to the audience. News As It Happens Second Edition reflects this change, providing practical guidelines for working as a journalist in the age of rapidly evolving media technologies. It provides students with both a strong foundation that can be used across the breadth of their studies and the specific skills required across various media platforms, demonstrating the need for students to adapt to the dramatic technological advancements in the world of news and news reporting. Features Online reporting is integrated throughout the text with in-depth discussion on the positives and pitfalls of this new arena. Tips for new journalists are highlighted throughout and practical activities are included as "news practice points". 'Practitioner profiles' are included with some of our most respected journalists, including Leigh Sales Liz Jackson, and Virginia Trioli, exploring modern journalism through their everyday experiences. New to this edition Updated and revised content throughout, including: the impact of portable devices on journalism; the need to protect media freedom, freedom of speech, and society's right to know; and the issues of the reforms in journalism over the past 3 year (including the restructuring of many news focused businesses and government inquires). Major updates to Chapter 4 Journalism Ethics and Chapter 10 Writing News for Online and Portable Devices.
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The Daily Miracle

An Introduction to Journalism

Author: David Conley

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195513745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 376

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This comprehensive introduction to journalism covers newspapers, radio, television and multimedia. The second edition recognises the accelerated pace of media globalisation at the end of the millennium.
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A New Introduction to Journalism

Author: Graham Greer

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702143748

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 587

Introducing styles of writing other than the inverted pyramid and Wall Street Journal methods, and including chapters on trade unions and the future of journalism in South Africa, this introduction offers South African perspectives to those for whom English is the first or second language.
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Science Journalism

An Introduction

Author: Martin W Angler

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317369823

Category: Social Science

Page: 348

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Science Journalism: An Introduction gives wide-ranging guidance on producing journalistic content about different areas of scientific research. It provides a step-by-step guide to mastering the practical skills necessary for covering scientific stories and explaining the business behind the industry. Martin W. Angler, an experienced science and technology journalist, covers the main stages involved in getting an article written and published; from choosing an idea, structuring your pitch, researching and interviewing, to writing effectively for magazines, newspapers and online publications. There are chapters dedicated to investigative reporting, handling scientific data and explaining scientific practice and research findings to a non-specialist audience. Coverage in the chapters is supported by reading lists, review questions and practical exercises. The book also includes extensive interviews with established science journalists, scholars and scientists that provide tips on building a career in science journalism, address what makes a good reporter and discuss the current issues they face professionally. The book concludes by laying out the numerous available routes into science journalism, such as relevant writing programs, fellowships, awards and successful online science magazines. For students of journalism and professional journalists at all levels, this book offers an invaluable overview of contemporary science journalism with an emphasis on professional journalistic practice and success in the digital age.
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Newswriter's Handbook

An Introduction to Journalism

Author: M. L. Stein,Susan F. Paterno,R. Christopher Burnett

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0813827213

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 332

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Reflecting the fast-changing world of print journalism, the Second Edition of Newswriter's Handbook: An Introduction to Journalism is fully updated and expanded. Authors and experienced journalists Stein, Paterno, and Burnett have refined this edition to more fully address contemporary issues. Coverage includes greater emphasis on recent legal trends involving journalism; the ethical scandals that in recent years have strained the credibility of news organizations large and small; a new section on obituary writing; and increased attention to opportunities on the World Wide Web. From spot or hard news to features, news features, editorials and opinions, the Newswriter's Handbook shows how to develop news judgment, how to write accurately and fairly, how to organize a story and write it clearly, how to handle the complexities of honesty and ethics in journalism, and how to cover traditional beats and prepare to specialize. Loaded with examples from the largest dailies to respected state capital city newspapers and campus publications, Newswriter's Handbook, Second Edition teaches students the writing and reporting skills necessary in today's job market while exciting them about the possibilities of a career in the news business.
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Sports Journalism

An Introduction to Reporting and Writing

Author: Kathryn T. Stofer,James Schaffer,Brian A. Rosenthal

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742561748

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 287

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Sports Journalism introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists. Introductory chapters acquaint readers with issues and challenges in an industry in transition: changing technology, multimedia capability, citizen journalists and bloggers, shrinking news holes, and the deadline-dictated lifestyle of sports journalists. Skills chapters elaborate on news values and the conventions of journalism as they apply to sports writing. From leads to nut grafs, inverted pyramid to Model T, simple sentences to headlines, interviewing to using quotations, Sports Journalism focuses on the basics. The book expands the writer's experience into building relationships with sources and media contacts, using numbers and statistics, practicing AP style, and abiding by legal and ethical standards. An easily accessible format uses checklists, illustrations, and anecdotes to show story organization, news release format, news conference protocol, and media guide content. Chapters include suggested exercises and activities.
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The Elements of Journalism

What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect

Author: Bill Kovach,Tom Rosenstiel

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0804136785

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 332

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The authors outline the main principles of journalism, discussing the ethical and professional issues affecting the work of newspeople, the forces shaping the profession, and the future of journalism. 50,000 first printing.
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An Introduction to Journalism

Authoritative Views on the Profession

Author: Lawrence William Murphy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Journalism

Page: 399

View: 9194

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Principles of American Journalism

An Introduction

Author: Stephanie Craft,Charles N. Davis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131743644X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

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Designed to engage, inspire and challenge students while laying out the fundamentals of the craft, Principles of American Journalism introduces readers to the core values of journalism and its singular role in a democracy. From the First Amendment to Facebook, the new and revised edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive exploration of the guiding principles of journalism and what makes it unique: the profession's ethical and legal foundations; its historical and modern precepts; the economic landscape of journalism; the relationships among journalism and other social institutions; the key issues and challenges that contemporary journalists face. Case studies, exercises, and an interactive companion website encourage critical thinking about journalism and its role in society, making students more mindful practitioners of journalism and more informed media consumers.
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Convergent Journalism: An Introduction

Writing and Producing Across Media

Author: Vincent F. Filak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317681592

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

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Convergent Journalism: An Introduction is a pioneering textbook that will teach you how to master the skills needed to be a journalist in today’s converged media landscape. This book shows you what makes a news story effective, and how to identify the best platform for a particular story, whether it’s the Web, broadcast or print. The bedrock tenets of journalism remain at the core of this book, including information dissemination, storytelling, audience engagement. After establishing these journalism basics, the book goes into great detail on how to tailor a story to meet the needs of various media. Vincent F. Filak has brought this second edition completely up to date through: A thorough reorganization of the chapters, which provides a newer, more practical approach focused on "how to do convergent journalism," rather than simply observing the current state of converged media. A number of new pedagogical features to improve learning and retention, including examples, exercises, breakout boxes and more. Coverage of additional topics such as issues of law and ethics in digital media, and also writing for mobile platforms and social media. A companion website with links to additional examples of quality text, images and multimedia for students, as well as an instructor site with a test bank, suggested exercises and discussion questions.
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Introduction to Journalism

Author: Gwenda Estelle Ansell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781770098381

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 382

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An A-to-Z guide to succeed in the newsroom or refresh rusty journalistic skills, this handbook offers insight into how newspapers are composed. This fully revised and updated edition is interactive, with exercises, discussions, case studies, and checklists supplementing the information at every stage. Including all the practical hints, tips, and real-life South African case studies, it also adds important new elements to reflect the current media climate as well as the opinions of several respected South African journalists.
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Media Ethics

An Introduction to Responsible Journalism

Author: Johan Retief

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195781373

Category: Social Science

Page: 261

View: 831

This book introduces readers to several ethical theories that enable journalists to recognize, analyze, and evaluate ethical situations--and to make responsible decisions for the right reasons. Drawing on the most important media codes of conduct in South Africa, it sets out and discusses ten common ethical denominators, and includes five South African case studies.
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