Journalism

A Career Handbook

Author: Anna McKane

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408103370

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Print journalism is one of the most popular career options among recent graduates. But how many of them land that crucial first job and go on to build a career in print journalism? This book gives you all you need to plan and build your career in journalism, including sections on: - Analysis of the industry: sectors and structures - Types of print journalism: newspapers, national and regional; magazines; consumer handouts; voluntary sector publishing; web journalism; agency work; photojournalism - Range of job opportunities; freelance/salaried; in-house/in the field - Routes into journalism: getting in and getting on - Training and education; resources/contacts.
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The PR Professional's Handbook

Powerful, Practical Communications

Author: Caroline Black

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749468432

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

View: 3072

At a time when rapid changes in communications technology, such as social media, are having a major impact on the way businesses choose to communicate, more and more people are having to understand the principles of modern PR and how they can use it to underpin effective business management. The PR Professional's Handbook offers practical advice and solutions for anyone involved in the public relations function. The PR Professional's Handbook guides practitioners in preparing and evaluating campaigns. In addition to providing a full breakdown on the individual skills required in briefing, writing and presenting projects of different shapes and sizes, the book covers the role and importance of public relations and communications in organizations, addressing, in full, key theories for PR, skills and disciplines, channels and creativity. About the PR in Practice series: Published in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the PR in Practice series comprises accessible, practical introductions to day-to-day issues of public relations practice and management. The series' action-oriented approach keeps knowledge and skills up to date.
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Media Convergence Handbook - Vol. 1

Journalism, Broadcasting, and Social Media Aspects of Convergence

Author: Artur Lugmayr,Cinzia Dal Zotto

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642544843

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 429

View: 7428

The Media Convergence Handbook sheds new light on the complexity of media convergence and the related business challenges. Approaching the topic from a managerial, technological as well as end-consumer perspective, it acts as a reference book and educational resource in the field. Media convergence at business level may imply transforming business models and using multiplatform content production and distribution tools. However, it is shown that the implementation of convergence strategies can only succeed when expectations and aspirations of every actor involved are taken into account. Media consumers, content producers and managers face different challenges in the process of media convergence. Volume I of the Media Convergence Handbook encourages an active discourse on media convergence by introducing the concept through general perspective articles and addressing the real-world challenges of conversion in the publishing, broadcasting and social media sectors.
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Journalism

A Guide to the Reference Literature

Author: Jo A. Cates

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591580614

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 291

View: 351

A critically annotated bibliographic guide to print and electronic sources in print and broadcast journalism. This edition separates Commercial Databases and Internet Resources.
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The Careers Handbook

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241208181

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 3450

This practical careers handbook helps you get to grips with the job market - packed with job inspiration and advice for career development Whether you want to know how to get into your dream career, need help understanding the job market or you simply don't know where to start your job search, The Careers Handbook is packed with advice and inspiration to find the perfect job for you! Browse 17 different industries, from Law and Science to Engineering and Media, finding new, exciting jobs and inspiration in the current job market. Answering all the difficult questions you don't want to ask careers advisers or recruiters The Careers Handbook is your ultimate guide for a successful job search and career development. Choose from 400 exciting careers and find out what qualifications you need, how much you could earn and how to get ahead in your chosen career!
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The Journalist's Guide to Media Law

A handbook for communicators in a digital world

Author: Mark Pearson,Mark Polden

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760870323

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 9164

We are all journalists and publishers now: at the touch of a button we can send our words, sounds and images out to the world. No matter whether you're a traditional journalist, a blogger, a public relations practitioner or a social media editor, everything you publish or broadcast is subject to the law. But which law? This widely used practical guide to communication law is essential reading for anyone who writes or broadcasts professionally, whether in journalism or strategic communication. It offers a mindful approach to assessing media law risks so practitioners can navigate legal and ethical barriers to publishing in mainstream and social media. This sixth edition has been substantially revised to reflect recent developments in litigation, and the impact of national security laws and the rising gig economy where graduates might work in the news media, PR, new media start-ups, or as freelancers. It covers defamation, contempt, confidentiality, privacy, trespass, intellectual property, and ethical regulation, as well as the special challenges of commenting on criminal allegations and trials. Recent cases and examples from social media, journalism and public relations are used to illustrate key points and new developments. Whether you work in a news room, in public relations or marketing, or blog from home, make sure you have The Journalist's Guide to Media Law at your side. 'Whether you're an MSM editor or reporter, a blogger, a tweeter or a personal brand, this book might save your bacon.' - Jonathan Holmes, former ABC Media Watch host 'The leading text book from which most journos learned their law' - Margaret Simons, associate professor in journalism, Monash University
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Design for Media

A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Journalism, PR, and Advertising

Author: Di Hand,Steve Middleditch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317864026

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

View: 1036

This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication to a professional standard, from pre-planning through to going to press or online. In providing the context, principles and thinking behind design over time, alongside the key practical techniques and know-how, this resource will enable you to present information clearly and effectively. Key features: Provides a complete resource, explaining the background, theory and application of design as well as the ‘how to’ Tutorials and exercises demonstrate how to create clean, attractive and well-targeted designs Supported by a comprehensive gallery of examples and case studies Highly illustrated throughout Colour ‘How to’ sections explain in detail how to create layouts and work with type, pictures and colour successfully Design for Media is a core resource for students and professionals in journalism, PR, advertising, design and across the media and creative sectors.
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The Radio Handbook

Author: Carole Fleming

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135258104

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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The Radio Handbook is a comprehensive guide to radio broadcasting in Britain. Featuring two entirely new chapters for this edition, You Radio and Sport on Radio, this text offers a thorough introduction to radio in the twenty-first century. Using new examples, case studies and illustrations, it examines the various components that make radio, from music selection to news presentation, and from phone-ins to sport programmes. Discussing a variety of new media such as podcasts, digital radio and web-linked radio stations, Carole Fleming explores the place of radio today, the extraordinary growth of commercial radio and the importance of community radio. The Radio Handbook shows how communication theory informs everyday broadcasts and encourages a critical approach to radio listening and to radio practice. Addressing issues of regulation, accountability and representation, it offers advice on working in radio and outlines the skills needed for a career in the industry.
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Multimedia Journalism

A Practical Guide

Author: Andy Bull

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317646096

Category: Social Science

Page: 532

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Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide, Second edition builds on the first edition’s expert guidance on working across multiple media platforms, and continues to explore getting started, building proficiency and developing professional standards in multimedia journalism. The second edition features new chapters including: getting started with social media live reporting building proficiency with Wordpress building apps for smartphones and tablets building a personal brand and developing a specialism long-form video journalism, audio and video news bulletins and magazine programmes. The new edition also includes an extensive range of new and updated materials essential for all aspects multimedia journalism today. New areas explored include editing video and slideshows for mobile and tablet devices, the advanced use of mobile devices for reporting, location-specific content creation and delivery, the use of video and audio slideshows, and live blogging. Other updates include more material on photojournalism as a storytelling technique, using and transferring digital images and sound, the use of Google Analytics, and practical guides to storytelling through infographics, timelines, interactive graphics and maps. The book fully engages with multimedia journalism in relation to range of social media and web publishing platforms, including Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, SoundCloud, AudioBoom and iTunes. The book is also be supported by fully updated online masterclasses at www.multimedia-journalism.co.uk.
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The 21st Century Journalism Handbook

Essential Skills for the Modern Journalist

Author: Tim Holmes,Sara Hadwin,Glyn Mottershead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317864778

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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Set against the background of the fundamental issues facing the industry today, The 21st Century Journalism Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the core principles and practices essential to the modern journalist. Convergence, online, the growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology and new demands in news and feature writing are all covered from conceptual and practical perspectives. A thorough grounding in the key debates and techniques is provided; while clear, no-nonsense practical advice helps you develop your journalism skills and make a success of your studies and career. Key Features: A combination of professional insight, academic study and practical exercises allows you to develop at your own pace Thinking it through activities at the end of each chapter allow you to think over the topics discussed and to think about how you could apply these skills Case studies and Closer Look boxes explore real-life examples in more depth Key points to remember and chapter summaries highlight the essential things you need to know Comprehensive but digestible coverage of the key elements of ethics, regulation and law ensures you are fully equipped with the essential frameworks for informed practice With an emphasis on developing the ‘whole journalist’, a creative and visual reporter who can think across different platforms, this text is ideal for all for journalism students training in newspapers, magazines and online reporting.
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The Broadcast Journalism Handbook

A Television News Survival Guide

Author: Robert Thompson,Cindy Malone

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742525061

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 191

View: 9218

Complete with a news glossary, job searching tips and helpful web sites, this has everything you need to know about working in the television news business. It covers many newsroom postitions, from assignment editors to producers, reporters and anchors.
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A Guide to Commercial Radio Journalism

Author: Linda Gage

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 5528

Essential reading for any journalist who works - or wishes to work - in radio. It covers every aspect of the profession, from journalistic practice to media law and gives detailed instruction on the techniques of editing and using equipment, and on the basic skills of writing, reporting and producing. A legal section outlines the pitfalls of libel and contempt, and shows the main restrictions on reporting, particularly during elections. There is also a whole chapter dedicated to advice on court reporting. Written from a practitioner's standpoint, this is the perfect handbook for anyone involved at any level in commercial or local radio. A classic training manual in the profession, the book was originally written by Linda Gage, former Head of Training for LBC. This edition has been fully revised and updated by Marie Kinsey, Head of Broadcast Journalism at the Northern Media School, Sheffield Hallam University, and Lawrie Douglas, a freelance producer, editor and trainer. Marie has had over 20 years experience in broadcast news both in the commercial sector and with the BBC. Lawrie has worked in both BBC Radio and Television, helped establish Reuters' Audio Department and has taught in the Communications Studies Department of Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge. The techniques described in the book now cover the latest in commercial radio production and show how working practices have been affected by the new technology including: · digital recording and editing · use of minidisc portable recorders · using the Internet as a source · effect of digital radio on the World Wide Web The book also includes: · the latest on legal practice, including Scottish and European law · advice on court reporting · more on programme production: phone-ins etc Ideal starter for anyone contemplating a career in radio Includes essential legal information Written by experienced professionals and trainers
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The Newspapers Handbook

Author: Richard Keeble

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203392353

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

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Fully revised and updated, The Newspapers Handbook remains the essential guide to working as a newspaper journalist. It examines the ever-changing, everyday skills of newspaper reporting and explores the theoretical, ethical and political dimensions of a journalist’s job. Using a range of new examples from tabloid, compact and broadsheet newspapers, non-mainstream and local publications, Richard Keeble examines key journalistic skills such as the art of interviewing, news reporting, reviewing, feature writing, using the Internet and freelancing. New chapters from John Turner, Nick Nuttall and Mark Hanna explore the specializms of local and national government reporting, investigative journalism and covering the courts. The Newspapers Handbook includes: interviews with journalists about their working practices examples of writing from a range of recent publications a guide to training and career opportunities the importance of new technologies for the newspaper industry an updated glossary of key terms and a revised bibliography. The Newspapers Handbook encourages a critical approach to newspaper practice, and maintains its standing as a must-have student and professional resource.
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The Journalist

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Journalism

Page: N.A

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Law and the Media

Author: Tom Crone

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136024425

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 373

View: 8831

Tom Crone's classic text has been thoroughly revised by an impressive team of legal experts. It provides an essential source of reference for the key legal issues encountered by those who work in the media such as journalists, editors and producers, as well as media lawyers. Topics covered include: Protection of Reputation Copyright and Rights Clearance New Media Breach of Confidence and Privacy The Data Protection Act 1998 Reporting Restrictions, Contempt of Court and Protection of Journalistic Sources The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Official Secrets Professional Regulatory Bodies and Advertising The Human Rights Act 1998 The Law in Scotland and the United States of America Comprehensive supplementary reference material is also provided, including a glossary of legal terms, addresses, telephone numbers and web sites of professional bodies, and specimen agreements including interview agreements and moral rights waivers. With contributions from: Terence Bergin, Marietta Cauchi, Jane Colston, Mark Cranwell, Charles de Fleurieu, Simon Dowson-Collins, David Green, Peter Grundberg, Rebecca Handler, Joanna Ludlam, Rosalind McInnes, Hugh Tomlinson and John Wadham.
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The Magazines Handbook

Author: Jenny McKay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415617561

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 348

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The Magazines Handbook remains the comprehensive introduction to magazine journalism and the magazine industry. It describes the business of publishing magazines and explores the work of magazine journalists. Using examples from consumer magazines, trade journals, periodicals and specialist publications, Jenny McKay discusses the key jobs in the industry, from sub-editor to fashion assistant and journalist through to publisher. The Magazines Handbook outlines the specialist skills involved in magazine journalism including commissioning, writing news and features, researching, interviewing, sub-editing and production. Specialist chapters discuss electronic publishing and online journalism, magazine design, photography and picture editing as well as the legal framework in which magazine journalists have to operate. The Magazines Handbook includes Interviews with magazine journalists, editors, picture researchers and publishers Advice on starting out and freelancing in the magazine industry An analysis of 'new journalism' and reportage A glossary of key terms and specialist concepts Information on contacts, courses and professional training Fully updated and rewritten chapters on electronic publishing and electronic journalism, and the magazine journalist and the law.
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The 21st Century Media (r)evolution

Emergent Communication Practices

Author: Jim Macnamara

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9781433109362

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 408

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The emergence of 'new media' and social media is frequently discussed in contemporary society. However, media and public communication are mostly analyzed within particular theoretical frameworks and within specific disciplinary fields. Such approaches have created polarized views on media and communication, and fail to create an understanding of the interdependencies between these fields. This book expertly synthesizes competing theories and disciplinary viewpoints, integrates scholarly and cutting edge research, and examines international data from fast-growing markets including China, to provide a comprehensive, holistic view of the twenty-first century (r)evolution in media and public communication. The book identifies how the changes are located in practices rather than technologies and that these practices are emergent in highly significant ways. Engaging and accessible, the book is essential reading for media scholars and communication professionals, and a valuable text for courses in media studies, journalism, advertising, public relations, and organisational and political communication.
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Advancing the Story: Broadcast Journalism In A Multimedia World (Text Only)

Author: Debora Halpern Wenger,Deborah Potter

Publisher: C Q Press College

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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Buy your copy now and pay only $5 for shipping!· (Use code C9BRGG when checking out. Applies only to orders in the US/Canada.) PROFESSORS: TO ORDER THE TEXT + ONLINE WORKBOOK PACKAGE, USE ISBN 978-0-87289-901-8. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THE ONLINE WORKBOOK. In today&BAD:’s media world, broadcast journalists need to do more than produce top-notch news reports. They must write stories that will be put on the air, as well as posted online or printed in tomorrow&BAD:’s paper. Multiplatform journalism is simply a fact of life for any up-and-coming journalist who wants to get ahead and compete for the industry&BAD:’s best jobs. So how do you teach your students to think beyond repurposing, to advance their stories to the next level, for any medium?Beginning with the premise that broadcast journalism is an excellent starting point for multimedia storytelling, broadcast veterans Debora Halpern Wenger and Deborah Potter build on the basics of good television reporting practices. Advancing the Story helps students understand the strengths of each medium, with depth, interactivity, and immediacy all playing a different role as content is separated from container. One approach does not fit all media&BAD:—Wenger and Potter show students specific techniques and strategies for maximizing the advantages of each platform.In every chapter, the authors provide:Know and Tell reports, a distinctive feature in which dozens of professional journalists lend their expertise and insight on multiplatform approaches, trends, and industry changes.Trade Tools showcase select materials used in the authors&BAD:’ training seminars such as handy checklists of pointers and best practices. Taking it Home offers brief chapter wrap-ups. Talking Points provide questions and scenarios for in-class discussion. eLearning Opportunities include chapter exercises, practice tools, and additional resources found online in the book&BAD:’s interactive multimedia workbook. NOTE: FOR THE BOOK PACKAGED WITH ACCESS TO THE ONLINE WORKBOOK, ORDER ISBN 978-0-87289-901-8. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THE ONLINE WORKBOOK.
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21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook

Author: William F. Eadie

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412950309

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 942

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Via 100 entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on Communication will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of communication ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter.
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