Journalism Across Cultures: An Introduction

Journalism Across Cultures: An Introduction

By: Levi Obijiofor (author), Folker Hanusch (author)Paperback

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In today's global digital world, journalists are required to be cognizant of ethical and cultural issues beyond usual national boundaries. This text provides a theoretical and practical introduction to cross-cultural journalism, equipping students with the skills and understanding they need today.

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LEVI OBIJIOFOR is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the School of Journalism and Communication, the University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests focus on foreign news reporting across cultures, impact of new technologies on journalistic practices, as well as journalism education. He teaches postgraduate and undergraduate courses in journalism and communication. FOLKER HANUSCH is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. His main research interests centre on news representations of death and dying, travel journalism, as well as comparative journalism practices. He has published widely on these topics in a number of international journals.


Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Evolving press theories and media models Chapter 3: Journalistic practices and role perceptions Chapter 4: Journalism education around the world Chapter 5: Gender in journalism Chapter 6: Foreign news reporting in the digital age Chapter 7: Approaches to reporting peace and conflict Chapter 8: Commercialisation of journalism Chapter 9: Impact of new technologies Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230236103
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780230236103
  • weight: 383
  • ISBN10: 0230236103

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