Journalism: Principles and Practice (3rd Revised edition)

Journalism: Principles and Practice (3rd Revised edition)

By: Tony Harcup (author)Mixed Media

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Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473930339) To find out more and for a preview of the new edition visit Journalism: Principles & Practice remains the essential textbook for all students of journalism. With each print copy of the new third edition, you receive FREE access to the interactive eBook edition offering on-the-go access to a wealth of digital resources including video tutorials from the author. This book is the must-have guide to everything you need to know about how journalism works. The new edition is fully updated to cover the new essentials: social media, the impact of Twitter, and the need for an ethical approach. This book will equip you with all the skills and savvy you need to become the resourceful yet ethical journalists of the future. New and improved features will help you: * Get to grips with the huge impact of social and mobile media on how we gather information and tell stories * Grasp the rights and wrongs of journalism with a new chapter on ethics and regulation * Learn how to make the most of your skills with tips from journalists such as Cathy Newman and Andrew Norfolk * Think through 'what would you do?' in a new feature that takes you into the real world of journalism at the end of every chapter This new edition retains its innovative two-column structure, stylishly blending theory and practice. As relevant to the newsroom as the seminar room, it is the one book you will need to take you through your degree and into your career as a journalist. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

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Tony Harcup teaches journalism at the University of Sheffield in the UK, 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:


PART ONE: WHAT IS JOURNALISM? Chapter 1: The who, what, where, when, why and how of journalism Chapter 2: Constraints, influences and ethics Chapter 3: What is news? Chapter 4: Where does news come from? Chapter 5: 'The best obtainable version of the truth': journalists as objective reporters? Chapter 6: 'Be curious and sceptical': journalists as investigators Chapter 7: 'We are in the entertainment business': journalists as entertainers PART TWO: HOW TO DO JOURNALISM Chapter 8: Interviewing for journalism Chapter 9: Writing news Chapter 10: Writing features Chapter 11: Telling it in sound and vision Chapter 12: Style for journalists PART THREE: WHAT NOW FOR JOURNALISM? Chapter 13: An ethical approach to journalism Chapter 14: Engaging with the audience and social media Chapter 15: The future is unwritten: challenges facing the journalists of tomorrow

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781473930339
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781473930339
  • ISBN10: 1473930332
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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