Journalism


Author: Ian Hargreaves
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192802743
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 294
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Almost everyone reads the newspaper, browses the Internet, listens to the radio, or watches TV. Journalism has an indelible effect on our worldview - from the fight against global terrorism to the American presidential elections, celebrity scandal to the latest environmental coups. Hargreavesuses his unique position within the media to examine how we get this information and the many practical, political and professional decisions that the journalist has to make, as part of the process of delivering that information to us.Is journalism the 'first draft of history' or a dumbing-down of our culture and a glorification of the trivial and intrusive? In this intriguing book Ian Hargreaves argues that the core principles of 'freedom of the press' and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today as they ever were.

Empowering citizenship through journalism, information, and entertainment in Iberoamerica


Author: N.A
Publisher: Universidad Iberoamericana
ISBN: 9786074170474
Category: Mass media
Page: 293
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Reporting for Journalists


Author: Chris Frost
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415240864
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 169
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Reporting for Journalists examines the work of the news reporter from the process of finding a story, tracing sources to support it, interviewing contacts and gathering information and then filing the finished report. It is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a useful guide for working professionals. Reporting for Journalists explores the role of the reporter in the world of modern journalism and explains the importance of learning to report across all media - radio, television, on-line, newspapers and periodicals. Using case studies and examples of print and broadcast news stories, Reporting for Journalists includes: * how to find a story and how to develop ideas * researching the story and building a contacts book * making best use of computer aided reporting, news groups, chat rooms and search engines * covering courts, council and press conferences * a chapter on broadcast reporting highlighting issues specific to television and radio * an annotated bibliography, a glossary of key terms and a list of journalistic websites.

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Thirty Years of Journalism and Democracy in Canada : the Minifie Lectures, 1981-2010
Author: Mitch Diamantopoulos
Publisher: University of Regina Press
ISBN: 9780889772250
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 395
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This insightful, eloquent and entertaining anthology paints a compelling portrait of Canada and Canadian journalism in a rapidly changing world. It brings together thirty years of the prestigious James M. Minifie Lecture, at the University of Regina's School of Journalism. Touching on a wide range of topics from war to climate change to our ongoing constitutional crisis, these lectures have been delivered by some of Canada's leading journalists. They stand as a tribute to press freedom and the journalistic imagination in Canada. Required reading for journalists and everyone concerned about the state of the democratic process journalism informs and animates---or should ---this is a timely intervention. With media industries in crisis and the democratic craft of journalism in peril, this is also the chronicle of the reinvention of Canada, and of Canadian journalism, over the last three decades. It is an intriguing glimpse into the inner life of the press corps and an essential guide to some of the issues that must be addressed by journalists and media reform movements alike in the years ahead. is the signature for the end of a story in traditional news practice. It is believed the practice of closing with "-30-" had its roots in the age of the telegraph. In the age of typewritten copy, it indicated the last page of news copy. We designate it here as the title for our collection to acknowledge the importance of tradition, particularly the democratic tradition so deeply rooted in the profession's history. We use it also to recognize thirty years of the Minifie Lectures, the views of thirty leading journalists and a central paradox of journalism: that there is no such thing as the `final word' but that every end, every piece of filed copy provides our public dialogue with a new beginning. This insightful and entertaining anthology paints a compelling portrait of Canada and Canadian journalism in a rapidly changing world. It brings together thirty years of the prestigious James M. Minifie Lecture at the University of Regina's School of Journalism. Minifie's career as a journalist began in 1929 when he joined the staff of the New York Herald Tribune becoming their Paris correspondent. He covered the Spanish Civil War and Mussolini's rise to power, and during wwn he reported on the Battle of Britain from London. Transferred to Washington, Minifie joined the Office of Strategic Services and at war's end was awarded the American Medal of Freedom for his contributions to the Allied cause. Then began Minifie's long association with the CBC as their Washington correspondent, first on radio, then on television. Throughout his career he also wrote several highly regarded books. James M. Minifie died in Victoria, British Columbia, in 1974.

Journalism

A Guide to the Reference Literature
Author: Jo A. Cates
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580614
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 291
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A critically annotated bibliographic guide to print and electronic sources in print and broadcast journalism. This edition separates Commercial Databases and Internet Resources.

News and Journalism in the UK


Author: Brian McNair
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415307066
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 249
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News and Journalism in the UK is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the political, economic and regulatory environments of press and broadcast journalism in Britain and Northern Ireland. Surveying the industry in a period of radical economic and technological change, Brian McNair examines the main trends in journalistic media in the last two decades and assesses the challenges and future of the industry in the new millennium. Integrating both academic and journalistic perspectives on journalism, topics addressed in this revised and updated edition include: *'tabloidization', Americanization and the supposed 'dumbing down' of journalistic standards *changing work patterns and the feminization of journalism *trends in media ownership and editorial allegiances *the impact of technological innovations such as digitalization, online media and 24 hour news *the implications of devolution for regional journalists.

What's Next?

The Problems and Prospects of Journalism
Author: Robert H. Giles,Robert W. Snyder
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412841375
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 163
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The future of journalism isn't what it used to be. As recently as the mid-1960s, few would have predicted the shocks and transformations that have swept through the news business in the last three decades: the deaths of many afternoon newspapers, the emergence of television as people's primary news source and the quicksilver combinations of cable television, VCRs and the Internet that have changed our ways of reading, seeing, and listening. The essays in this volume seek to illuminate the future prospects of journalism. Mindful that grandiose predictions of the world of tomorrow tend to be the fantasies and phobias of the present written large-in the 1930s and 1940s magazines such as Scribner's, Barron's, and Collier's forecast that one day we would have an airplane in every garage-the authors of What's Next? have taken a more careful view. The writers start with what they know-the trends that they see in journalism today-and ask where will they take us in the foreseeable future. For some media, such as newspapers, the visible horizon is decades away. For others, particularly anything involving the Internet, responsible forecasts can look ahead only for a matter of years. Where the likely destinations of present trends are not entirely clear, the authors have tried to pose the kinds of questions that they believe people will have to address in years to come. While being mindful of the tremendous influence of technology, one must remember that computers, punditry, or market share will not ordain the future of journalism. Rather, it will be determined by the sum of countless actions taken by journalists and other media professionals. These essays, with their hopes and fears, cautions and enthusiasms, questions and answers, are an effort to create the best possible future for journalism. This volume will be of interest to media professionals, academics and others with an interest in the future of journalism. Robert Giles is editor-in-chief of Media Studies Journal and executive director of the Media Studies Center. Formerly the editor and publisher of The Detroit News, he is the author of Newsroom Management: A Guide to Theory and Practice. Robert W. Snyder is editor of Media Studies Journal, a historian, and most recently author of Transit Talk: New York's Bus and Subway Workers Tell Their Stories. He has taught at Princeton and New York universities.

A New Introduction to Journalism


Author: Graham Greer
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780702143748
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 240
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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.

A Dictionary of Journalism


Author: Tony Harcup
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199646244
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 384
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This dictionary includes over 1,400 entries covering terminology related to the practice, business, and technology of journalism, as well as its concepts and theories, institutions, publications, and key events. An essential companion for all students taking courses in Journalism and Journalism Studies, as well as related subjects.

Sob Sister Journalism


Author: Phyllis Leslie Abramson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313265136
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 144
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On June 25, 1906 an event of little public importance occurred--famous architect and womanizer Stanford White was shot dead by Harry K. Thaw, the scion of an influential family. It became the "hottest story" of the century. Four women journalists provided their newspapers with daily doses of tear-producing reportage. Abramson explores the climate, murder, and subsequent trial that led to the creation of sob sister journalism. An overview of the American scene, biographical sketches, daily courtroom events, and news coverage serve to document the origins of this journalistic style. This was the first time that women were recognized as a vast newspaper readership--causing advertisers to target marketing towards women as consumers. This led to the development of women's pages in many major dailies.

The Universal Journalist


Author: David Randall
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745316413
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 225
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Irrespective of language or culture, good journalists share a common commitment to the search for truth, often in far from ideal circumstances. With this assertion, David Randall emphasises that good journalism isn't just about universal objectives: it must also involve the acquisition of a range of skills that will empower journalists to operate in an industry where ownership, technology and information is constantly changing. This acclaimed handbook challenges old attitudes, procedures and techniques of journalism where they are seen as cynical and sloppy. This fully updated edition includes new sections on handling numbers and statistics, computer assisted reporting and writing for the Web, as well as an extensively revised chapter on what makes a good reporter, and a new section on sources. Now more than ever this handbook is an invaluable guide to the 'universals' of good journalistic practice for professional and trainee journalists worldwide.

Defining Moments in Journalism


Author: Nancy J. Woodhull,Robert W. Snyder
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412821414
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 181
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Most great transformations are not apparent as we live through them. Only in hindsight do individual moments acquire layers of meaning that give them great significance. Looking back is not something that comes naturally to journalists, immersed as they are in breaking events and relentless deadlines. But there is still good reason for journalists, scholars, and people who care about journalism to think about the critical episodes in its recent evolution. In "Defining Moments in Journalism, "such authors vividly describe episodes of this kind. Some of the chapters and contributors include: "The Lessons of Little Rock" by Harry S. Ashmore; "Vietnam and War Reporting" by Peter Arnett; "Photo-journalists--Visionaries Who Have Changed Our Vision" by Jane M. Rosett; "The Weight of Watergate" by Ellen Hume; "Women Sportswriters--Business as Usual" by Mary Schmitt; "The Connie Chung Phenomenon" by Somini Sengupta; and "Covering Politics--Is There a Female Difference?" by Judy Woodruff. The years since the Great Depression and World War II have seen vast changes in America and also in its journalism. Journalists' relationship to power and authority is more complex; the press corps has become more diverse; the technology of news reporting is almost unrecognizably different from that of fifty years ago; and economic reorganization of the media has bundled news and entertainment organizations into conglomerates of extraordinary size. "Defining Moments in Journalism "is a fascinating read for communications scholars and professionals, historians, and political scientists.

Journalism Ethics

A Casebook of Professional Conduct for News Media
Author: Fred Brown
Publisher: Marion Street Press
ISBN: 1933338806
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 311
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Accuracy and Fairness.

Investigative Journalism

Context and Practice
Author: Hugo de Burgh
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415190541
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 325
View: 1994
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Investigative Journalism is a critical and reflective introduction to the traditions and practices of investigative journalism. Beginning with a historical survey, the authors explain how investigative journalism should be understood within the framework of the mass media. They discuss how it relates to the legal system, the place of ethics in investigations and the influence of new technologies on journalistic practices.

Journalism

The Essentials of Writing and Reporting
Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Robert Hale
ISBN: 9780719809859
Category:
Page: 224
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Journalism shows you how to write quickly and expertly for all major forms of journalistic writing today. Whether producing a snappy headline or reporting a full length news story, piecing together a ‘feature’ or compiling a blog, this book will guide you through the pitfalls and inspire you to write better. Written by an experienced journalist, the book outlines the principles of journalistic writing, then illustrates these with examples of good – and not-so-good – practice from the real world, helping you to hone your writing skills for both print and online media. Learn how to craft text like the professionals, with advice on everything from how to write compelling prose to getting your first job in journalism. This book is a ‘must- read’ for all practising and aspiring journalists and writers.

Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism


Author: Stephen Quinn,Stephen Lamble
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113603305X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 208
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Journalists used to rely on their notepad and pen. Today, professional journalists rely on the computer-and not just for the writing. Much, if not all, of a journalist's research happens on a computer. If you are journalist of any kind, you need to know how to find the information you need online. This book will show you how to find declassified governmental files, statistics of all kinds, simple and complex search engines for small and large data gathering, and directories of subject experts. This book is for the many journalists around the world who didn't attend a formal journalism school before going to work, those journalists who were educated before online research became mainstream, and for any student studying journalism today. It will teach you how to use the Internet wisely, efficiently and comprehensively so that you will always have your facts straight and fast. Online Newsgathering: . reflects the most current thinking . is pertinent to both industry and education . focuses on what people need to know Please visit the authors' companion website at http://computerassistedreporting.com for additional resources.

Journalism

Principles and Practice
Author: Tony Harcup
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761974994
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 179
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'Journalism' offers a wide-ranging introduction to journalism, which combines the experience and advice of practising journalists with insights gained by its academic study.

Grassroots Journalism

A Practical Manual
Author: Eesha Williams
Publisher: Eesha Williams
ISBN: 1878585630
Category: Journalism
Page: 158
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Basic Campus Journalism


Author: N.A
Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.
ISBN: 9789712321023
Category:
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What Can I Do Now? Journalism


Author: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438133197
Category: Journalism
Page: 218
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Guides students on the path to a career working in journalism. Job profiles include cartoonists and illustrators, columnists/commentators, critics, editors, photo editors, and reporters.