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Explains how to "do journalism", how to be a journalist and how to relate all the well-intentioned theory about the profession to doing the real job in the real world. This book relates theory to practice, spans print, broadcasting and online journalism; and includes sections on news, features, sources, interviewing, and ethics.

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Journalism: Principles and Practice by Tony Harcup

`Will prove extremely relevant and popular on courses where students are pursuing Media and Journalism degrees' - Granville Williams, Huddersfield University

`Journalism: Principles and Practice is essential reading for students, teachers and journalists. It seems destined to become a classic text of journalism education' - Professor Bob Franklin, Cardiff University

'Journalism: Principles and Practice combines practical advice with critical reflection and draws on Tony's 20 years' experience as a journalist. It explains how to "do journalism", how to be a journalist and how to relate all the well-intentioned theory about the profession to doing the real job in the real world' - Hold the Front Page

`Novel, user-friendly layout... exhilarating and inspiring... seldom, if ever, have the practical and the theoretical been so well assimilated' - Free Press

`This excellent and easy-to-read book will help young journalists understand the real nature of today's media - and their role within in' - Jeremy Dear, NUJ, General Secretary

Offering a wide-ranging introduction to journalism and combining the experience and advice of practising journalists with insights gained by the academic study of journalism, Journalism: Principles and Practice:

- relates theory to practice throughout

- spans print, broadcasting and online journalism

- includes sections on news, features, sources, interviewing, and ethics

- includes a Style Guide for Journalists and a list of useful websites

In addition to explaining `how to do' journalism, each chapter introduces a range of more theoretical concepts designed to encourage reflective practice. However, it also uses the perspective of practitioners to question media theory.

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`Will prove extremely relevant and popular on courses where students are pursuing Media and Journalism degrees' - Granville Williams, Huddersfield University

`Journalism: Principles and Practice is essential reading for students, teachers and journalists. It seems destined to become a classic text of journalism education' - Professor Bob Franklin, University of Sheffield

`This excellent and easy-to-read book will help young journalists understand the real nature of today's media - and their role within in' - Jeremy Dear, NUJ, General Secretary

About Tony Harcup


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: http://sk.sagepub.com/video/ethics-in-journalism

Table of Contents


Who, What, Where, When, Why and How? An Introduction to Journalism Constraints and Influences on Journalists What is News? Where Does News Come From? The Journalist as Objective Reporter The Journalist as Investigator The Journalist as Entertainer Interviewing Writing News Writing Features Style for Journalists Beyond Print Broadcasting and Online Journalism Conclusion The Challenge for Journalism

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GOR002005793
Journalism: Principles and Practice by Tony Harcup
Tony Harcup
Used - Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
2003-11-26
179
0761974997
9780761974994
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.