ISBN 9788132102311,Journalism : Principles & Practice

Journalism : Principles & Practice


Tony Harcup


Sage South Asia



Sage South Asia

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788132102311

ISBN-10 8132102312


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Information Technology

This is the indispensable guide to the theory and practice of journalism. This Second Edition thoroughly addresses the ?converged? nature of much 21st century journalism, with discussion and examples of online practice embedded throughout to represent the reality that online journalism is increasingly part of the job for all journalists. New and improved features include: - thorough updates with 25 per cent more material - a new chapter on telling stories through pictures, whether on TV or online - fresh examples reflecting today?s multimedia journalistic practice - more insights from online journalists on blogging, the use of video and audio on the web, interactive maps and other ways of doing journalism online. This new edition embraces the new without abandoning the fundamentals of what journalism is all about. It will continue to inspire students of journalism to reflect on everyday practice and connect it to academic debate. Table of Contents Preface 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 Telling it in Pictures Style for Journalists Conclusion: The Challenge for Journalism Appendix: NUJ Code of Conduct References and Bibliography Index