ISBN 9780071070683,Keywords In News And Journalism Studies

Keywords In News And Journalism Studies



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071070683

ISBN-10 0071070680


Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)

Press & journalism

This comprehensive glossary offers clear and insightful definitions of the most significant keywords in news and journalism studies. Ranging from 'above the fold' to 'zinger', and with over 400 terms in between, it covers words associated with newspapers, radio and television news, magazines, photojournalism and Internet reporting. Other examples include 'agenda setting', 'libel', 'news values', 'objectivity,' 'scoop' and 'tabloidization'. Written by two of the field's leading scholars, it offers an informed perspective on the key terms. It considers a range of genres, including business, crime, environmental, fashion, lifestyle, investigative, science, sports and war journalism as well as looking at new alternatives such as 'Wikinews' and 'Twitter'. This lively and engaging treatment will provide students, researchers and journalists with a solid grounding in the fast-moving vocabulary of news and journalism studies. TABLE OF CONTENTS Ranging from 'above the fold' to 'zinger', and with over 400 terms in between It covers words associated with newspapers Radio and television news Magazines, photojournalism and Internet reporting Other examples include 'agenda setting', 'libel', 'news values' 'Objectivity,' 'scoop' and 'tabloidization'.