21st Century Journalism Handbook
Essential Skills for the Modern Journalist
By Tim Holmes, et al.
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
309 pages, Illustrated
$77.50 paper original
The 21st Century Journalism Handbook serves as a comprehensive guide to students of print journalism covering newspapers, magazines and online.
The text covers both the core principles and practices for novice journalists and the fundamental issues facing journalists today – convergence, online, growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology, new demands in feature writing – from both a conceptual and practical perspective to provide students with a thorough grounding in the key debates and techniques in the discipline. It gives clear, no-nonsense practical advice to help you develop your generic journalism skills and make a success of your studies and career. It also serves as an essential introduction to the key debates on the industry.
Chapter 1 Structure of the industry
Chapter 2 Researching
Chapter 3 News writing
Chapter 4 Feature writing
Chapter 5 Production
Chapter 6 Sub editing
Chapter 7 Specialist journalists
Chapter 8 Convergence
Chapter 9 Law, regulation and ethics
Chapter 10 Working as a journalist
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