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An Introduction To Journalism

An Introduction To Journalism

First Edition

January 2006 | 256 pages | SAGE South Asia
An Introduction to Journalism provides a lively and authoritative introduction to journalism in all its forms. The focus of the book is to show how journalists do their job, not only by explaining the process but also by hearing from those who do it on a daily basis.

Taking into account the fact that the field of journalism has seen dramatic changes in recent decades, this book

- examines the skills needed to work as a journalist in diverse media—newspapers, television, radio and online

- provides case studies as a guide to researching stories, interviewing and writing for each medium, as well as recording material for both radio and television

- offers a range of comments and tips on the best way to approach stories

- includes interviews with journalists working on a variety of news outlets from the BBC to weekly newspapers.


What Is News?

Researching a Story

Writing a Story


Broadcast Skills

An Introduction to the English Legal System

The Journalist and the Law

Reporting the Courts

Reporting Local Government and Politics

Media Regulation




Carole Fleming

Emma Hemmingway

Gillian Moore

Dave Welford

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ISBN: 9788178296449