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An Introduction To Journalism

An Introduction To Journalism

First Edition

January 2006 | 256 pages | SAGE Vistaar
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  

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ISBN: 9788178296449