jacket condition:; Key Concepts in Journalism Studies is written by experienced academics, journalists and teachers. This book identifies, analyses and presents the central concepts of journalism studies and explores their interconnections. Examining journalism across all media platforms, the book goes on to outline the impact of recent policy developments on the organizational structures, financial arrangements and regulatory environment of the media within which journalism is conducted as well as their consequences for journalism products. It introduces readers to the significant debates within the discipline, by outlining the arguments and positions of key protagonists and by offering summaries and evaluations of academics'and journalists' critical assessments of recent developments in journalism studies.
The book provides:
- A systematic and accessible introduction to the central concepts, structures and professional practices of journalism
- Critical assessments of recent developments in journalism studies
- A consideration of both practical and theoretical issues central to journalism studies
- Further suggestions for reading;