News reporting and dissemination is no longer a once-a-day occurrence but an instant connection to the audience. News as it Happens reflects this change, providing practical guidelines for working as a journalist in the age of rapidly evolving media technologies. It provides students with both a strong foundation that can be used across the breadth of their studies and the specific skills required across various media platforms, demonstrating the need for students to adapt to the dramatic technological advancements in the world of news and news reporting.
Introduction About this Book Guided Tour Part 1: The History and Theory of Journalism 1. The History of Journalism 2. The Methodology of Journalism Part 2: What is News? 3. News Values 4. Journalism Ethics 5. The Newsroom 6. Journalism Research Part 3: News Writing 7. Interviewing 8. Writing News for Print 9. Writing Broadcast News 10. Writing News for the Web Part 4: Other Forms of Journalism 11. Feature Writing 12. Investigative Journalism 13. Photojournalism Part 5: Journalism Law 14. How We Are Governed 15. Defamation 16. Contempt 17. Other Legal Perils Part 6: News Rounds 18. Courts, Crime, Councils and Sports Epilogue Recommended reading Appendix: Code of Ethics & Code of Practice Glossary of journalism terms Glossary of online terms Bibliography Index
Key Features Online reporting is integrated throughout the text with in-depth discussion on the positives and pitfalls of this new arena. Tips for new journalists are highlighted throughout and practical examples are included as â€œnews practice pointsâ€. Examples are provided from the diverse areas of journalism, including TV, online, print, sports reporting, crime reporting. â€˜Practitioner profilesâ€™ are included with some of our most respected journalists, including Liz Jackson, Virginia Trioli, Andrew Denton and Mia Freedman, exploring modern journalism through their everyday experiences. Supplements Students: Weblinks Flashcard glossary Lecturers PowerPoints Instructorâ€™s Manual
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