Journalism Principles and Practice

September 17, 2009

Author: Tony Harcup

Edition: Second

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Pages: 256

Price: £65.00 and £21.99

ISBN: 9781847872494 and 2500

The bible of professional education in journalism, now modernised and expanded in a timely second edition. It incorporates latest developments in multimedia convergence without losing any of the verve and intelligence that characterised the original. This book blends seamlessly the theoretical with the practical and encourages students to perceive the multidimensional challenges inherent in good, responsible reporting. The first edition stood head and shoulders above its competitors and this edition maintains the same high standard. The new section on storytelling through pictures is particularly valuable.

Who is it for? Students who aspire to practise modern multimedia journalism diligently, ethically and successfully.

Presentation: Reader-friendly layout distinguishes between principles and practice. Crammed full of engaging examples and inspiring anecdotes.

Would you recommend it? Without reservation. Every student of journalism should buy a copy.

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