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Making Journalists by Hugo de Burgh
Book DescriptionAt a time when the media's relation to power is at the forefront of political discussion, this book considers how journalists can affect public discourse on politics, economy and society at large. From well-known and respected authors providing all new material, Making Journalists considers journalism education, training, practice and professionalism across a wide range of countries, including Saudi Arabia, Africa, India, USA and the UK. The book offers insights into: * what journalism is * how education makes the journalist and, therefore, the news * models of journalism taught and practised across the globe * the ethical implications of the process. When news reporting can lead to decisions on whether or not to got to war, everything can be affected by journalists and their mediation of the world. This text brings these present issues together in one invaluable resource for all students of journalism, politics and media studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415315029
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hugo de Burgh
China's Environment and China's Environment Journalists, Paperback (July 2012)
A study that investigates China's journalists to understand their attitudes towards the environment, their means of operation and their views on the significance of their own work. It presents the findings that show that they are responding enthusiastically to promptings from government to expose environment and climate change issues.
Investigative Journalism, Paperback (May 2008)
Investigative journalism has helped bring down governments, imprison politicians, trigger legislation, reveal miscarriages of justice and shame corporations. This title provides an introduction to this part of our social life: its origins, the men and women who established its norms and its achievements.
England 2020, Paperback (April 2008)View all books by Hugo de Burgh
England is the country which invented Association Football, democracy and the USA; it is also the country which has no national song and whose favourite dish is chicken tikka massala. This book sets out an idea of an English future - one based on pride in its achievements without bigotry towards others.
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Author Biography - Hugo de Burgh
Hugo de Burgh is Professor of Journalism at the University of Westminster. He writes on relationships between journalism and modernisation and has published books on the history of journalism in China, and on investigative journalism.
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