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Description - International News Reporting by Heather Purdey

A collection of essays by top international correspondants in print, broadcasting, and photojournalism, International News Reporting offers an introduction to journalism written by the people who have made the profession what it is today. * Contributors identify the major areas of professional practice which students and young journalists need to know in order to work safely in, and understand fully, the field of international news gathering* Looks at events from conflicts to humanitarian disasters* Covers crucial topics such as how to report stories about the developing world, how to avoid stereotyping, the uses and abuses of blogging, and risk assessment for journalists in conflict zones

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405160391
ISBN-10: 140516039X
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 160mm x 15mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Heather Purdey

John Owen is professor of international journalism at City University in London and has played a leading role in international journalism for the past 30 years that included serving as chief news editor of CBC Television News. John is the founding chairman of the Frontline Club Forum in London, and also the founding executive producer of News Xchange. Heather Purdey is a senior lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Publishing at City University in London. She has been a journalist since 1976 and has worked in newspapers, radio and television.

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