Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Death, Sex and Money by Michael Young

What was it like being at the news desk on the evening of September 11 2001? Or when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated on re-entry in February 2003? Or when the tsunami hit on Boxing Day 2004? Death, Sex and Money is an open window into the frenetic world of journalism, and how editors fill the pages of a newspaper every day. Veteran journalist Michael Young takes readers behind the masthead to reveal the players involved in writing, editing and producing the modern newspaper. Experience life at a chaotic news desk, and see first-hand how news is collected and the big stories covered. What emerges is the changing definition of news, and how newspapers have had to adapt to the twenty-first century in the ever-present shadow of the internet, blogs and citizen journalism, shrinking formats and falling circulation.

Buy Death, Sex and Money by Michael Young from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780522853445
ISBN-10: 0522853447
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

Book Reviews - Death, Sex and Money by Michael Young

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Death, Sex and Money book by Michael Young and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Michael Young

Michael Young is a freelance media consultant who has worked in the newspaper industry for more than thirty years in London and Australia. He was a journalist at The Times in London, and was one of the founding editors of the award-winning The Times Saturday Review magazine, and its pictorial editor. In 1991 he moved to Australia where he now lives and works. He was Associate Editor of Melbourne's Herald Sun and for seven years pictorial editor of the Sydney Morning Herald. He is the author of the Guide to the Botanical Gardens of Great Britain and is a mature graduate of both the University of London (History of Art) and the Open University (Humanities).

Books By Michael Young

Rise of the Meritocracy by Michael Young
Hardback, September 2017
Bringing Knowledge Back In by Michael Young
Paperback, August 2005