We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Journalists for the 21st Century by Slavko Splichal

This book reports the results of a comparative survey of journalism students in university-level institutions in 22 countries of the major world regions. The survey and analysis are guided by a critical discussion of concepts of journalistic professionalism and the role played by education and training in developing such ideas. The book explores the origins and motivations of students, and the ambitions they have as future journalists. The students had three different concepts of the role of the press: the enlightenment model in which the prime functions is to educate and inform; the power model, ensuring the views of socially powerful groups are publicized; and the entertainment model, which provides the audience with distractions. With a strong desire for professional status, they believe that the form of media ownership dominant in their own society is a major threat to press freedom.

Buy Journalists for the 21st Century by Slavko Splichal from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780893917258
ISBN-10: 0893917257
Format: Hardback
Pages: 206
Imprint: Praeger Publishers Inc
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Journalists for the 21st Century by Slavko Splichal

Book Reviews - Journalists for the 21st Century by Slavko Splichal

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Journalists for the 21st Century book by Slavko Splichal 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!)


Author Biography - Slavko Splichal

lichal /f Slavko rks /f Colin

A Preview for this title is currently not available.