So you want to be a journalist?: unplugged

Grundy, Bruce, Hirst, Martin, Little, Janine, Hayes, Mark and Treadwell, Greg 2012, So you want to be a journalist?: unplugged, Revised ed. ed., Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Vic., doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139519410.

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Title So you want to be a journalist?: unplugged
Author(s) Grundy, Bruce
Hirst, Martin
Little, JanineORCID iD for Little, Janine
Hayes, Mark
Treadwell, Greg
Publication date 2012
Total pages 304
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication Port Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) journalism
journalism education
Summary So you want to be a Journalist? Unplugged is a fully revised guide to the world of journalism. This new edition of Bruce Grundy's guide for journalists takes us through new media's impact on the structure and practice of journalism today, with its 24-hour news cycle of multi-platform, interactive media audiences. The book contains instructions on writing for news media as well as practical advice on all facets of reporting. Skills involved in finding information, interviewing, writing news and features, research and investigation, basic subbing, layout and design are covered, along with the essentials of grammar, the law, and practical tips on ethical and professional behaviour. New to the second edition: • online journalism incorporated throughout the text • vignettes and case studies that bring the text to life • examples from Australian, New Zealand and international media • extended section on ethics • extensively updated research section, to help students recognise quality internet research • extensive companion website including further writing practice
ISBN 9781107692824
Edition Revised ed.
Language eng
DOI 10.1017/CBO9781139519410
Field of Research 190301 Journalism Studies
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category A3.1 Revision/new edition
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