News As It Happens
An Introduction To Journalism
- Lecturer Resources
- Teacher Resources
- Student Resources
- Sample Pages
News reporting and dissemination is no longer a once-a-day occurrence but an instant connection to the audience. News As It Happens reflects this change, providing practical guidelines for working as a journalist in the age of rapidly evolving media technologies. It provides students with both a strong foundation that can be used across the breadth of their studies and the specific skills required across various media platforms, demonstrating the need for students to adapt to the dramatic technological advancements in the world of news and news reporting.
2011 APA Educational Publishing Awards
Winner: Tertiary Education (wholly Australian) Single title – News As It Happens: An Introduction to Journalism
- Online reporting is integrated throughout the text with in-depth discussion on the positives and pitfalls of this new arena.
- Tips for new journalists are highlighted throughout and practical examples are included as “news practice points”.
- Examples are provided from the diverse areas of journalism, including TV, online, print, sports reporting, crime reporting.
- ‘Practitioner profiles’ are included with some of our most respected journalists, including Liz Jackson, Virginia Trioli, Andrew Denton and Mia Freedman, exploring modern journalism through their everyday experiences.
About this Book
Part 1: The History and Theory of Journalism
1. The History of Journalism
2. The Methodology of Journalism
Part 2: What is News?
3. News Values
4. Journalism Ethics
5. The Newsroom
6. Journalism Research
Part 3: News Writing
8. Writing News for Print
9. Writing Broadcast News
10. Writing News for the Web
Part 4: Other Forms of Journalism
11. Feature Writing
12. Investigative Journalism
Part 5: Journalism Law
14. How We Are Governed
17. Other Legal Perils
Part 6: News Rounds
18. Courts, Crime, Councils and Sports
Appendix: Code of Ethics & Code of Practice
Glossary of journalism terms
Glossary of online terms
Stephen Lamble , University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
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