News and journalism in the UK / Brian McNair.

Author
McNair, Brian, 1959- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
5th ed.
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Description
xiii, 207 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

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'News and Journalism in the UK' is an accessible & comprehensive introduction to the political, economic and regulatory environments of UK press and broadcast journalism. It examines the main trends in journalistic media in the last two decades and assesses the future of the industry in the new millennium.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-198) and index.
Contents
  • 1. Why journalism matters
  • 2. Journalism's social role
  • 3. Journalism and its critics, I
  • the view from the Academy
  • 4. Making news
  • approaches to the sociology of journalism
  • 5. Journalism and its critics, II
  • beyond the Academy
  • 6. Print journalism in the UK
  • 7. Broadcast journalism in the UK
  • 8. Online journalism in the UK
  • 9. The regional story
  • 10. Conclusion.
ISBN
  • 9780415410717 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 0415410711 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780415410724 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 041541072X ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780203881415 ((ebook))
  • 0203881419 ((ebook))
LCCN
2008037608
OCLC
244628717
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