The Elements of Journalism

The Elements of Journalism Author Bill Kovach
ISBN-10 9780609504314
Release 2001-07-24
Pages 208
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In July 1997, twenty-five of America's most influential journalists sat down to try and discover what had happened to their profession in the years between Watergate and Whitewater. What they knew was that the public no longer trusted the press as it once had. They were keenly aware of the pressures that advertisers and new technologies were putting on newsrooms around the country. But, more than anything, they were aware that readers, listeners, and viewers — the people who use the news — were turning away from it in droves. There were many reasons for the public's growing lack of trust. On television, there were the ads that looked like news shows and programs that presented gossip and press releases as if they were news. There were the "docudramas," television movies that were an uneasy blend of fact and fiction and which purported to show viewers how events had "really" happened. At newspapers and magazines, celebrity was replacing news, newsroom budgets were being slashed, and editors were pushing journalists for more "edge" and "attitude" in place of reporting. And, on the radio, powerful talk personalities led their listeners from sensation to sensation, from fact to fantasy, while deriding traditional journalism. Fact was blending with fiction, news with entertainment, journalism with rumor. Calling themselves the Committee of Concerned Journalists, the twenty-five determined to find how the news had found itself in this state. Drawn from the committee's years of intensive research, dozens of surveys of readers, listeners, viewers, editors, and journalists, and more than one hundred intensive interviews with journalists and editors, The Elements of Journalism is the first book ever to spell out — both for those who create and those who consume the news — the principles and responsibilities of journalism. Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel, two of the nation's preeminent press critics, this is one of the most provocative books about the role of information in society in more than a generation and one of the most important ever written about news. By offering in turn each of the principles that should govern reporting, Kovach and Rosenstiel show how some of the most common conceptions about the press, such as neutrality, fairness, and balance, are actually modern misconceptions. They also spell out how the news should be gathered, written, and reported even as they demonstrate why the First Amendment is on the brink of becoming a commercial right rather than something any American citizen can enjoy. The Elements of Journalism is already igniting a national dialogue on issues vital to us all. This book will be the starting point for discussions by journalists and members of the public about the nature of journalism and the access that we all enjoy to information for years to come. From the Hardcover edition.



The Elements of Journalism Revised and Updated 3rd Edition

The Elements of Journalism  Revised and Updated 3rd Edition Author Bill Kovach
ISBN-10 9780804136792
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 352
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The Book That Every Citizen and Journalist Should Read “What this book does better than any single book on media history, ethics, or practice is weave . . . [together] why media audiences have fled and why new technology and megacorporate ownership are putting good journalism at risk.” —Rasmi Simhan, Boston Globe “Kovach and Rosenstiel’s essays on each [element] are concise gems, filled with insights worthy of becoming axiomatic. . . . The book should become essential reading for journalism professionals and students and for the citizens they aim to serve.” —Carl Sessions Stepp, American Journalism Review “If you think journalists have no idea what you want . . . here is a book that agrees with you. Better—it has solutions. The Elements of Journalism is written for journalists, but any citizen who wonders why the news seems trivial or uninspiring should read it.” —Marta Salij, Detroit Free Press The elements of journalism are: * Journalism’s first obligation is to the truth. * Its first loyalty is to citizens. * Its essence is a discipline of verification. * Its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover. * It must serve as an independent monitor of power. * It must provide a forum for public criticism and compromise. * It must strive to make the significant interesting and relevant. * It must keep the news comprehensive and proportional. * Its practitioners must be allowed to exercise their personal conscience.



Blur

Blur Author Bill Kovach
ISBN-10 1608193020
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 240
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Like the authors' classic book The Elements of Journalism, Blur is a unique and readable discourse on how information culture is changing. Yes, old authorities are being dismantled and new ones created, and the way we obtain knowledge has changed. But seeking true and reliable information remains the most important purpose of journalism-and the object for those who consume it. In an age when the line between citizen and journalist is becoming increasingly fuzzy, Blur is an indispensable and serious-minded guide to navigating this new twenty-first-century media terrain.



The New Ethics of Journalism

The New Ethics of Journalism Author Kelly McBride
ISBN-10 9781483320953
Release 2013-07-17
Pages 256
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Featuring a new code of ethics for journalists and essays by 14 journalism thought leaders and practitioners, The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century, by Kelly McBride and Tom Rosenstiel, examines the new pressures brought to bear on journalism by technology and changing audience habits. It offers a new framework for making critical moral choices, as well as case studies that reinforce the concepts and principles rising to prominence in 21st century communication. The book addresses the unique problems facing journalism today, including how we arrive at truth in an era of abundant and unverified information; the evolution of new business models and partnerships; the presence of journalists on independent social media platforms; the role of diversity; the meaning of stories; the value of images; and the role of community in the production of journalism.



Mainstream

Mainstream Author Uwe Krüger
ISBN-10 9783406688522
Release 2016-08-22
Pages 170
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«Der Meinungskorridor war schon mal breiter. Es gibt eine erstaunliche Homogenität in deutschen Redaktionen, wenn sie Informationen gewichten und einordnen.» Nicht nur Außenminister Frank-Walter Steinmeier wundert sich über den «Konformitätsdruck in den Köpfen von Journalisten». Glaubt man einer Meinungsumfrage für ZEIT Online vom Dezember 2014, dann glauben 47 Prozent der Deutschen, dass ihre Medien einseitig berichten. Viele haben inzwischen den Eindruck, dass sie überall dasselbe lesen. Uwe Krüger geht dem Mainstream-Effekt auf den Grund und zeigt, wie Lobbynetzwerke,vertrauliche Hintergrundkreise, die soziale Herkunft der Journalisten sowie die dramatisch verschlechterten Arbeitsbedingungen der Branche das Meinungsspektrum einengen.



Journalism

Journalism Author Tony Harcup
ISBN-10 1446210413
Release 2009-03-18
Pages 256
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"A holistic assessment of what journalism is all about, with plenty of enterprising interpretations of our trade - a word I prefer to 'profession'. I never met a more 'unprofessional' breed than that of my fellow hacks. This book will, I hope, lead our successors both to question and rebel more than we have." - Jon Snow, Channel 4 News "Stands out in a crowded field." The Guardian "The bible of professional education in journalism... Every student of journalism should buy a copy." - THE (Times Higher Education) This is the indispensable guide to the theory and practice of journalism, now updated with 25% entirely new material. With its innovative text design, it creatively combines the experience and advice of practising journalists with the theories and insights from the academic study of journalism. This second edition thoroughly addresses the ‘converged’ nature of much 21st century journalism, with discussion and examples of online practice embedded throughout to represent the reality that online journalism is increasingly part of the job for all journalists. New and improved features include: More examples, more depth, and more interviews with journalists. A whole new chapter on telling stories through pictures, whether on TV or online. Fresh new examples reflecting today’s journalistic practice. More insights from online journalists on blogging, the use of video and audio on the web, interactive maps and other ways of doing journalism online. This edition embraces the new without abandoning the fundamentals of what journalism is all about. It will continue to inspire students of journalism to reflect on everyday practice and connect it to academic debate.



The Elements of Online Journalism

The Elements of Online Journalism Author Rey G. Rosales
ISBN-10 9780595397082
Release 2006
Pages 54
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Citizen journalism, blogging, community and user activity are today's buzzwords in the online news business. Publishers and editors see the potential windfall that the web can offer and are now investing heavily into this venture. With today's newspaper circulation, readership, and profit slipping, media outfits have no choice but to embrace a new reality: the Web is now the most powerful medium. This means a unique brand of journalism is needed to cater to the demands of the new generation of media consumers. This new brand is called multimedia journalism. How do we execute multimedia journalism online? What type of things do we have to do in order for our news site to succeed? What are the tools needed to be able to execute multimedia journalism, effectively? This book guides the reader as to how to create innovative multimedia reports and presentations. It explains the nature of today's media consumer and talks about ways to gain new users as well as sustain a high rate of return visits. The book also talks about other important factors of online journalism such as audience, design, promotion, ethics, job prospects, and future directions for online news.



Deutsch f r Profis

Deutsch f  r Profis Author Wolf Schneider
ISBN-10 OCLC:631250494
Release 1986
Pages 269
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Deutsch f r Profis has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Deutsch f r Profis also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Deutsch f r Profis book for free.



The Elements of Blogging

The Elements of Blogging Author Mark Leccese
ISBN-10 9781317694243
Release 2015-07-16
Pages 284
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Becoming a blogger takes practice, hard work, and, ultimately, a passion for the craft. Whether you plan to blog on politics or parenting, The Elements of Blogging is designed to give you the skills and strategies to get started, to sustain your work, and to seek out a robust audience. This book is loaded with practical advice on important topics such as determining a niche, finding the best stories, and blogging effectively and ethically. It features examples from both amateur and professional bloggers that show the techniques for building an argument, finding a voice, crafting a headline, and establishing a brand. Key features: Real-world applicability. This book includes thumbnail profiles of bloggers and their sites, which illuminate key skills you will need to become an effective blogger Interactivity. Each chapter features discussion points and exercises intended to get you to think about, reflect on, and apply the contents of each chapter Creativity. While this book dives into software and plug-ins for bloggers, its main goal is to cover how to write blogs on a myriad of topics: news, opinion pieces, travel, politics, art, and more.



Journalism Critical Issues

Journalism  Critical Issues Author Stuart Allan
ISBN-10 9780335224012
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 407
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"...this book can be recommended to journalism students as a useful entry point into many of the debates surrounding 21st century journalism, and as a way of encouraging thought about what, indeed, a journalist may be." Tony Harcup, University of Sheffield What are the key issues confronting journalism today, and why? What are the important debates regarding the forms and practices of reporting? How can the quality of news be improved? Journalism: Critical Issuesexplores essential themes in news and journalism studies. It bringstogether an exciting selection of original essays which engage with the most significant topics,debates and controversies in this fast-growing field.Using a wide range of case studies, topics include: Journalism's role in a democracy Source dynamics in news production Journalism ethics Sexism and racism in the news Tabloidization, scandals and celebrity Reporting conflict, terrorism and war The future of investigative journalism The book is written in a lively manner designed to invite discussion by identifying key questionsaround a critical issue. Each chapter assesses where journalism is today, its strengths and itschallenges, and highlights ways to improve upon it for tomorrow. Journalism: Critical Issuesis essential reading for students and researchers in the fields ofnews and journalism, media studies, cultural studies, sociology and communication studies. Contributors:Stuart Allan, Alison Anderson, Olga Guedes Bailey, Steven Barnett,Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Michael Bromley, Cynthia Carter, Simon Cottle, Chas Critcher,Matthew David, Máire Messenger Davies, Bob Franklin, Robert A. Hackett, RamaswamiHarindranath, Ian Hutchby, Richard Keeble, Justin Lewis, Minelle Mahtani, P. David Marshall,Brian McNair, Martin Montgomery, Alan Petersen, Susanna Hornig Priest, Jane Rhodes,Karen Ross, David Rowe, Prasun Sonwalkar, Linda Steiner, Howard Tumber, Ingrid Volkmer,Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Barbie Zelizer.



Online Journalism Ethics Traditions and Transitions

Online Journalism Ethics  Traditions and Transitions Author Cecilia Friend
ISBN-10 9781317463603
Release 2015-03-26
Pages 272
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Online media present both old and new ethical issues for journalists who must make decisions in an interactive, instantaneous environment short on normative standards or guidelines. This user-friendly book guides prospective and professional journalists through ethical questions encountered only online. Including real-life examples and perspectives from online journalists in every chapter, the book examines the issues of gathering information, reporting, interviewing, and writing for mainstream news organizations on the Web. It considers the ethical implications of linking, interactivity, verification, transparency, and Web advertising, as well as the effects of convergence on newsrooms. It also addresses the question of who is a journalist and what is journalism in an age when anyone can be a publisher. Each chapter includes a complex case study that promotes critical thinking and classroom discussion about how to apply the ethical issues covered.



Little Brother

Little Brother Author Cory Doctorow
ISBN-10 3499257823
Release 2011
Pages 489
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Little Brother has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Little Brother also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Little Brother book for free.



Elements of Journalism

Elements of Journalism Author Mary J. J. Wrinn
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3132667
Release 1939
Pages 376
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Elements of Journalism has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Elements of Journalism also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Elements of Journalism book for free.



From Twitter to Tahrir Square Ethics in Social and New Media Communication 2 volumes

From Twitter to Tahrir Square  Ethics in Social and New Media Communication  2 volumes Author Bala A. Musa
ISBN-10 9781440828423
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 707
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This timely guide examines the influence of social media in private, public, and professional settings, particularly the ethical implications of the cultural changes and trends created by their use. • Features expert contributors from different academic backgrounds to provide varied perspectives • Integrates theoretical analysis with practical solutions to stimulate critical thinking while engaging interest • Includes practical guidelines for navigating a changing media environment • Reveals how ancient Chinese philosophies can provide a framework for ethics in social and new media • Provides helpful criteria for working responsibly with social networking sites



What Good is Journalism

What Good is Journalism Author George Kennedy
ISBN-10 9780826217301
Release 2007
Pages 171
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"A compilation of essays that show how good journalistic practices enrich the daily lives of citizens, trace the development of free expression through American history, and enable citizens to play their own roles in the democracy, while also showing howthese principles are playing a revolutionary role in emerging democracies"--Provided by publisher.



Beyond News

Beyond News Author Mitchell Stephens
ISBN-10 9780231536295
Release 2014-02-04
Pages 192
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For a century and a half, journalists made a good business out of selling the latest news or selling ads next to that news. Now that news pours out of the Internet and our mobile devices -- fast, abundant, and mostly free -- that era is ending. Our best journalists, Mitchell Stephens argues, instead must offer original, challenging perspectives -- not just slightly more thorough accounts of widely reported events. His book proposes a new standard: "wisdom journalism," an amalgam of the more rarified forms of reporting -- exclusive, enterprising, investigative -- and informed, insightful, interpretive, explanatory, even opinionated takes on current events. This book features an original, sometimes critical examination of contemporary journalism, both on- and offline. And it finds inspiration for a more ambitious and effective understanding of journalism in examples from twenty-first-century articles and blogs, as well as in a selection of outstanding twentieth-century journalism and Benjamin Franklin's eighteenth-century writings. Most attempts to deal with journalism's current crisis emphasize technology. This book emphasizes mindsets and the need to rethink what journalism has been and might become.



Theorien des Journalismus

Theorien des Journalismus Author Martin Löffelholz
ISBN-10 9783663016205
Release 2013-03-09
Pages 603
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Seit dem Erscheinen im Jahr 2000 ermöglicht das Handbuch "Theorien des Journalismus" einen systematischen Überblick über die Theoriebestände zum Journalismus. Mit Beiträgen von mehr als 20 Fachwissenschaftlerinnen und Fachwissenschaftlern liefert das Studienbuch eine verständliche Orientierung über die Grundlagen, Entwicklungsstränge, Konzepte und Problemfelder der Journalismustheorie.