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Harcup, Tony

Tony Harcup University of Sheffield, UK

Tony Harcup teaches journalism at the University of Sheffield in the UK,  and has spent more than 20 years working as a staff and freelance journalist in both alternative and mainstream media before moving into journalism education.

Tony has also researched extensively in the fields of journalism, news values, ethics and alternative media, and his books and journal articles are on students’ reading lists at universities around the world.

His book Journalism: Principles and Practice (Sage, 2015) is now in its third edition and has been translated into several languages, including Chinese and Korean. His other titles include The Ethical Journalist (Sage, 2007), Alternative Journalism, Alternative Voices (Routledge, 2013), the Oxford Dictionary of Journalism (Oxford University Press, 2014) and – with Peter Cole – Newspaper Journalism (Sage, 2010).

In 2015 Tony was included in the Sage Video Collection with a talk on ethics in journalism: