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Practising Journalism
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Practising Journalism
Values, Constraints, Implications

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August 2005 | 358 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Practicing Journalism brings together experts from the field of journalism: journalists; freelance writers; lectures; and media practitioners to provide a comprehensive collection of current articles.

Offering a unique view of the way journalism is both practiced and taught, this book is divided into four section: core values in journalism; specialization within the craft; the constraints of practice; and implications for the future. It covers areas including: gender and identity in the popular press; sports journalism; urban reporting; embedded journalism; censorship; and alternative media.

This book is essential reading for students of journalism and all those considering a career in the field.

 
PART ONE: THE CORE VALUES
 
PART TWO: SPECIALISATION WITHIN THE CRAFT
 
PART THREE: THE CONSTRAINTS OF PRACTICE
 
PART FOUR: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE

The writers are a judicious mix of journalists, former journalists, journalism educators and media studies academics…the world of journalism is examined from a range of perspectives-mainly Indian, but also British and American…. The book covers a fairly wide range of perspectives…

Asian Journal of Communication

The editor successfully brings together a number of pieces that provide an overview on journalism practices entrenched in India. Its contribution to international journalism is valuable. This book should be particularly useful for international journalism academics, students of journalism.

Media Asia

Too focused on the current situation in India to make required reading, although still very valuable as an introduction to such a major global market and for comparisons between international markets and professional values and practices

Paul Dwyer
Business Administration , University of Westminster
July 1, 2014

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