You are here

Due to global supply chain disruptions, we recommend ordering print titles early.

 

SAGE online ordering services are currently unavailable due to system maintenance on May 14th from 9:15 am to 12:30 pm Pacific time. If you need assistance, please contact orders@sagepub.com. Thank you for your patience and we apologise for the inconvenience.
Introduction to Journalism
Share

Introduction to Journalism

First Edition

December 2005 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The job of a journalist has changed dramatically over the past few decades with satellite links, 24 hour rolling news, and the Internet creating constant pressure for the latest updates. But for all that, the fundamentals of doing the job remain the same: it's about identifying a story, getting the interviews, and delivering a balanced and interesting report.

An Introduction to Journalism examines the skills needed to work as a journalist in newspapers, television, radio, and online. This book provides case studies as a guide to researching stories, interviewing, and writing for each medium, as well as recording material for both radio and television. It offers a wide range of comments and tips on the best way to approach stories and includes interviews with journalists working on a variety of news outlets, from the BBC to weekly newspapers.

This book provides a lively and authoritative introduction to journalism and readers will enjoy the insight from a range of journalists.

 
Introduction
 
What is News?
 
Researching a Story
 
Writing a Story
 
Interviewing
 
Broadcast Skills
 
An Introduction to the English Legal System
 
The Journalist and the Law
 
Reporting in the Courts
 
Reporting Local Government and Politics
 
Regulation
 
Glossary of Legal Terms
 
Glossary of Journalism Terms

A very useful teaching resource.

Dr Martina Topic
Leeds Business School, Leeds Beckett University
January 31, 2015

For instructors

Select a Purchasing Option

Electronic version
Prices from
$44.00

Paperback
ISBN: 9780761941828
$55.00

Hardcover
ISBN: 9780761941811
$163.00

This title is also available on SAGE Knowledge, the ultimate social sciences online library. If your library doesn’t have access, ask your librarian to start a trial.