Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785518
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'Essential Public Affairs for Journalists' is a practical introduction to all aspects of central and local government. It provides journalism students with all the information they will need to cover public affairs confidently.

Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198708750
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Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and practising journalists. It offers engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and gives stimulating insights into how they are, and could be, covered by journalists.

Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191067164
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Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and practising journalists. It takes readers through details of the constitutional framework and the governing institutions of the UK; covers the NHS, the Treasury, industry, utilities, social security and home affairs; explores the role of the UK in the EU and the wider world of international relations; and focuses on local government issues and how these can generate a wealth of stories for the student and professional journalist alike. The fourth edition has been updated with details of the cuts programme; coverage of the continuing debate over the rise of UKIP and Britain's future in the European Union; and an assessment of the immediate aftermath of the referendum on Scottish independence. There is clearer end of chapter guidance on the key issues students need to consider for the NCTJ essential public affairs course and a tighter focus on the material covered in the revised syllabus. The extensive pedagogy uses new examples to inspire students in the development of their own stories. The text is supported by an online resource centre: Web links Additional topical feature ideas Regular updates Tables to accompany the text News feeds

Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199663858
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for journalism students and those already in the industry. It offers comprehensive and engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and provides all the information necessary to cover public affairs with confidence.

Public Affairs for Journalists

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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Public Affairs for Journalists is a punchy and practical introduction to all aspects of central and local government. It provides journalism students with all the information they will need to cover public affairs confidently. The text starts with the emergence of Britain's constitution, the changing role of the monarchy and the origins of parliamentary democracy. It goes on to explore the roles of individual departments of state, such as the Treasury, and recent moves away from 'biggovernment' towards more commercially driven forms of public service delivery. It also looks at Britain's position in the world with chapters on the EU and IR. The second half of the book examines the evolution of the present-day council framework. It explores the complexities of local government finance and explores the roles of elected councillors, emergency services and individual departments. The book concludes by looking at the Freedom of Information Act. Public Affairs for Journalistsis accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which includes: For Students: Regular updates Web links

McNae s Essential Law for Journalists

Author: Tom Welsh
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199211548
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is a practical guide for journalists and other writers whose job takes them into contact with the law. This edition takes account of recent and forthcoming changes in the law as they affect journalists.

Essential Reporting

Author: Jon Smith
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446259641
Format: PDF
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"If you want a book that instructs you about all the technical skills you need to pass the examinations set by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and embark on a career in journalism, then this is the book for you. It outlines the basic knowledge required to succeed as a trainee reporter. Shorthand, intros, writing styles, subbing, layout, the way newsrooms work and how to find things out are among the range of skills described." - Times Higher Education "Precisely what it says on the cover - a down-to-earth essential handbook for anyone embarking on a career in journalism. All you need to know about avoiding newsroom minefields and attracting the editor's attention for the right reasons. If only it had been around in my day!' - Bob Satchwell, Executive Director, Society of Editors This is a book for everyone who wants to be a journalist: a practical guide to all you need to know, learn and do to succeed as a trainee reporter in today's newsroom. Although the world of journalism is changing fast, as technology blurs the boundaries between newspapers, radio, television and web-based media, the reporter's core role remains the same: to recognise news, communicate with people, gather information, and create accurate, balanced and readable stories. Essential Reporting, written by an experienced NCTJ examiner, explains how to do this. Contents include: what makes a good reporter what is news, and how to find it how newsrooms work day-to-day life as a reporter key reporting tasks covering courts and councils successful interviewing writing news stories specialist reporting handling sound, pictures and the web It also contains a wealth of advice, tips and warnings from working journalists, a guide to NCTJ training and examinations, a glossary and a guide to further reading. It will be invaluable to anyone embarking on a career in journalism and is the NCTJ's recommended introductory text for all students on college and university courses preparing them to become successful reporters.

The Two W s of Journalism

Author: Davis "Buzz" Merritt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135704708
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In this timely volume, the authors explore public affairs journalism, a practice that lies at the core of the journalism profession. They go beyond the journalistic instruction for reporting and presenting news to reflect on why journalism works the way it does. Asking current and future journalists the critical questions, "Why do we do it?" and "What are the ways of fulfilling the goals of journalism?" their discussion stimulates the examination of contemporary practice, probing the foundations of public affairs journalism. With its detailed examination of factors influencing current journalistic practice, The Two W's of Journalism complements and expands on the skills and techniques presented in reporting, editing, and news writing textbooks. The perspectives presented here facilitate understanding of the larger role journalism has in society. As such, the volume is an excellent supplemental text for reporting and writing courses, and for introductory courses on journalism. It will also offer valuable insights to practicing journalists.