Media and Journalism: New Approaches to Theory and Practice

Paperback | December 6, 2015

byJason Bainbridge, Nicola Goc, Elizabeth Tynan

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Media and Journalism: New Approaches to Theory and Practice (Third Edition) is a complete introduction to media and journalism, exploring the changing relationship between these areas. It introduces key concepts and theoretical approaches in media studies, as well as provides practicaltraining to develop key journalism skills. This approach ensures that students develop both the broad knowledge base and professional skills required for future careers in journalism, public relations and communications. The third edition is divided into five parts, with the focus becoming progressively broader from journalism and news writing, to the larger mediasphere, to the media industries themselves, to the social, cultural and technological contexts in which these industries function. This encourages studentsto follow the flow of information and ideas from news production through to dissemination and negotiation, revealing how important journalism and media studies are to each other.

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Media and Journalism: New Approaches to Theory and Practice (Third Edition) is a complete introduction to media and journalism, exploring the changing relationship between these areas. It introduces key concepts and theoretical approaches in media studies, as well as provides practicaltraining to develop key journalism skills. This app...

Jason Bainbridge Is Professor and Chair of Media and Communication in the Department of Media and Communications at Swinburne University. Nicola Goc is Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania. Liz Tynan is Senior Lecturer at the Graduate Research School at James Cook University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.76 × 8.03 × 1.16 inPublished:December 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195588010

ISBN - 13:9780195588019

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: Introducing Media and Journalism1. The Public Sphere2. The First Mass Medium3. The Rise of the Fifth Estate4. The New Media Environment: Digital and Social MediaCase Study 1: World War 1, journalism as the first draft of history and the making of the ANZAC legendTools 1: Print Media and Broadcast InterviewsPart 2: Media Institutions5. Radio: the Tribal Drum6. Film: The Seventh Art7. Television: The Zoo8. Public Relations: Spin CycleCase Study 2: 'If that doesn't suit you, get out': three minutes at the cross-roads of Army communicationTools 2: How to Conduct a Media ConferencePart 3: Media and Analysis9. Media texts10. Audiences and Representations11. CelebrityCase Study 3: Journalism, gender and the media: what misogyny looks like in the 21st centuryTools 3: Textual Analysis and Media ResearchPart 4: Making News12. News Values and News Culture in a Changing World13. Broadcast News: Keep it Simple14. The Elements of Writing15. Subediting, News Language and Convention16. Specialist Reporting: Doing the RoundsCase Study 4: Guarding the Guards: holding democratic governments to accountTools 4: Writing FeaturesPart 5: Frameworks and Social Context17. Ethics in Communication18. Media Practice, Industry Change and the Law19. Convergence20. PostmodernityCase Study 5: Free speech and journalism in the 21st centuryTools 5: New MediaConclusion