Understanding Journalism



This bestselling, approachable textbook begins from the assertion that the practice of journalism should be driven by a commitment to service the public interest. With this goal in sight, Understanding Journalism explains in a clear and engaging manner both the principles and techniques required to become a successful - and valued - journalist.

This new edition:

  • Includes expanded coverage of digital and social media platforms and visual storytelling
  • Contains a brand new chapter on data journalism which gives students the knowledge and skills required to navigate, interpret and present data effectively
  • Encourages students to confront the everyday decisions involved in journalistic practice through a series of scenarios and discussion questions
  • Features a fresh, easy-to-navigate text design to enable easy progress through the book

By presenting the theoretical foundations of the profession alongside practical, step-by-step guidance, this book gives students everything they need to become effective and responsible journalists.

Product Details

SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date
13 October 2018
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