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Journalism Today: A Themed History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date May 10, 2011
Pages 338
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405179522
ISBN-10 140517952X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $54.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a cultural approach to journalism's history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview. Rich with illuminating stories and biographies of key figures, it sheds new light on the relationship between the press and society and how each has shaped the other.
  • Thematic study of the history of journalism, examining the role of journalism in democracy, the influence of new technology, the challenge of balancing ethical values, and the role of the audience
  • Charts the influence of the historical press for today‚Äôs news in print, broadcast, and new media
  • Situates journalism in a rich cultural context with lively examples and case studies that bring the subject alive for contemporary readers
  • Provides a comparative analysis of American, British, and international journalism
  • Helpful feature boxes on important figures and case studies enhance student understanding of the development of journalism and news as we know it today, providing a convenient springboard for follow-up work.


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Hardcover
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With Jane L. Chapman | from Blackwell Pub (May 3, 2011)
9781405179539 | details & prices | 338 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $109.95
About: Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a cultural approach to journalism's history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview.
Paperback
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With Jane L. Chapman | from Blackwell Pub (May 10, 2011)
9781405179522 | details & prices | 338 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $54.95
About: Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a cultural approach to journalism's history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview.

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