26th August 2005
NEW BOOKS FOR WOULD-BE JOURNALISTS
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book providing a unique insight into the skills and knowledge required to work
in the print industries and edited by a
Professor of Journalism at the
"Editing this chunky text proved an enormous challenge,” said Professor Keeble. “Its 25 chapters over 347 pages draw together contributions from 14 top journalism academics from universities around the country.
“It covers a vast range of topics including sourcing the news, interviewing, sub-editing, feature writing and online journalism, so it should be popular with both students and teachers."
Orange, senior lecturer in Journalism at
And Professor Keeble, who is also editor of Ethical Space, the International Journal of Communication Ethics, contributes a chapter on ethics titled: ‘Is Virtuous Journalism Possible? A Critical Overview of Ethical Dilemmas’.
addition to the chapters looking at practical skills, the book also covers the
history of magazines and newspapers, the structure of the print industry, news
values, copyright and journalism education in the
Next month Routledge will publish the fourth edition of Richard Keeble's ‘The Newspapers Handbook’ which has proved a hit with journalism students and teachers across the globe since the first edition came out in 1994.
“I guess its success is partly due to the fact that it's a rather unusual textbook,” says Professor Keeble. “Most attempt to achieve some kind of objective impartiality. In contrast, in my handbook I'm not afraid to be critical and opinionated while at the same time rigorous and detailed throughout.”
Nuttall, senior lecturer in journalism at the
Go to picture – Professor Richard Keeble
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