Making Journalists: Diverse Models, Global Issues
Hugo de Burgh
Psychology Press, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 296 pages
At a time when the media's relation to power is at the forefront of political discussion, this book considers how journalists can affect public discourse on politics, economy and society at large.
From well-known and respected authors providing all new material, Making Journalists considers journalism education, training, practice and professionalism across a wide range of countries, including Saudi Arabia, Africa, India, USA and the UK.
The book offers insights into:
When news reporting can lead to decisions on whether or not to got to war, everything can be affected by journalists and their mediation of the world. This text brings these present issues together in one invaluable resource for all students of journalism, politics and media studies.
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What is journalism?
Who are journalists?
Journalism and the making of a profession
Is there a European model of journalism?
exception or exemplar?
convergence and contestation
the changing contours
The changing dynamics of Arab journalism