Journalism Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How

ISBN-10: 020537204X

ISBN-13: 9780205372041

Edition: 2005

Authors: James Glen Stovall

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List price: $139.40
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Each chapter begins with ldquo;SIDEBAR: Key Concepts and Terms,rdquo; and concludes with ldquo;Questions for Discussion,rdquo; ldquo;Related Websites,rdquo; and ldquo;Reading and Reference.rdquo;
News and Society
News Values
Why News Matters
SIDEBAR: Everybody Talks About the Weather
News and the Social Order
SIDEBAR: Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit
What Do You Think?
The Journalist's Dilemma
Pressures on Journalists
SIDEBAR: A Passport, a Keyboard and a Paycheck
The Job of the Journalist
Culture of Journalism
The World of the Journalist
Character and Characteristics
Skepticism and Cynicism
Working Within the News Organization
Dealing with Sources
Objectivity and Fairness
SIDEBAR: Liberal or Conservative Media? (Part 1)
Unacceptable Practices
SIDEBAR: Liberal or Conservative Media? (Part 2)
News Organizations in the Larger Culture of Journalism
SIDEBAR: Civic Journalism
A Dynamic Culture
Becoming a Journalist
Learn About the Field
Getting Trained
SIDEBAR: Getting Help
Go to Work
SIDEBAR: Joining Up
Get Started
Initiators of Journalism
Organizational Structure: the Business Side
Organization Structure: the Editorial Side
SIDEBAR: The Black Press: An Alternative Voice in American Journalism
The Editorial Page
Newspapers Today
SIDEBAR: Small Newspaper, Big-time Journalism
Major Players in the Newspaper Industry
The Future of Newspapers
SIDEBAR: On the Cover of Rolling Stone
Why Magazine Journalism?
Structure of the Magazine Industry
SIDEBAR: Overcoming the E-zine Doubters
Creating a Magazine
Staff Structure and Employment
SIDEBAR: A Month in the Life of the Art Director
Magazine Journalism
Freelance Writing
The Future of Magazines
Television and Radio
Impact and Immediacy
Radio: News at a Different Level
Local Television
SIDEBAR: Public Broadcasting
Television News
SIDEBAR: The JFK Assassination: Television's First Big Story
Regulation of Broadcasting
The Future of Broadcasting
News Web Sites
The Difference of the Web
SIDEBAR: Getting the News-September 11, 2001
The News Web Site
Owned and Operated
Independently Owned
SIDEBAR: Questions of Credibility Plague the Web
News Sites that Didn't Mean to Be
Web Logs: a New Form of Journalism?
Whither Web Sites?
What Reporters Do
Personal Characteristics
SIDEBAR: Profile of the American Journalist
Becoming a Professional
SIDEBAR: The Most Gratifying Moment
Getting there: Becoming a Reporter
Five W's and One H
Types of Sources
SIDEBAR: Tips on Covering a Beat
SIDEBAR: A Dozen Interviewing Tips
A Note on Accuracy
Writing News and Features
Basic Writing Characteristics
SIDEBAR: Writing Values and Advice
Writing Conventions
Other Writing Conventions
The Inverted Pyramid
The Lead Paragraph
SIDEBAR: Inverted Pyramid Checklist
Developing the Story <div STYLE="margin-l
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