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Press & journalism

See below for a selection of the latest books from Press & journalism category. Presented with a red border are the Press & journalism books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Press & journalism books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

An Editor's Burial

An Editor's Burial

Author: Various Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

A glimpse of post-war France through the eyes and words of 14 (mostly) expatriate journalists including Mavis Gallant, James Baldwin, A.J. Liebling, S.N. Behrman, Luc Sante, Joseph Mitchell, and Lillian Ross; plus, portraits of their editors William Shawn and New Yorker founder Harold Ross. Together: they invented modern magazine journalism. Includes an introductory interview by Susan Morrison with Anderson about transforming fact into a fiction and the creation of his homage to these exceptional reporters.

Popular Music Journalism

Popular Music Journalism

Author: Martin (Southampton Solent University, UK) James Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Working in the highly charged field of popular music journalism requires an understanding of a broad range of practical and theoretical approaches to the subject. This book will explore a variety of arguments and perspectives on the role of the music journalist and the wider popular music press within the cultural and operational contexts of popular music and its associated industries. By exploring the roles of the journalist as freelance, member of an editorial team and a part of the editorial production process, readers will be introduced to the thinking skills required to recognise, source, research and write thoughtful, critical and well-crafted music features and reviews for print, online and broadcast outlets. Furthermore the role of the music journalist within the music industries are investigated, paying close attention to the increasingly central role music media has taken in the promotion and distribution of music. As with the rest of the music and media industries the world of the music journalist is in a process of being restructured. This book explores music magazine genre and markets through an exploration of the medium's long history, its substantial impact on both the mainstream media and youth subcultures, and the shape it is taking in the content hungry, iPad environment. Throughout the text the author will draw on interviews with leading figures working within the music press and, where relevant, internationally renowned musicians and figures from the music and media industries.

Conflicting Images

Conflicting Images

Author: Stuart (Bournemouth University, UK) Allan, Tom Allbeson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Unlike most historical examinations of war reporting, which centre the evolving role of the war correspondent, this book reverses the emphasis in order to bring the photojournalist's contribution to the fore, providing an evaluative appraisal of photojournalism as an important area of inquiry in its own right. Stuart Allan explores a number of pressing questions facing photojournalists committed to conveying conflict. Placing these questions in historical context demonstrates how efforts to rethink the future of photojournalism in a digital age can benefit from a close and careful consideration of war photography's origins, early development and gradual transformation over the years.

Social Innovation Journalism

Social Innovation Journalism

Author: Hans Ibold Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Journalism has an awkward relationship with innovation. On the one hand, as networked media keep disrupting business-as-usual, news organizations and journalism schools have been forced to celebrate and invest in innovation. And journalists on all beats increasingly report on innovation because of tectonic cultural, economic, and political shifts happening around the world. On the other hand, knowledge about how innovation works is perilously scattered and uneven across the field of journalism. Innovation tends to be viewed through a technology lens that unduly emphasizes newly commercialized news products and other digital breakthroughs. Often, innovation is just dismissed as jargon. This book aims to rescue innovation from misuse and leverage its power for solving problems. Drawing on ideas and techniques from a new source-social innovation-the books maps out a way forward for readers interested in changing and sustaining journalism. The social innovation solution isn't about a single answer to journalism's problems-that answer doesn't exist. Instead, the social innovation solution is about tapping into our collective capacity for innovation. Having stood the test of time and academic scrutiny, social innovation is no fad or gimmick. The ideas and techniques presented in this book allow readers to try out social innovation for themselves-for reporting on innovation and social change, for innovating a newsroom or organization, or for reimagining the meaning and function of journalism in today's networked world. The book will be a resource for media workers, educators, researchers, or students who have embraced the challenge of revitalizing journalism.

Principles of American Journalism

Principles of American Journalism

Author: Stephanie (University of Illinois, USA) Craft, Charles N. Davis Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Designed to engage, inspire and challenge students while laying out the fundamentals of the craft, Principles of American Journalism introduces readers to the core values of journalism and its singular role in a democracy. From the First Amendment to #fakenews to Facebook, the new and revised edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive exploration of the guiding principles of journalism and what makes it unique: the profession's ethical and legal foundations; its historical and modern precepts; the economic landscape of journalism; the relationships among journalism and other social institutions; the key issues and challenges that contemporary journalists face. Case studies, exercises, and an interactive companion website encourage critical thinking about journalism and its role in society, making students more mindful practitioners of journalism and more informed media consumers.

Conflicting Images

Conflicting Images

Author: Stuart (Bournemouth University, UK) Allan, Tom Allbeson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Unlike most historical examinations of war reporting, which centre the evolving role of the war correspondent, this book reverses the emphasis in order to bring the photojournalist's contribution to the fore, providing an evaluative appraisal of photojournalism as an important area of inquiry in its own right. Stuart Allan explores a number of pressing questions facing photojournalists committed to conveying conflict. Placing these questions in historical context demonstrates how efforts to rethink the future of photojournalism in a digital age can benefit from a close and careful consideration of war photography's origins, early development and gradual transformation over the years.

Magazines

Magazines

Author: Brendan (City University, UK) Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

From Horse and Hound to Vogue; covering subjects as diverse as charities, cheese-making, and Cheshire; magazines cover everything and there is a a magazine aimed at everyone. Designed to enthuse, inspire and assist, this textbook covers the business of magazine publishing from inital idea to product launch, and offers practical guidelines on working within the magazine industry. Written by an experienced editor, with contributions from professional journalists, this text and its companion websites give you all the knowledge you need to understand and create successful magazines. Topic covered include: a brief history of magazine publishing planning the publication job roles within the industry feature writing design and layout blogs, e-zines and websites publicity advertising circulation law and ethics Essential reading for anyone studying magazine journalism or publishing or wanting to work within this exciting field.

Magazines

Magazines

Author: Brendan (City University, UK) Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

From Horse and Hound to Vogue; covering subjects as diverse as charities, cheese-making, and Cheshire; magazines cover everything and there is a a magazine aimed at everyone. Designed to enthuse, inspire and assist, this textbook covers the business of magazine publishing from inital idea to product launch, and offers practical guidelines on working within the magazine industry. Written by an experienced editor, with contributions from professional journalists, this text and its companion websites give you all the knowledge you need to understand and create successful magazines. Topic covered include: a brief history of magazine publishing planning the publication job roles within the industry feature writing design and layout blogs, e-zines and websites publicity advertising circulation law and ethics Essential reading for anyone studying magazine journalism or publishing or wanting to work within this exciting field.

Social Innovation Journalism

Social Innovation Journalism

Author: Hans Ibold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Journalism has an awkward relationship with innovation. On the one hand, as networked media keep disrupting business-as-usual, news organizations and journalism schools have been forced to celebrate and invest in innovation. And journalists on all beats increasingly report on innovation because of tectonic cultural, economic, and political shifts happening around the world. On the other hand, knowledge about how innovation works is perilously scattered and uneven across the field of journalism. Innovation tends to be viewed through a technology lens that unduly emphasizes newly commercialized news products and other digital breakthroughs. Often, innovation is just dismissed as jargon. This book aims to rescue innovation from misuse and leverage its power for solving problems. Drawing on ideas and techniques from a new source-social innovation-the books maps out a way forward for readers interested in changing and sustaining journalism. The social innovation solution isn't about a single answer to journalism's problems-that answer doesn't exist. Instead, the social innovation solution is about tapping into our collective capacity for innovation. Having stood the test of time and academic scrutiny, social innovation is no fad or gimmick. The ideas and techniques presented in this book allow readers to try out social innovation for themselves-for reporting on innovation and social change, for innovating a newsroom or organization, or for reimagining the meaning and function of journalism in today's networked world. The book will be a resource for media workers, educators, researchers, or students who have embraced the challenge of revitalizing journalism.

Inside Journal Publishing

Inside Journal Publishing

Author: Stephen (Oxford Brookes University, UK) Ball Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Inside Journal Publishing examines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals. Inside Journal Publishing considers journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals for academics, societies and libraries. Following the contemporary industry set-up, electronic and online practices are interlinked with traditional print throughout. The book includes chapters on: The world of journal publishing The usage and purchase of journals Production Marketing Stakeholders Open access, ethics, alternative methods of dissemination The library view Societies Finance Changing business models Quality of input and output With expert opinions and case studies, and a consideration of the practices and issues involved, this offers a comprehensive overview of journals publishing for anyone working, or training to work in or in conjunction with the industry.

Inside Journal Publishing

Inside Journal Publishing

Author: Stephen (Oxford Brookes University, UK) Ball Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Inside Journal Publishing examines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals. Inside Journal Publishing considers journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals for academics, societies and libraries. Following the contemporary industry set-up, electronic and online practices are interlinked with traditional print throughout. The book includes chapters on: The world of journal publishing The usage and purchase of journals Production Marketing Stakeholders Open access, ethics, alternative methods of dissemination The library view Societies Finance Changing business models Quality of input and output With expert opinions and case studies, and a consideration of the practices and issues involved, this offers a comprehensive overview of journals publishing for anyone working, or training to work in or in conjunction with the industry.

Entrepreneurial Journalism in China and Southeast Asia

Entrepreneurial Journalism in China and Southeast Asia

Author: Judith Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Entrepreneurial Journalism in China and Southeast Asia explores how journalism and digital media platforms and operations launch and run as successful news and business operations as digitisation spreads throughout Asia. Judith Clarke presents readers with essential practical guidance in relation to a range of case studies of news and journalism start-ups in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and China, including Coconuts, Hong Kong Free Press, Factwire and Asian Correspondent. Blending a theoretical approach with core business and newsgathering expertise to provide an engaging overview of contemporary entrepreneurial concepts and their vital relationship in finding new markets for journalism today.