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Media Skills


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The Media Skills series provides a concise and thorough introduction to a rapidly changing media landscape. Each book is written by media and journalism lecturers or experienced professionals and is a key resource for a particular industry. Offering helpful advice and information and using practical examples from print, broadcast and digital media, as well as discussing ethical and regulatory issues, Media Skills books are essential guides for students and media professionals.

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Sports Journalism: The State of Play

Sports Journalism: The State of Play

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tom Bradshaw, Daragh Minogue
August 21, 2019

Based on interviews with leading sports journalists and grounded in the authors’ experience and expertise in the sports journalism industry and sports media research, Sports Journalism gives in-depth insight into the editorial and ethical challenges facing sports journalists in a fast-changing...

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

2nd Edition

Chris Frost
July 27, 2017

A hugely beneficial introduction to students and professionals in print media and design, Designing for Newspapers and Magazines offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience using colour, text placement, typography and images.Written by...

Interviewing for Journalists

Interviewing for Journalists

3rd Edition

Sally Adams, Emma Lee-Potter
May 16, 2017

Interviewing for Journalists focuses on the central journalistic skill of how to ask the right questions in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print and online journalists – professionals, students and trainees – who write news stories and features for newspapers, magazines...

Magazine Production

Magazine Production

2nd Edition

Jason Whittaker
November 07, 2016

Magazine Production presents a guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final product. This second edition provides important revisions on these production processes by examining the technological and business advancements which have reshaped the magazine industry...

Writing for Journalists

Writing for Journalists

3rd Edition

Wynford Hicks, Adams Sally, Harriett Gilbert, Tim Holmes, Jane Bentley
April 08, 2016

The new edition of Writing for Journalists focuses on the key issue for writers working across all forms of media today: how to produce clear, engaging and illuminating copy that will keep the reader hooked from start to finish. Written by skilled specialist contributors and drawing on a broad...

Subediting and Production for Journalists: Print, Digital & Social

Subediting and Production for Journalists: Print, Digital & Social

2nd Edition

Tim Holmes
September 04, 2015

The new edition of Subediting and Production for Journalists is a concise, clear and contemporary introduction to the skills required for subediting newspapers, magazines and websites. Tim Holmes describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of print to the modern era of the internet...

Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism

Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism

2nd Edition

Adele Emm
April 23, 2014

Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism is an essential guide to researching for the media industry. It explains the role of the researcher and journalist within radio, television and journalism exploring key areas of what to expect in the job. Researching for the Media:...

English for Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

English for Journalists: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

4th Edition

Wynford Hicks
June 12, 2013

English for Journalists has established itself as an invaluable guide to the basics of English in newsrooms the world over, focusing on the essential aspects of writing, from reporting speech to the house styles and jargon central to the language of journalism. Written in a highly accessible and...

Interviewing for Radio

Interviewing for Radio

2nd Edition

Jim Beaman
April 08, 2011

'Jim Beaman’s Interviewing for Radio is a classic and seminal practice text, brilliantly written and masterful in its content. Nobody working in professional radio can do without it. It is a must for all radio courses and I could not recommend it more highly' - Tim Crook, Head of Radio, Goldsmiths...

Writing for Broadcast Journalists

Writing for Broadcast Journalists

2nd Edition


July 16, 2010

'This is a superb book which combines the rare mixture of high quality information with humour. The style of writing engages the reader from the introduction and the experience and insight of the author occasionally makes it difficult to put down, a rare feature of a textbook. I would unreservedly...

Reporting for Journalists

Reporting for Journalists

2nd Edition

Chris Frost
June 02, 2010

Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. From the process of finding a story and tracing sources, to interviewing contacts, gathering information and filing the finished report, it is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a...

Feature Writing for Journalists

Feature Writing for Journalists

1st Edition

Sharon Wheeler
March 03, 2009

Feature Writing for Journalists considers both newspapers and magazines and helps the new or aspiring journalist to become a successful feature writer. Using examples from a wide range of papers, specialist and trade magazines and 'alternative' publications, Sharon Wheeler considers the...

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