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Media Practice


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The Media Practice handbooks are comprehensive resource books for students of media and journalism, and for anyone planning a career as a media professional. Each handbook combines a clear introduction to understanding how the media work with practical information about the structure, processes and skills involved in working in today’s media industries, providing not only a guide on ‘how to do it’ but also a critical reflection on contemporary media practice.

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The Documentary Handbook

The Documentary Handbook

1st Edition

By Peter Lee-Wright
January 22, 2010

'The Documentary Handbook is mandatory reading for those who want a critical understanding of the place of factual formats in today’s exploding television and media industry, as well as expert guidance in complex craft skills in order to fully participate. The practical advice and wisdom here is ...

The Alternative Media Handbook

The Alternative Media Handbook

1st Edition

By Kate Coyer, Tony Dowmunt, Alan Fountain
February 20, 2008

'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch. The...

The Fashion Handbook

The Fashion Handbook

1st Edition

By Tim Jackson, David Shaw
June 13, 2006

The Fashion Handbook is the indispensable guide to the fashion industry. It explores the varied and diverse aspects of the business, bringing together critical concepts with practical information about the industry’s structure and core skills, as well as offering advice on real working practices ...

The Cyberspace Handbook

The Cyberspace Handbook

1st Edition

By Jason Whittaker
December 19, 2003

The Cyberspace Handbook is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of new media, information technologies and the internet. It gives an overview of the economic, political, social and cultural contexts of cyberspace, and provides practical advice on using new technologies for research, communication ...

The Advertising Handbook

The Advertising Handbook

2nd Edition


January 11, 2002

Including new illustrations, workshop exercises, and case studes and profides of key media players, the second edition of this critical introduction to the practices and perspectives of the advertising industry explores the structures of the profession and examines in depth the roles of all those ...

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