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Practising Global Journalism

Exploring reporting issues worldwide, 1st Edition

By John Herbert


280 pages

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From this book, you will gain an understanding of the global media marketplace - the technology, the players and the issues. The role of news agencies, sources and networks are explored covering the issues of ethics, global media ownership and control. Find out how journalists are using the web and learn even newer ways to collect and communicate information.

Essential reading for today's practising and trainee journalists. John Herbert examines the global environment in which journalists operate and describes the latest technology and its impact on print, broadcast and online journalism practice.

Practising Global Journalism is a unique overview of the profession, providing a comparative study of journalism practice worldwide. Case studies are drawn from Europe, Australia, the Asia Pacific, South Asia, China, Africa and the Americas.


"Summaries of the state of journalism and the news media structure around the world… are skillfully researched and clearly presented. They will be of great value to students and others seeking succinct information on the journalistic environment in different societies."
Anthony Delano in the British Journalism Review

"The advantages of now reachable unseen territories and freedom of technology has deep lightning effects in how news flows with context to global journalism practices. The gargantuan nature of news coverage & distribution has greatly been affected by digital revolution, learnings from patterns, ethics, ownerships and controls."
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Table of Contents

The global context; Global news flow; Problems of global journalism; Global journalism freedom: Asia Pacific; South Asia; China; Hong Kong; Japan; Europe; United States; Latin America; Africa and the Middle East; Appendix; References; Web sites

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