Media Skills

Series Editor: RICHARD KEEBLE

The Media Skills series provides concise and thorough introductions 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.

  • Magazine Production

    2nd Edition

    By Jason Whittaker

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Writing for Journalists

    3rd Edition

    By Wyford Hicks, Harriet Gilbert, Tim Holmes, Jane Bentley

    Paperback – 2016-02-14 
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Subediting and Production for Journalists

    Print, Digital & Social, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Holmes

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Researching for the Media

    Television, Radio and Journalism, 2nd Edition

    By Adele Emm

    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:…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • English for Journalists

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    By Wynford Hicks

    English for Journalists has established itself in newsrooms the world over as an invaluable guide to the basics of English and to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in a highly accessible and engaging…

    Paperback – 2013-06-11
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Frost

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Interviewing for Radio

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Beaman

    '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…

    Paperback – 2011-04-07
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Writing for Broadcast Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Rick Thompson

    '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…

    Paperback – 2010-07-15
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Reporting for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Frost

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-06-01
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Interviewing for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Lee-Potter

    Interviewing for Journalists details the central journalistic skill of how to ask the right question in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print and online journalists – professionals, students and trainees – whether writing news stories or features for newspapers and…

    Paperback – 2009-04-08
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Feature Writing for Journalists

    By Sharon Wheeler

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-03-02
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Production Management for Television

    By Leslie Mitchell

    Completely up to date with relevant information on digital technology and HD TV, this is the only title to focus specifically on television production management, and presents an easily accessible and authoritative guide to the area. Production Management for Television provides a reliable, factual…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Ethics for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Keeble

    Ethics for Journalists tackles many of the issues which journalists face in their everyday lives – from the media's supposed obsession with sex, sleaze and sensationalism, to issues of regulation and censorship. Its accessible style and question and answer approach highlights the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2008-10-26
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Writing for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Wyford Hicks, Wynford Hicks, Harriet Gilbert, Sally Adams, Tim Holmes, Harriett Gilbert, Tim Holmes

    Praise for the first edition: 'There are books that are badly written, books that are well written and books that you wish you'd written. This is one of the latter. Hicks and his co-writers produce a book that is a joy to read and is packed full of helpful advice.'  – Chris Frost, Journalist '…

    Paperback – 2008-05-22
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Magazine Production

    By Jason Whittaker

    Magazine Production is a guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final print, and is aimed at those who wish to produce a title as part of their studies or for distribution on a small scale. It gives readers an overview of the essential elements to take into…

    Paperback – 2008-05-01
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • English for Journalists 3 & Reporting for Journalists Bundle

    By Wynford Hicks, Chris Frost

    This is a bundle comprising the paperback editions of English for Journalists, Third edition, and Reporting for Journalists.…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Programme Making for Radio

    By Jim Beaman

    Programme Making for Radio offers trainee radio broadcasters and their instructors focused practical guidelines to the professional techniques applied to the making of radio shows, explaining how specific radio programmes are made and the conventions and techniques required to produce them. This…

    Paperback – 2006-08-09
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Freelancing for Television and Radio

    By Leslie Mitchell

    From an experienced author in the field, this indispensable guide presents everything needed to create and maintain a successful freelancing career in the world of television and radio. Whether the reader is studying the field, considering their options, or currently employed as a freelance media…

    Paperback – 2005-03-20
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Writing for Broadcast Journalists

    By Rick Thompson

    Writing for Broadcast Journalists is the essential guide to writing news for television and radio, guiding readers through the significant differences between writing text to be read, and writing spoken English that will be heard. This book helps broadcast journalists at every stage of their…

    Paperback – 2004-11-24
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Subediting and Production for Journalists

    Print, Digital & Social

    By Wynford Hicks, Tim Holmes

    Subediting for Journalists is a concise, up-to-date and readable introduction to the skills of subediting for newspapers and magazines. It describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of printing to the modern era of computers and the web, and explains clearly what the sub now has to…

    Paperback – 2002-06-19
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Interviewing for Journalists

    By Emma Lee-Potter

    Interviewing for Journalists addresses the central skill of asking the right question in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print journalists - professionals, students and trainees. The authors, both experienced journalists, explain the different types of interviewing, from…

    Paperback – 2001-05-16
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • Ethics for Journalists

    By Richard Keeble

    Ethics for Journalists tackles many of the issues which journalists face in their everyday lives - from the media's supposed obsession with sex, sleaze and sensationalism, to issues of regulation and censorship. Its accessible style and question and answer approach highlights the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2001-04-04
    Routledge
    Media Skills

  • English for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Wynford Hicks

    English for Journalists is an invaluable guide not only to the basics of English, but to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in an accessible style, beginning with the fundamentals of grammar and the…

    Paperback – 1998-02-11
    Routledge
    Media Skills