This Handbook charts the growing area of journalism studies, exploring the current state of theory and setting an agenda for future research in an international context. The volume is structured around theoretical and empirical approaches, and covers scholarship on news production and organizations; news content; journalism and society; and journalism in a global context. Emphasizing comparative and global perspectives, each chapter explores:
Key elements, thinkers, and texts
Current state of the art
Merits and advantages of the approach/area of studies
Limitations and critical issues of the approach/area of studies
Directions for future research
This thoroughly updated new edition takes into account recent transformations within the profession, practices and products of journalists and scholarly work about it. It covers the growing diversity of the field, and the ways in which journalism itself has undergone rapid change in recent years - including the ongoing process of convergence, the role of social media and citizen journalism, robot journalism, algorithmic news, citizen witnessing, and much, much more.
Offering broad international coverage from top-tier contributors, this volume ranks among the first publications to serve as a comprehensive resource addressing theory and scholarship in journalism studies. As such, the Handbook of Journalism Studies is a must-have resource for scholars and graduate students working in journalism, media studies, and communication around the globe.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 472
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
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