Journals Higher Education



01 December 2005

176 Pages | 21 halftones, 2 line illus.

ISBN: 9780192806567

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Journalism: A Very Short Introduction

Ian Hargreaves

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise and up-to-date analysis of the most important issues, developments, and debates surrounding journalism today.
  • A lively and provocative book, which deals with contentious issues in contemporary journalism, such as intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumour-mongering, and libel.
  • Offers a truly international perspective--US, Canada, UK, Russia, France, Australia, Sweden and Germany all feature.
  • Examines the ethical responsibility of the contemporary journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state