A Journalism Reader
Michael Bromley, Tom O'Malley
Psychology Press, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 394 pages
A fresh and innovative combination of previously published work and influential new thinking. It is an indispensable aid to the study of journalism and media history.The Journalism Reader is a comprehensive collection of essential writings on the history and practice of journalism from the eighteenth century to the present day. It brings together the work of journalists, philosophers, historians, newspaper owners, cultural theorists and specialists in public policy and industrial relations to provide a variety of perspectives on the history, status and craft of journalism.The Journalism Reader is arranged chronologically with an editor's introduction to each section which details the main themes of each chapter. The contributors explore key themes in the history of journalism: crime, gender, class, regulation, ownership and industrial relations.The Reader combines new writing with work from celebrated journalists and essayists such as John Stuart Mill, W.T. Stead, C.P. Scott, Lord Riddell, Henry Wickham Steed, and George Orwell.
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