Journalism Across Cultures: An Introduction

Journalism Across Cultures: An Introduction

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In today's global digital world, journalists are required to be cognizant of ethical and cultural issues beyond usual national boundaries. This text provides a theoretical and practical introduction to cross-cultural journalism, equipping students with the skills and understanding they need today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 15.24mm | 391g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • 248 p.
  • 0230236103
  • 9780230236103
  • 772,238

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Evolving press theories and media models.- Chapter 3: Journalistic practices and role perceptions.- Chapter 4: Journalism education around the world.- Chapter 5: Gender in journalism.- Chapter 6: Foreign news reporting in the digital age.- Chapter 7: Approaches to reporting peace and conflict.- Chapter 8: Commercialisation of journalism.- Chapter 9: Impact of new technologies.- Bibliography.
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About Levi Obijiofor

LEVI OBIJIOFOR is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the School of Journalism and Communication, the University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests focus on foreign news reporting across cultures, impact of new technologies on journalistic practices, as well as journalism education. He teaches postgraduate and undergraduate courses in journalism and communication.

FOLKER HANUSCH is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. His main research interests centre on news representations of death and dying, travel journalism, as well as comparative journalism practices. He has published widely on these topics in a number of international journals.
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