The Handbook of Journalism Studies

Description

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 Historical context Current state of the art Methodological issues Merits and advantages of the approach/area of studies Limitations and critical issues of the approach/area of studies Directions for future research 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.

Details

Author(s)
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Thomas Hanitzsch
Format
Paperback | 472 pages
Dimensions
178 x 254 x 27.94mm | 816g
Publication date
18 Dec 2008
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Follow Reader Sample (D); 6 Tables, black and white
ISBN10
0805863435
ISBN13
9780805863437
Bestsellers rank
493,167