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So You Want To Be A Journalist?
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So you want to be a Journalist? Unplugged is a fully revised guide to the world of journalism. This new edition of Bruce Grundy's guide for journalists takes us through new media's impact on the structure and practice of journalism today, with its 24-hour news cycle of multi-platform, interactive media audiences. The book contains instructions on writing for news media as well as practical advice on all facets of reporting. Skills involved in finding information, interviewing, writing news and features, research and investigation, basic subbing, layout and design are covered, along with the essentials of grammar, the law, and practical tips on ethical and professional behaviour.New to the second edition:online journalism incorporated throughout the textvignettes and case studies that bring the text to lifeexamples from Australian, New Zealand and international mediaextended section on ethicsextensively updated research section, to help students recognise quality internet researchextensive companion website including further writing practice

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