Fully revised and updated, The Newspapers Handbook remains the essential guide to working as a newspaper journalist. It examines the ever-changing, everyday skills of newspaper reporting and explores the theoretical, ethical and political dimensions of a journalist's job.
Using a range of new examples from tabloid, compact and broadsheet newspapers, non-mainstream and local publications, Richard Keeble examines key journalistic skills such as the art of interviewing, news reporting, reviewing, feature writing, using the Internet and freelancing.
New chapters from John Turner, Nick Nuttall and Mark Hanna explore the specializms of local and national government reporting, investigative journalism and covering the courts.
The Newspapers Handbook includes:
The Newspapers Handbook encourages a critical approach to newspaper practice, and maintains its standing as a must-have student and professional resource.
Richard Keeble is Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln and former director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Journalism at City University. He is the author of Ethics for Journalists and editor of Print Journalism: A Critical Introduction
'something quite unique in its attempt to untie theroy and practice within a single volume... Keeble is doing to journalism what John Berger did to art appreciation with the aim here of developing the reflective journalist in a global world... The Newspapers Handbook will remain the definitive work because of the range, quality and depth of its content.' - Rob Melville, Journalism Practice