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In Journalism, Ian Hargreaves uses his unique position within the media to examine how we get this information and the many practical, political, and professional decisions that the journalist has to make, as part of the process of delivering that information to us.

Hargreaves argues that the core principles of "Freedom of the Press" and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today as they ever were. He examines the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state, and

focuses on contentious issues in contemporary journalism, such as intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel.

This is a concise and up-to-date analysis of the most important issues, developments, and debates surrounding journalism today.

Synopsis:

In Journalism, Ian Hargreaves uses his unique position within the media to examine how we get this information and the many practical, political, and professional decisions that the journalist has to make, as part of the process of delivering that information to us.Hargreaves argues that the core principles of "Freedom of the Press" and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today as they ever were. He examines the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state, and focuses on contentious issues in contemporary journalism, such as intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel.

Synopsis:

This lively and provocative book deals with contentious issues in contemporary journalism, including intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel. Offering a truly international perspective--ranging from the US, Canada, UK, Russia, France, Australia, Sweden, and Germany, Hargreaves tries to make sense of what journalism is becoming in the age of media saturation and hyperbole, from reportage on warfare to the cult of celebrity. Along the way, he ponders the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state.

About the Author

Ian Hargreaves is a Professor of Journalism at the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University. He is one of Britain's leading journalists and one of the very few to have held senior positions in newspapers, magazines, television and radio. He was Director of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, Deputy Editor of the Finanical Times, Editor of the Independent and Editor of the New Statesman.

Although a life-long journalist, Hargreaves has also been a prominent figure in political and policy debates, which ground his arguments about journalism in a social and economic context.

Table of Contents

1. Children of the Revolution: journalism and the market

2. Journalism and the idea of press freedom

3. The Pen and the Sword: journalism and the state

4. There's no business like show business: journalism as entertainment

5. Who owns journalists?

6. Journalism and public relations

7. A cookie laced with arsenic: journalism and ethics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192806567
Author:
Hargreaves, Ian
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
null, Ian
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Communication | Journalism
Subject:
Journalism-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series:
Very Short Introductions
Series Volume:
Volume VI
Publication Date:
20051201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
21 halftones, 2 line illus.
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
4.3 x 6.8 x 0.4 in 0.3 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In Journalism, Ian Hargreaves uses his unique position within the media to examine how we get this information and the many practical, political, and professional decisions that the journalist has to make, as part of the process of delivering that information to us.Hargreaves argues that the core principles of "Freedom of the Press" and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today as they ever were. He examines the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state, and focuses on contentious issues in contemporary journalism, such as intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel.

"Synopsis" by , This lively and provocative book deals with contentious issues in contemporary journalism, including intrusion, lack of accountability, obscenity, trivialization, rumor-mongering, and libel. Offering a truly international perspective--ranging from the US, Canada, UK, Russia, France, Australia, Sweden, and Germany, Hargreaves tries to make sense of what journalism is becoming in the age of media saturation and hyperbole, from reportage on warfare to the cult of celebrity. Along the way, he ponders the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state.
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