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Media Skills

Series Editor: RICHARD KEEBLE

The Media Skills series provides concise and thorough introductions to a rapidly changing media landscape. Each book is written by media and journalism lecturers or experienced professionals and is a key resource for a particular industry. Offering helpful advice and information and using practical examples from print, broadcast and digital media, as well as discussing ethical and regulatory issues, Media Skills books are essential guides for students and media professionals.

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1-10 of 23 results in Media Skills
  1. English for Journalists

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    By Wynford Hicks

    Series: Media Skills

    English for Journalists has established itself in newsrooms the world over as an invaluable guide to the basics of English and to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. Written in a highly accessible and engaging...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Producing for the Web

    By Jason Whittaker

    Series: Media Skills

    Producing for the Web is a clear and practical guide to the planning, setting up and management of a web site. It gives readers a comprehensive overview of the current technologies available for on-line communications and shows how to use then for maximum effect when planning a web site.Producing...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Frost

    Series: Media Skills

    A hugely beneficial introduction to students and professionals in print media and design, Designing for Newspapers and Magazines offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience using colour, text placement, typography and images.Written by...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Interviewing for Radio

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Beaman

    Series: Media Skills

    'Jim Beaman’s Interviewing for Radio is a classic and seminal practice text, brilliantly written and masterful in its content. Nobody working in professional radio can do without it. It is a must for all radio courses and I could not recommend it more highly' - Tim Crook, Head of Radio, Goldsmiths...

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Writing for Broadcast Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Rick Thompson

    Series: Media Skills

    'This is a superb book which combines the rare mixture of high quality information with humour. The style of writing engages the reader from the introduction and the experience and insight of the author occasionally makes it difficult to put down, a rare feature of a textbook. I would unreservedly...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Reporting for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Frost

    Series: Media Skills

    Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. From the process of finding a story and tracing sources, to interviewing contacts, gathering information and filing the finished report, it is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Interviewing for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Sally Adams, Wynford Hicks

    Series: Media Skills

    Interviewing for Journalists details the central journalistic skill of how to ask the right question in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print and online journalists – professionals, students and trainees – whether writing news stories or features for newspapers and...

    Published April 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Feature Writing for Journalists

    By Sharon Wheeler

    Series: Media Skills

    Feature Writing for Journalists considers both newspapers and magazines and helps the new or aspiring journalist to become a successful feature writer. Using examples from a wide range of papers, specialist and trade magazines and 'alternative' publications, Sharon Wheeler considers the...

    Published March 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Production Management for Television

    By Leslie Mitchell

    Series: Media Skills

    Completely up to date with relevant information on digital technology and HD TV, this is the only title to focus specifically on television production management, and presents an easily accessible and authoritative guide to the area. Production Management for Television provides a reliable, factual...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Ethics for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Keeble

    Series: Media Skills

    Ethics for Journalists tackles many of the issues which journalists face in their everyday lives – from the media's supposed obsession with sex, sleaze and sensationalism, to issues of regulation and censorship. Its accessible style and question and answer approach highlights the relevance of...

    Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism, 2nd Edition
    By Adèle Emm
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  2. Subediting and Production for Journalists: Print, Digital & Social, 2nd Edition
    By Tim Holmes, Glyn Mottershead
    To Be Published December 31st 2014

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