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Media Skills


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. Writing for Journalists

    2nd Edition

    By Wyford Hicks, Wynford Hicks, Harriet Gilbert, Sally Adams, Tim Holmes, Harriett Gilbert, Tim Holmes

    Series: Media Skills

    Praise for the first edition: 'There are books that are badly written, books that are well written and books that you wish you'd written. This is one of the latter. Hicks and his co-writers produce a book that is a joy to read and is packed full of helpful advice.' – Chris Frost, Journalist '...

    Published May 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Magazine Production

    By Jason Whittaker

    Series: Media Skills

    Magazine Production is a guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final print, and is aimed at those who wish to produce a title as part of their studies or for distribution on a small scale. It gives readers an overview of the essential elements to take into...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. English for Journalists 3 & Reporting for Journalists Bundle

    By Wynford Hicks, Chris Frost

    Series: Media Skills

    This is a bundle comprising the paperback editions of English for Journalists, Third edition, and Reporting for Journalists....

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Programme Making for Radio

    By Jim Beaman

    Series: Media Skills

    Programme Making for Radio offers trainee radio broadcasters and their instructors focused practical guidelines to the professional techniques applied to the making of radio shows, explaining how specific radio programmes are made and the conventions and techniques required to produce them. This...

    Published August 10th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Freelancing for Television and Radio

    By Leslie Mitchell

    Series: Media Skills

    From an experienced author in the field, this indispensable guide presents everything needed to create and maintain a successful freelancing career in the world of television and radio. Whether the reader is studying the field, considering their options, or currently employed as a freelance media...

    Published March 21st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Writing for Broadcast Journalists

    By Rick Thompson

    Series: Media Skills

    Writing for Broadcast Journalists is the essential guide to writing news for television and radio, guiding readers through the significant differences between writing text to be read, and writing spoken English that will be heard. This book helps broadcast journalists at every stage of their...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Subediting and Production for Journalists

    Print, Digital & Social

    By Wynford Hicks, Tim Holmes

    Series: Media Skills

    Subediting for Journalists is a concise, up-to-date and readable introduction to the skills of subediting for newspapers and magazines. It describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of printing to the modern era of computers and the web, and explains clearly what the sub now has to...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Interviewing for Journalists

    By Sally Adams, Wynford Hicks

    Series: Media Skills

    Interviewing for Journalists addresses the central skill of asking the right question in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print journalists - professionals, students and trainees. The authors, both experienced journalists, explain the different types of interviewing, from...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Ethics for Journalists

    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 April 5th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Subediting and Production for Journalists: Print, Digital & Social, 2nd Edition
    By Tim Holmes
    To Be Published August 28th 2015
  2. Writing for Journalists, 3rd Edition
    By Wyford Hicks, Harriet Gilbert, Tim Holmes, Jane Bentley
    To Be Published February 15th 2016

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