Книга: Synge Dan «The Survival Guide to Journalism»

The Survival Guide to Journalism

Серия: "-"

This is brilliant! A must-read for anyone thinking about going into journalism or already there. The recurring Q&A style is really helpful - the author really did pre-empt all my various questions. As someone who is deciding whether to go into journalism or not - this is the only book I have come across so far which has actually been helpful and fun to read at the same time. What I liked best is that the book is fun without being patronising - a lot of journo books are stuffy, outdated or intimidating. Importantly it tackles all the current issues about journalism becoming multi-platform, with advice on blogging etc. And although encouraging, it is realistic enough to make sure you don't see journalism through rose-tinted glasses - it really made me think hard about whether I would survive as a journalist. I would definitely recommend this to anyone thinking of starting out or starting out in journalism - it's essentially a journalism course in a nutshell! The best bit about this book, as opposed to others about journalism (of which there are many), is that it is written in a friendly and non-intimidating style. As a journalism student I have spent many hours poring over books that judge me for wanting to write about the'soft stuff', whereas Synge actually gives tips on how to break into celebrity gossip or arts reviewing. The advice sections from real working journalists in different sectors and publications are really helpful, as they give a (realistic!) insight into the profession and hold up all the best bits, while conveying the disadvantages to life as a scribe. Synge's tips and hints are relevant, especially the bits about online journalism and how journalists have to be multi-skilled today. What I found most interesting was the chapters on freelancing... Overall, I would recommend this book to anyone hoping to be a journalist, studying to be a journalist or working as a journalist. This essential survival manual to print and online media journalism explores the personal qualities and skills needed to break into this exciting but often uncertain field. It considers the current state of expanding media, routes into the industry, and the pros and cons of being a staff journalist or freelance.

Издательство: "McGraw-Hill" (2010)

Купить за 1170 руб в My-shop

Другие книги схожей тематики:

АвторКнигаОписаниеГодЦенаТип книги
Rachele KanigelThe Student Newspaper Survival GuideThe Student Newspaper Survival Guide has been extensively updated to cover recent developments in online publishing, social media, mobile journalism, and multimedia storytelling; at the same time, it… — John Wiley&Sons Limited, электронная книга Подробнее...
4366.75электронная книга

См. также в других словарях:

  • The American Mercury — is a defunct magazine founded in 1924 as the brainchild of H. L. Mencken and drama critic George Jean Nathan. The magazine featured writing by some of the most important writers in the United States through the 1920s and 1930s. The magazine… …   Wikipedia

  • The eXile — Infobox Newspaper name = The Exile caption = The 2006 11 17 (#251) front page of the eXile , featuring a redesigned masthead type = Alternative weekly format = Tabloid foundation = 1997 ceased publication = 2008 price = owners = Independent… …   Wikipedia

  • The Holocaust — Holocaust and Shoah redirect here. For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). Selection on …   Wikipedia

  • The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy — infobox Book | name = The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy orig title = translator = author = John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt cover artist = country = United States language = English series = classification = Non fiction genre = Politics… …   Wikipedia

  • The Times — This article is about the British newspaper. For other uses, see The Times (disambiguation). The Times The 21 April 2011 front page of The Times Type Daily newspaper Format Compact …   Wikipedia

  • Peace Journalism — Peace Media , Conflict Resolving Media , Conflict Sensitive Journalism , Conflict Solution Journalism , Reporting the World , Constructive Conflict Coverage, and Peacebuilding Media redirect here. A comparison of peace journalism and war… …   Wikipedia

Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»