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Keywords in News and Journalism Studies Barbie Zelizer

Keywords in News and Journalism Studies

Barbie Zelizer

Published July 1st 2010
ISBN : 9780335221837
Paperback
180 pages
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The authors are familiar with the emerging jargon of media convergence and they define large parts of it well. They have also laboured impressively to gather and define useful examples of journalese ...This book is a labour of love that reflectsMoreThe authors are familiar with the emerging jargon of media convergence and they define large parts of it well. They have also laboured impressively to gather and define useful examples of journalese ...This book is a labour of love that reflects immense care and learning. It makes a helpful contribution to a fledgling field of academia and to uniting the cultures of news and journalism studies.Tim Luckhurst, University of Kent, UK This comprehensive glossary offers clear and insightful definitions of the most significant keywords in news and journalism studies.Ranging from above the fold to zinger, and with over 400 terms in between, it covers words associated with newspapers, radio and television news, magazines, photojournalism and internet reporting. Other examples include agenda setting, libel, news values, objectivity, scoop and tabloidization.Written by two of the fields leading scholars, it offers an informed perspective on the key terms. It considers a range of genres, including business, crime, environmental, fashion, lifestyle, investigative, science, sports and war journalism as well as looking at new alternatives such as Wikinews and Twitter.This lively and engaging treatment will provide students, researchers and journalists with a solid grounding in the fast-moving vocabulary of news and journalism studies.