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Macmillan Higher Education

Media Professionalism and Training

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Palgrave

Pages: 160
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Key Concerns in Media Studies

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Paperback - 9780230292826

27 December 2013

$39.99

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Ebook - 9781137368423

13 December 2013

$29.99

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In this critical interrogation of the meaning of media professionalism and the efficacy of training in the digital age, Niblock presents one of the very first texts to scrutinise professional norms and question the scope of...

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In this critical interrogation of the meaning of media professionalism and the efficacy of training in the digital age, Niblock presents one of the very first texts to scrutinise professional norms and question the scope of the media's power. The book's synthesis of practice and theory makes it ideal for Media and Journalism students.

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The book is unique in the way that it sets out the context for media practice and training from both professional and theoretical perspectives
It is one of the first texts to interrogate media professionalism and question professional norms in the digital age
Provides essential reading for core and optional, academic and practicebased modules in Media, Journalism, Media Sociology and Cultural Studies
Written by a practitioner-academic, the text offers invaluable insights to students and wider readers, as it draws on case studies and interviews from across the globe, and delivers an ideal synthesis of practice and theory

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. From 'Trade' to 'Profession'
2. Preparing Media Professionals
3. The Journalistic Self
4. Media Accountability
5. Subverting from Within: Challenging the Professional Media
6. Towards the New Media Professional
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Sarah Niblock is Head of Journalism and also programme convenor for MA Journalism and MA International Journalism at Brunel University, West London, UK. She is also a freelance journalist and has written for publications including The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph and Cosmopolitan and Company magazines.

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Sarah Niblock is Head of Journalism and also programme convenor for MA Journalism and MA International Journalism at Brunel University, West London, UK. She is also a freelance journalist and has written for publications including The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph and Cosmopolitan and Company magazines.

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