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International Radio Journalism : Communication & Society (Paperback) - Tim Crook

International Radio Journalism

Communication & Society (Paperback)

By: Tim Crook

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Published: 25th December 1997
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Radio journalists have witnessed much of the history of the twentieth century. From early documentary recordings, to the ground-breaking war reporting of Ed Murrow and Richard Dimbleby, to the sophisticated commentaries of Alistair Cooke and reporters such as Fergal Keane, International Radio Journalism explores the way radio has covered the most important stories this century and the way in which it continues to document events in Britan, America, Europe and many other countries around the world.
International Radio Journalism is both a theoretical textbook and a practical guide for students of radio journalism, reporters, editors and producers. The book details training and professional standards in writing, presentation, technology, editorial ethics and media law in America, Britain, Australia and other English speaking countries and examines the major public sector broadcast networks such as the BBC, CBC, NPR and ABC as well as the work of commercial and small public radio stations.
Timothy Crook investigates the way in which news reporting has been influenced by governments and media conglomerates and identifies an undercurrent of racial and sexual discrimination throughout the history of radio news. There are chapters on media law for broadcast journalists, the implications of multi-media and new technologies, digital applications in radio news, and glossaries which cover the skills of voice presentaion, writing radio news and broadcast vocabulary.

Preface
From Box Room to Digital Control Room
Basic Skills, Listening and Contacts
Experience, Print Media, Languages and Multimedia
Attitudes and News
Objectivity and Theory
Radio Journalism History - Origins to 1939
The Origins
The Political and Journalistic use of Early Recording Technology
Early Radio Journalism
The Political Dimension of Sound Journalism
Sport: A Springboard for Spontaneity
Radio Drama: A source of Innovation and Sensational Treatment
Appeasement and Fascism - Radio's Response through Journalism
The Voice and the A to Z of Presentation
Using Portable Equipment
Writing Radio News
The Second World War
The Phoney War and Fall of France
The Holocaust and Other Horrors
Dieppe, Pearl harbour, D-Day and other campaigns
International Media Law for Radio Journalists
Defamation
Contempt of Court - Access to Court Proceedings and other restrictions
Sources, Election Law and other Matters
Glossary of Terms
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780415096737
ISBN-10: 0415096731
Series: Communication & Society (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 25th December 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 15.75  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1