Journalism Studies

Journalism Studies: A Critical Introduction

Journalism Studies: A Critical Introduction
Co-authored with Andrew Calcutt.
London, Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 9780415554312
Amazon UK / Amazon USA



Introduction: Journalism in Question

Part I: Ownership

1. Ownership and the News Industry

2. Media and Mediating Activity

Part II: Objectivity

3. The Rise and Fall of Objectivity

4. The Future of Objectivity

Part III: The Public

5. The Fragmenting Public

Conclusion: Journalism and Journalism Studies


‘In a period of upheaval and change for journalism, this is a timely examination of the role and relevance of journalism studies in the academy. Scholarly and knowledgeable, while engaging in its arguments and accessibly written, Calcutt and Hammond have delivered an original and important book, which will be of value to all those who study journalism in the academy.’
– Professor Brian McNair, Queensland University of Technology

‘This is a highly original examination of a range of important issues in journalism.’
– Professor Richard Keeble, University of Lincoln

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