This new edition of The Newspapers Handbook presents an enlightening examination of an ever-evolving industry, engaging with key contemporary issues, including reporting in the digital age and ethical and legislative issues following the hacking scandal to display a comprehensive anatomy of the modern newsroom.
Richard Lance Keeble and Ian Reeves offer readers expert practical advice, drawing on a wide range of examples from print and digital news sources to illustrate best practice and the political, technological and financial realities of newspaper journalism today.
Other key areas explored include:
- the language of news
- basic reporting
- the art of interviewing
- feature writing
- the role of social media in reporting
- investigative reporting
- court reporting
- reporting on national and local government
- guidance on training and careers for those entering the industry.