Combining practical 'how to' skills with reflection on the place of each specialism in the industry, this guide features the skills needed to cover specialist areas, including writing match reports for sport, reviewing the arts, and dealing with complex information for science. The book will also discuss how specialist journalists have contributed to the mainstream news agenda, as well as analysing how different issues have been covered in each specialism, such as the credit crunch, global warming, national crime statistics and the celebrity culture in sport. Areas covered include:

  •  Sport
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Crime
  • Environment
  • Fashion
  • Food
  • Music
  • Media
  • Science
  • Health
  • Law
  • Travel
  • War
  • Wine

chapter |10 pages


ByRichard Orange, Barry Turner

chapter 1|9 pages

Sports Reporting

ByNick Spencer

chapter 2|10 pages

Business Journalism

ByColm Murphy

chapter 3|9 pages

Political Journalism

ByKevin Rafter

chapter 4|11 pages

Crime Reporting

ByBarry Turner

chapter 5|9 pages

International Journalism

ByBen McConville, Kate Smith

chapter 6|10 pages

Environmental Journalism

BySarah Lonsdale

chapter 7|10 pages

Automotive Journalism

ByAndrew Noakes

chapter 8|17 pages

Fashion Journalism

ByJulie Bradford

chapter 9|11 pages

Food Journalism

BySteve Jones, Ben Taylor

chapter 10|17 pages

Music Journalism

ByPaula Hearsum

chapter 11|10 pages

Media Reporting

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 12|13 pages

Science Journalism

BySophie Schünemann

chapter 13|13 pages

Medical Reporting

ByRobert Whitaker

chapter 14|11 pages

Legal Affairs Journalism

ByRichard Orange

chapter 15|10 pages

Travel Journalism

ByTim Hannigan

chapter 16|11 pages

War Reporting

ByMark Nicholls

chapter 17|9 pages

Wine Journalism

ByGeoff Adams