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Local journalism in a digital world

By: Hess, Kristy Waller, Lisa

Part of the JOURNALISM series
1137504765 / 9781137504760
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22 cm viii, 234 pages
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This unique text addresses the gap between journalism studies, which have tended to focus on national and international news, and the fact that most journalism is practised at the local level, where people live, work, play and feel most 'at home'.

Providing a rich overview of the role and place of local media in society, Hess and Waller demonstrate that, in this changing digital era, the local journalist must not only specialize in niche 'place-based' news, but also have a clear understanding of how their locality and its people 'fit' in the context of a globalized world. Equipping readers with a nuanced and well-rounded understanding of the field today, this is an essential resource for students of journalism, media and communication studies, as well as for practising and aspiring journalists.


JFD Media studies, KNTJ Press & journalism

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