Local Journalism and Local Media : Making the Local News, Paperback / softback Book

Local Journalism and Local Media : Making the Local News Paperback / softback

Edited by Bob Franklin



The local media - local newspapers and radio, regional television, cable television and local news on the internet - represents a diverse and rapidly-changing sector of the British media landscape.

Bringing together media academics, local journalists and other media professionals, this text presents a thorough, up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments and future prospects for Britain's local newspapers, local media and local journalism. Drawing on current research and relevant literature, the book covers:*key developments in the local media scene*the distinctive editorial format of local newspapers*news sources and other sources available to local journalists*recent developments in media policy*online journalism*ethics and regulations*the impact of new technology. Situating the study within the context of local, national and multi-national media networks, this unique text provides students with a well-written and wide-ranging assessment of all aspects of the local media in the UK and as such, will be a welcome addition to the current literature.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 12 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Interdisciplinary studies
  • ISBN: 9780415379540



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