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What is journalism?

McNair, B. (2005) What is journalism? In: Making Journalists: Diverse Models, Global Issues. Routledge, pp. 25-43. ISBN 0415315018

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Abstract

Aimed at the journalism student, this book chapter fouses on journalism as the timely reporting of events at the local, provincial, national and international levels. Reporting involves the gathering of information through interviewing and research, the results of which are turned into a fair and balanced story for publication or for television or radio broadcast.