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With so many people interested in journalism, we thought it would be helpful to talk with someone who’s been there.
Over the decades, several types of journalism have developed that have given different dimensions to the field of mass media. One method of classification is on the basis of their specialization (beat), method of gathering information, and writing/reporting style.
From the miners' strike to the bombing of Beirut, Newsnight's Tim Whewell has travelled far and wide in search of the news. Graham Snowdon met him.
Any career as a journalist is heavily associated with the strong smell of coffee and the fluorescent glow of a computer screen. But the activities that take place after that first coffee of the day differ between a music and a traditional journalist.
I get lots of emails asking for advice, from people hoping to pursue a career in journalism, so I thought it would be helpful to write a post with my thoughts.
Susannah Butter is a features writer at one of the UK's largest newspapers, the London Evening Standard. A just 23, Susannah has to be one of the youngest and hardest working full-time professional journalists in the capital.
6:00 am: No way I can shut off my alarm and sleep a few more minutes this morning! I am driving all the way to Tripoli for a one on one interview with a very well-known Lebanese political figure at 9:00 am sharp!...
The first three years of the Project’s work involved listening and talking with journalists and others around the country about what defines the work. What emerged out of those conversations are the following nine core principles of journalism...
There’s a craving in the air for a definitive statement on what journalism is, something to rally around as everything changes. But I want to do the opposite. I want to explode journalism, to break it apart into its atomic acts.
The following are some tips that might help those starting off in a career in the media.
Your future duties and sports journalist job description will depend on which type of media you’ll be working with, whether it is newspaper, magazine, TV, radio, or the growing realm of online media.
Here we will discuss: who journalists are and what they do; why people become journalists; and what qualities you need to be a good journalist.