Readership: Journalism and Journalism Studies students; students taking journalism as a subsidiary module or taking a related course; professional journalists; 'citizen' journalists; academics and researchers.
Tony Harcup, Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield
Tony Harcup is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield.
"An indispensable guide to all terms journalistic ... It is a starting point for further study or investigation, as well as a handy and quick reference guide to the working student or journalist ... Tony Harcup has been one of the most prolific authors of books, articles and journal papers of direct use to journalism students in recent years and here we have a text which is destined to appear on many courses... Buy before you arrive pre-reading lists because it will help many students who have never studied journalism before become familiar with many of the key terms they will come across during their studies and long afterwards." - Tor Clard,
Journalism Education (Vol 3, No 2)
"Harcup manifestly knows his subject ... The paperback may not be a doorstop, but it is certainly a mile post." - Mike Amos, Refer
"If you need to learn more about journalism or are just interested in the subject, this is a fine addition to your collection." - Erin Brenner, Copyediting
"A book so good every journalist will ask: "Why didn't I think of that?"" - Professor Roy Greenslade, City University, London
"...a cunningly compiled and mostly authoritative work of reference that is fun to read, ending with a useful chronology of journalisms highs (1647:
Levellers call for a free press) and lows (2011: Hackgate)." - Michael Leapman, British Journalism Review