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Journalism Studies
Journalism studies

This is the multidisciplinary study of journalism as an arena of professional practice and a subject focus for intellectual and academic inquiry. More specifically it entails the critical analysis of the various processes involved in gathering, evaluating, interpreting, researching, writing, editing, reporting and presenting information and comment on a wide range of subjects (including business, fashion, news, politics, sport and travel), that are disseminated via an expansive range of mass media (including the Internet, magazines, newspapers, radio and television) to diverse audiences (distinguished by culture, identity and intellectual interests) resident in local, regional, national and international settings. Consequently journalism studies does the following:

  • adopts an international and multidisciplinary approach to journalism;
  • explores both academic and professional concerns and attempts to meld theoretical with practical ...

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