Are newspapers faced with an existential threat or are they changing to meet the challenges of a digital world? With the newspaper's role in a state of fundamental redefinition, Newspaper Journalism offers a timely and up to the minute analysis of newspapers today, in the context of their historical importance to society. Drawing on their extensive experience in academia and also across local, national, mainstream, and alternative newspapers, Peter Cole and Tony Harcup write clearly and engagingly from both industry and scholarly perspectives, and contend that, far from dying, newspapers are doing what they have always done: adapting to a changing environment.

This text is essential reading for all students of the press, with comprehensive and critical coverage of the most important debates in the study of newspaper journalism — from ethics and investigative journalism to political economy and the future of the industry. Given the shifting boundaries and central importance of newspapers, it will be of interest to all students of journalism and the media.

Read all about it: A Critical Bibliography of Newspaper Journalism

Read all about it: A Critical Bibliography of Newspaper Journalism

Read all about it: A critical bibliography of newspaper journalism

Just as reports of the death of newspapers have been greatly exaggerated, so there is no sign of any imminent demise of books about newspapers. Quite the reverse, in fact. There appears to exist a more extensive literature about journalism than ever before, although it is not all written in the same language. The transformation of UK journalism into an overwhelmingly graduate trade – not, it should be noted, a profession – and the emergence of journalism studies as a subject within higher education have prompted academic publishers to compete with each other to see which can produce the longest list of journalism titles. Also, a ...

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