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.

Digging Deeper: Investigative Journalism in Newspapers

Digging Deeper: Investigative Journalism in Newspapers

Digging deeper: Investigative journalism in newspapers

It was a clash of the Titans – a rumble in the Fleet Street jungle. In the red corner was ‘Gorgeous’ George Galloway, the tough-talking political street fighter from Dundee. In the blue corner was Mazher ‘Fake Sheikh’ Mahmood, a man said to be capable of smooth talking everyone from minor royals to millionaire football managers. Galloway the left-wing Member of Parliament for Bethnal Green and Bow in London, had been invited to dine with two Muslim businessmen at the Dorchester; afterwards he claimed they had made anti-semitic remarks and had offered secret funds to his political party. He smelled a rat and within days was boasting to anyone who would listen that he ...

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