- Chapter n1: Introduction
- Introducing Television Journalism: Sustaining its Influence into the Twenty-First Century
- ‘Death of TV News … Much Exaggerated’: A Story of Declining Television Audiences but Signs of a Revival?
- The Scope of the Book
- Chapter n1: The Role of News in Television Culture: Current Debates and Practices in Contemporary Journalism
- Television and the Public Sphere: Journalism in a Multi-Channel Environment
- Scheduling Wars: Locating Television News in an Increasingly Entertainment-Based Medium
- (Re)shaping Television Journalism: Public and Commercial Models of Broadcasting
- Changing Times, Changing Values: Television News's Shifting Values and Conventions
- Towards a Post-Broadcasting Culture? Television News and Media Convergence
Part I: History and Context
- Chapter n2: From Radio to Television: Making Sense of Broadcasting History
- Section I: The Birth of Broadcasting: Creating National Broadcast Ecologies
- Making Sense of Television: Reshaping News Journalism
- Deregulating Broadcast Structures: Towards a Commercial News Environment
Part II: Trends in Television Journalism
- Chapter n3: Redefining What's Newsworthy: Towards 24-Hour News Values and Conventions?
- News Values: What Makes Television Journalism Distinctive?
- The Arrival and Impact of 24-Hour News Channels: Three Phases of Global Television Journalism
- Live, Rolling News Drama: Empirical Endeavours into 24-Hour News Conventions
- Interrupting the News for What Purpose? Exposing the Myth of Breaking News
- The Systemic Impact of Rolling News Journalism: Towards 24-Hour News Values and Audience Expectations?
- Chapter n4: The Rise of Partisan News Consumption: Towards a Polarisation of Television Journalism and Audiences?
- Network News in Retreat: A New Era of Political Journalism?
- News Audiences Go Political: Which Television Channels are People Watching and Why?
- Letting the Fox off the Leash: The Relaxation of the Fairness Doctrine and the ‘Foxification’ of Television News
- Redefining Political News Journalism: Blurring the Lines between News and Comedy
- Making Sense of Comedy News: Scholarly Readings into ‘Popular’ Political Programming
- Keeping the Fox on a Leash: Towards the Polarisation of News Audiences beyond the US?
- Chapter n5: Reporting the Politics of Devolved Nations: Towards More Localised Television News?
- Localised News, National Media: Sustaining Journalism Locally
- Four Nations, One Union: Devolving Politics without Devolving National Media Ecologies
- Reflecting the Four Nations? The King Report and Television Coverage of Devolved Politics
- Market Deficit, Public Service Requirement: The BBC Trust and the Impact of Interventionist Regulation
- Challenging ‘Light-Touch’ Orthodoxy: Towards More Evidence-Driven Interventionist Re-Regulation
Part III: Journalists and Scholars
- Chapter n6: Entering the Profession: Who are Television Journalists?
- Who are Television Journalists: A Professional or Occupational Pursuit?
- A Face for Television? Gender and Ethnic Minority Status amongst Journalists
- Educating or Training? Towards an Increasingly Middle-Class Graduate-Led Occupation
- Distinguishing between News Sources: Which Journalists and Journalism do Audiences Trust?
- Chapter n7: Putting Television News Centre Stage: The Past, Present and Future Shape of Journalism Scholarship
- Introduction: Studying ‘Journalism’
- Television Journalism Scholarship: The Formative Years
- (Re)prioritising ‘Old’ above ‘New’ Media: Why Online Journalism is Punching above its Democratic Weight
- New Directions in Television News Studies: The Future of Journalism Studies