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Putting Television News Centre Stage: The Past, Present and Future Shape of Journalism Scholarship
Putting television news centre stage: The past, present and future shape of journalism scholarship
Introduction: Studying ‘Journalism’

Situating television news scholarship within the burgeoning discipline of journalism studies should be a relatively straightforward task. After all, television is a distinct medium with its own set of news values, journalistic conventions and semiotic codes. And yet within the theory and practice of journalism studies the genre of news – whether this is online, print, radio or television – can often prove difficult to isolate and interrogate separately. This is understandable since journalism in general shares similar goals, aspirations and ideals, principles, theories and philosophies, skills, training and education and, in an era of convergence, ...

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