Leeds University Library

COMM2375
Module Reading List

Issues in Journalism, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Julie Firmstone
j.a.firmstone@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core readings:

Aalberg, T and Curran, J 2013, How media inform democracy : a comparative approach ISBN: 9780415740425 (pbk.) : £28.00, London Routledge  

Curran, J. & Seaton, J. 2010 Power Without Responsibility, 7th edition, Routledge (chapter 20, Sociology of the media)

Cushion, S., 2011. Television Journalism, Sage Publications Ltd.

Cushion, S. 2013, The democratic value of news : why public service media matter ISBN: 9780230271531 (pbk.); 9780230271524 (hbk.); 0230271537 (pbk.). Palgrave Macmillan.

Cushion, S. and Sambrook, R. J. eds. 2016. The future of 24-hour news : new directions, new challenges ISBN: 9781433130465 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781433130472 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781453918166 (e-book). Peter Lang.  

Fenton, N (ed.), 2009. New media, old news : journalism and democracy in the digital age ISBN: 9781847875747 (pbk.) : £22.99; 9781847875730 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1847875734 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1847875742 (pbk.) : £22.99. London: Sage.

Franks, Susanne 2013 Women and journalism ISBN: 9781780765853 (pbk.); 1780765851 (pbk.), I.B.Tauris

Hanusch, Folker and Obijiofor, Levi (2011) Journalism across cultures : an introduction ISBN: 9780230236103 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780230236097 (hbk.) : £55.00; 023023609X (hbk.) : £55.00; 0230236103 (pbk.) : £19.99  

Harcup, Tony, 2015. Journalism. Principles and Practice. 3rd edition. Sage.

Harrison, J., 2006. News, London: Routledge.

Kleis Nielsen R (ed.)  2015 Local journalism : the decline of newspapers and the rise of digital media ISBN: 9781784533212 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9781784533205 (hbk.) : £62.00. I.B.Tauris.

Lee-Wright, P, Phillips, A and Witschge, T 2012. Changing journalism ISBN: 9780415579551 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415579544 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0415579546 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0415579554 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780203809037 (e-book); 0203809033 (e-book). Milton Park, Abingdon ; New York, NY: Routledge.

McChesney, Robert 2003 The Problem of Journalism: a political economic contribution to an explanation of the crisis in contemporary US journalism, Journalism studies. ISSN: 1461-670x, 4:3, 233-329.

McNair, B. 2009. Journalism and democracy. In K. Wahl-Jorgensen (Ed.), The handbook of journalism studies ISBN: 9780805863420; 9780805863437; 9781410618061.

McNair, B. 2009. Journalism in the 21st Century – evolution not extinction, Journalism. ISSN: 1464-8849, Vol.10 (3) 347-349.

McNair, B. 2009. News and Journalism in the UK (5th edition), Routledge - (other editions will also be useful if these are all that’s left in the library)

Schudson, M. 2011. The Sociology of News, New York & London: Norton.

Shoemaker, Pamela J and Reese, Stephen D. 2014 Mediating the message in the 21st century : a media Sociology perspective ISBN: 9780415989138 (hardback); 9780415989145 (paperback); 9780203930434 (ebook) (3rd edition)

Wahl-Jorgensen, K., 2007. Journalists and the public : newsroom culture, letters to the editor, and democracy ISBN: 1572737379 (paperbound); 1572737360 (hardbound). Hampton Press. Chapter 1 about the public sphere.

Wring, D, Mortimer, R, Atkinson, S 2017 Political communication in Britain : polling, campaigning and media in the 2015 general election ISBN: 9783319409337 (pbk.) : £22.50, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.  

Zelizer, Barbie, 2016. What journalism could be ISBN: 9781509507870 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 9781509507863 (hardcover ; alk. paper); 1509507868 (hardcover ; alk. paper); 1509507876 (pbk. ; alk. paper) Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press  

Zelizer, Barbie, 2009 The changing faces of journalism : tabloidization, technology and truthiness ISBN: 9780415778244 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415778247 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780415778251 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415778255 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780203878453 (ebook); 0203878450 (ebook), London Routledge.

 
 

This list was last updated on 24/08/2017