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Module Reading List

Journalism Practice and Policy, 2021/22, Semester 2
Chris Anderson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Aalberg, T and Curran, J. 2013. How media inform democracy: a comparative approach, London: Routledge

Barnett, Steven, 2011, The Rise and Fall of Television Journalism: Just Wires and Lights in a Box?, Bloomsbury, London.

Birkinshaw, P. (2010) Freedom of Information: the Law, the Practice, and the Ideal Cambs. University Press.

Bourdieu, P., 2011. On Television. Cambridge: Polity Press

Bourdieu, Pierre 2005. ‘The Political Field, The Social Science Field, and The Journalistic Field’. Pp. 29–47 in Bourdieu and the Journalistic Field, edited by Rodney Benson and Eric Neveu. Malden, MA: Polity.

Castell, Manuel. 2010. The Rise of Network Society (second edition). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

Curran, J., Fenton, N., & Freedman, D. (2016). Misunderstanding the internet. Routledge.

Curran, J., Esser F & Hallin D.C (2017) International News and Global Integration: a five-nation re-appraisal Journalism Studies 18.2

Curran, J. & Park, M. (eds.). 2000. De-Westernizing media studies. New York: Routledge.

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

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

Cushion, S. 2013. The Democratic Value of News: Why Public Service Media Matter. Palgrave Macmillan.

Darch, C. & Underwood, P.G. (2009) Freedom of Information and the Developing World: the Citizen, the State and Models of Openness Oxon. Chandos

De Burgh, H. (2017). China's Media in the Emerging World Order. Legend Press Ltd.

Deibert et al, (eds.) (2010) Access Controlled: The Shaping of Power, Rights and Rule in Cyberspace Cambridge Mass. MIT Press

Domingo, D. et al; ‘Participatory Journalism Practices in the Media and Beyond’ Journalism Practice Vol2 No3 

Donsbach, W. 2009. Journalists and their professional identities. In The Routledge companion to news and journalism (pp. 82-92). Routledge.

Elvestad, E.and Phillips, A., 2018. Misunderstanding News Audiences: Seven Myths of the Social Media Era. London: Routledge.

Feintuck, M. (2006). Media regulation, public interest and the law. Edinburgh University Press

Fenton, N. (ed.), 2009. New Media, Old News: Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age. London: Sage.

Franklin, B. (2012) The Future of Journalism Journalism Practice 6. (5-6)595-613

Frost, C. (2007) Journalism Ethics and Regulation 2nd edition, London, Longman

Gans, H.J., 2004. Deciding what's news: A study of CBS evening news, NBC nightly news, Newsweek, and Time. Northwestern University Press.

Gilboa, E. (2005) The CNN Effect: The Search for a Communications Theory of International Relations Political Communication 22.1 27-44

Hafez, K. (2002) ‘Journalism Ethics Revisited: a comparison of ethics codes in Europe, North America, The Middle East and Muslim Asia’ Political Communication Vol19:2 

Hallin, D.C. and Mancini, P., 2004. Comparing media systems: Three models of media and politics. Cambridge university press.

Hallin, D.C. and Mancini, P., 2011. Comparing media systems beyond the Western world. Cambridge University Press.

Hanitzsch, T., 2011. Populist disseminators, detached watchdogs, critical change agents and opportunist facilitators: Professional milieus, the journalistic field and autonomy in 18 countries. International Communication Gazette73(6), pp.477-494.

Hanitzsch, T. and Mellado, C., 2011. What shapes the news around the world? How journalists in eighteen countries perceive influences on their work. The International Journal of Press/Politics16(3), pp.404-426.

Hanitzsch al (2011) ‘Mapping Journalism Cultures across Nations: a comparative study of 18 countries’ Journalism Studies 12(3) pp273-93

Hannerz, U. (2007) ‘Foreign Correspondents and the Varieties of Cosmopolitanism’ Journal of Ethnic Migration Studies 33.2 299-311

Hanusch, Folker and Obijiofor, Levi, 2011. Journalism across Cultures: An Introduction

Harcup, T., 2015. Journalism. Principles and Practice. 3rd edition. London: Sage.

Harcup, T., 2013. Alternative Journalism, Alternative Voices, Abingdon,Oxon, New York: Routledge.

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

Herman, E.S. and Chomsky, N., 2008. Manufacturing Consent: The political economy of the mass media. London: The Bodley Head

Keane, J. (1991) The Media and Democracy Cambridge, Polity

Kleis Nielsen R (ed.) 2015. Local Journalism: The decline of newspapers and the rise of digital media. London, New York: I.B.Tauris

Lee, C.C., 2006. The conception of Chinese journalists: Ideological convergence and contestation. In Making journalists (pp. 123-142). Routledge.

Lee, C.C. ed., 2019. China's media, media's China. Routledge.

Lee, C.C., Chan, J.M., Pan, Z. and So, C.Y., 2012. Global media spectacle: News war over Hong Kong. SUNY Press.

Lee-Wright, P, Phillips, A and Witschge, T., 2012. Changing journalism. Milton Park, Abingdon; New York, NY: Routledge.


Lewis, J., Williams, A. and Franklin, B., 2008. A Compromised Fourth Estate? UK news journalism, public relations and news sources. Journalism Studies, 9: 1, 1-20

McChesney, R., 2003. The Problem of Journalism: a political economic contribution to an explanation of the crisis in contemporary US journalism, Journalism Studies, 4:3, 233-329.

McChesney, R.W. (2011) ‘Farewell to Journalism? Time for a rethinking’ Journalism Studies 13 (5-6) 682-695

McChesney, R.W. and Nichols (2010) The Death and Life of American Journalism Philadelphia: PA Nation Books

McNair, B. 2009. Journalism in the 21st Century – evolution not extinction, Journalism, Vol.10 (3) 347­349. Available online

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)

Mills, T., 2016. The BBC: Myth of a Public Service, London, New York: Verso, particularly Chapters 4 & 6.

Moe, H. (2008) ‘Public Services Media Online? Regulating Public Broadcasters’ Internet Services – a Comparative Analysis’ Television and New Media Vol. 9 No 3

Mueller, M. (2010) Networks and States: the Global Politics of Internet Governance Cambridge Mass. MIT Press

Rosenstiel, T. and Kovach, B., 2001. The elements of journalism: What newspeople should know and the public should expect. Crown Publishers.

Schudson, Michael, 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 (3rd edition)

Sparks, C. (2012) ‘Media and Cultural Imperialism Revisited’ Chinese Journal of Communication Vol. 5 Issue 3

Volkmer, I. (2005) ‘news in the global public space’ in Allan, S. (ed.) Journalism: Critical Issues Maidenhead, Open University

Wahl-Jorgensen, K., 2007. Journalists and the Public: Newsroom Culture, Letters to the Editor, and Democracy. Hampton Press. Chapter 1 about the public sphere.

Weaver, D.H. and Willnat, L. eds., 2012. The global journalist in the 21st century. Routledge

Zelizer, Barbie, 2009. The Changing faces of journalism; tabloidization, technology, and truthiness, London: Routledge.

Zelizer, Barbie, 2016. What Journalism Could Be, Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press.

Zeng, Y., 2019. Reporting China on the Rise: Habitus and Prisms of China Correspondents. Routledge.

Zhao, Y. (2008). Communication in China: Political economy, power, and conflict. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This list was last updated on 06/01/2022