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Module Reading List

Journalism Placement, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Kate Watkins
k.watkins@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core reading

 

 Brook O O'Brien D Taylor M 2020 Culture is bad for you: inequalities in the cultural and creative industries Manchester University Press.   

Henry Lenny and Ryder Marcus 2021  Access All Areas: The Diversity Manifesto for TV and Beyond Faber and Faber   

ITV Journalists  2020  Reporting Coronavirus: Personal Reflections on a Global Crisis from ITV News Journalists  ITV Ventures

 Mair John 2020 The Virus and the Media: How British Journalists Covered the Pandemic (Bite-Sized Books Pandemic Series)   

Mair John and Keeble Richard 2021 The Pandemic: A Year of Mistakes? (Bite-Sized Books Pandemic Series)     

Mair John 2020 Where Are We Still Going Wrong: A Very Public Enquiry (Bite-Sized Books Pandemic Series)     

Pollock John and Vakoch Douglas 2021 COVID-19 in International Media Global Pandemic Perspectives Routledge

Rusbridger Alan 2019 Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now  Canongate

 

 

Readings on local news ecologies 

Barnett, Steven. 2009. Journalism, Democracy and the Public Interest: Rethinking Media Pluralism for the Digital Age. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Working Paper.

Barnett, Steven and Townend, Judith. 2014. 'Plurality, policy and the local: can hyperlocals fill the gap?', Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 9:3. 332-349.

Coleman, S. & Firmstone, J. 2014. Contested Meanings Of Public Engagement: Exploring Discourse And Practice Within A British City Council. Media, culture & society. ISSN: 0163-4437, 36, 826-844.

Fenton, Natalie. 2011. “Deregulation or Democracy? New Media, News, Neoliberalism and the Public Interest.” Continuum : journal of media and cultural studies. ISSN: 1030-4312; 1469-3666 25 (1): 63–72.

Firmstone, J. 2016. Mapping Changes In Local News. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 10, 928-938.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2014. The Changing Role Of The Local News Media In Enabling Citizens To Engage In Local Democracies. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 8, 596-606.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015a. Public Engagement In Local Government: The Voice And Influence Of Citizens In Online Communicative Spaces. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x, 18, 680-695.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015b. Rethinking Local Communicative Spaces: Reflecting On The Implications Of Digital Media And Citizen Journalism For The Role Of Local Journalism In Engaging Citizens. In: Nielsen, R. K. (Ed.) Local Journalism: The Decline Of Newspapers And The Rise Of Digital Media. London;New York;: I.B. Tauris.

Franklin, Bob.2006. Attacking The Devil? Local journalism and local newspapers in the UK in Local Journalism and Local Media: making the Local News edited by Bob Franklin, 3-5. London: Routledge.

Kleis Nielsen, Rasmus. 2015. Introduction: The Uncertain Future of Local Journalism in Kleis Nielsen R (eds.) Local Journalism: The decline of newspapers and the rise of digital media. I.B.Tauris.

Mcleod, Jack, Dietram A. Scheufele, and Patricia Moy. 1999. Community, Communication, and Participation: The Role of Mass Media and Interpersonal Discussion in Local Political Participation. Political communication. ISSN: 1058-4609 16 (3): 315–36.

McNair, Brian. 2009. Journalism and Democracy. In The Handbook of Journalism Studies, edited by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitsch, 237-250. New York: Routledge.

Ramsay, G., Freedman, D., Jackson, D. & Thorsen, E. 2017. Mapping changes in local news 2015-2017 More bad news for democracy? Mapping changes in local news 2015-2017 More bad news for democracy? Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community in collaboration with the National Union of Journalists, the Political Studies Association and the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power at King’s College London.

Barnett, Steven. 2009. Journalism, Democracy and the Public Interest: Rethinking Media Pluralism for the Digital Age. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Working Paper.

Barnett, Steven and Townend, Judith. 2014. 'Plurality, policy and the local: can hyperlocals fill the gap?', Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 9:3. 332-349.

Coleman, S. & Firmstone, J. 2014. Contested Meanings Of Public Engagement: Exploring Discourse And Practice Within A British City Council. Media, culture & society. ISSN: 0163-4437, 36, 826-844.

Fenton, Natalie. 2011. “Deregulation or Democracy? New Media, News, Neoliberalism and the Public Interest.” Continuum : journal of media and cultural studies. ISSN: 1030-4312; 1469-3666 25 (1): 63–72.

Firmstone, J. 2016. Mapping Changes In Local News. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 10, 928-938.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2014. The Changing Role Of The Local News Media In Enabling Citizens To Engage In Local Democracies. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786, 8, 596-606.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015a. Public Engagement In Local Government: The Voice And Influence Of Citizens In Online Communicative Spaces. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x, 18, 680-695.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015b. Rethinking Local Communicative Spaces: Reflecting On The Implications Of Digital Media And Citizen Journalism For The Role Of Local Journalism In Engaging Citizens. In: Nielsen, R. K. (Ed.) Local Journalism: The Decline Of Newspapers And The Rise Of Digital Media. London;New York;: I.B. Tauris.

Franklin, Bob.2006. Attacking The Devil? Local journalism and local newspapers in the UK in Local Journalism and Local Media: making the Local News edited by Bob Franklin, 3-5. London: Routledge.

Kleis Nielsen, Rasmus. 2015. Introduction: The Uncertain Future of Local Journalism in Kleis Nielsen R (eds.) Local Journalism: The decline of newspapers and the rise of digital media. I.B.Tauris.

Mcleod, Jack, Dietram A. Scheufele, and Patricia Moy. 1999. Community, Communication, and Participation: The Role of Mass Media and Interpersonal Discussion in Local Political Participation. Political communication. ISSN: 1058-4609 16 (3): 315–36.

McNair, Brian. 2009. Journalism and Democracy. In The Handbook of Journalism Studies, edited by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitsch, 237-250. New York: Routledge.

Ramsay, G., Freedman, D., Jackson, D. & Thorsen, E. 2017. Mapping changes in local news 2015-2017 More bad news for democracy? Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community in collaboration with the National Union of Journalists, the Political Studies Association and the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power at King’s College London.

 

Creative Labour and Cultural Industries

Banks, M. (2007) The Politics of Cultural Work (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Banks, Mark; Milestone, Katie (2011). ‘Individualization, Gender and Cultural Work’. Gender, work and organization.. 18(1): 73-89.

Becker, Howard (1982). Art WorldsBerkeley: University of California Press.

Benkler, Y. (2006) The Wealth of Networks: how social production transforms markets and freedom, New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Breen, G. (2007) ‘Work and emancipatory practice: towards a recovery of human beings’ productive capacities’, Res publica., 13: 381-414.

Brophy, Enda and de Peuter, Greig (2007) ‘Immaterial labor, precarity and recomposition’ in C. McKerchner and V. Mosco (eds) Knowledge Workers in the Information Society. Lanham, MD: Lexington, pp. 177-92.

Caldwell, J. T. (2011) Worker blowback: user-generated, worker-generated, and producer-generated content within collapsing production workflows, in J. Bennett & N. Strange (eds) Television as digital media. Duke University Press: 283-310.

Caves, Richard E. (2000) Creative industries : contracts between art and commerceCambridge: Harvard University Press.

Curran, J. and Seaton, J. (2010) Power without responsibility : the press, broadcasting and the internet in Britain 7th ed. London: Routledge.

Deuze, M. (2007) Media work (Cambridge: Polity Press).

Deuze, M. (ed) (2010) Managing media work (London: Sage Publications).

Du Gay, P. (ed.) (1997) Production of culture/cultures of production. London: Sage and OU.

Edwards, P. and Wajcman, J. (2005) The Politics of Working LifeOxford: OUP.

Flores, F. and Gray, J. (2000) Entrepreneurship and the wired life : work in the wake of careers (London: Demos).

Florida, R. (2002) The Rise of the Creative Class: and how it's transforming work, leisure, community and everyday life (New York: Basic Books).

Florida, R. (2006) The flight of the creative class : the new global competition for talent (New York: HarperBusiness).

Gill, R. and Pratt, A. (2008) ‘In the social factory: immaterial labour, precariousness and cultural work’, Theory, culture & society., 25: 1-30.

Gregg, M. (2011) Work’s Intimacy (Stafford BC, Australia: Polity Press).

Hesmondhalgh, D. (ed.) (2006a), Media production. Maidenhead and Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2006b) ‘Media organisations and media texts: production, autonomy and power’, in Hesmondhalgh, D. (ed.) (2006) Media production, Maidenhead and Milton Keynes: The Open University Press, pp. 49-90.

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2007) The Cultural Industries, 2nd edition, (London: Sage).

Hesmondhalgh, D. and Baker, S. (2010) Creative Labour: media work in three cultural industries (London: Routledge).

Hodson, R. (2001) Dignity at WorkCambridge: Cambridge UP.

Kalleberg, A. (2000) ‘Nonstandard employment relations: part-time, temporary and contract work’, Annual Review of Sociology, 26: 341-365.

Keat, R. (2000) Cultural goods and the limits of the market : beyond commercial modelling., London and New York: Routledge. (or earlier articles by the same author)

Leadbetter, C. (1999) Living on Thin Air: the new economy (Harmondsworth: Viking).

Leadbetter, C. (2008) We-think : mass innovation, not mass production (London: Profile Books Ltd).

Leadbetter, C. and K. Oakley, (1999) The independents : Britain's new cultural entrepreneurs (London: Demos).

Leadbetter, C. and Miller, P. (2004) The pro-am revolution : how enthusiasts are changing our society and economy (London: Demos).

Mayer, V. (2009) ‘Bringing the social back in: studies of production cultures and social theory’ in V. Mayer, M. J. Banks and J. Caldwell (eds) Production Studies: cultural studies of media industries (New York: Routledge).

Mayerhofer, E. and Mokre, M. (2007) ‘The creative industries in Austria: the glories of the past vs the uncertainties of the present’ in G. Lovink and N. Rossiter (eds) My Creativity Reader: a critique of the creative industries (Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures). Available from: http://networkcultures.org/_uploads/32.pdf

McKinlay, A. and Smith, C. (2009) Creative labour : working in the creative industries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McRobbie, A. (1999) In the culture society : art, fashion and popular music  (London and New York: Routledge).

McRobbie, A. (2002a) ‘Clubs to Companies: notes on the decline of political culture in speeded up creative worlds’, Cultural studies., 16(4): 516-531.

McRobbie, A. (2002b) ‘From Holloway to Hollywood: happiness at work in the new cultural economy?’ in du Guy, P. and Pryke, M. (eds) Cultural Economy (London: Sage).

Miège, B. (1989) The capitalization of cultural production, New York: International General.

Murdock, Graham (2003) ‘Back to work: cultural labor in altered times’ in A. Beck (ed.) Cultural Work. London: Routledge, pp. 15-35.

Negus, K., 2002. The work of cultural intermediaries and the enduring distance between production and consumption. Cultural studies., 16(4), pp.501–515.

Neff, G., Wissinger, E., and Zukin, S. (2005) ‘Entrepreneurial Labour among Cultural Producers: “Cool” Jobs in “Hot” Industries’Social semiotics, 15(3): 307-334.

Peterson, R.A., 1976. The production of culture. American behavioral scientist., 19(6): 669-684.

Ritzer, G. and Jurgenson, N. (2010) ‘Production, consumption, prosumption.’ Journal of consumer culture. 10(1): 13-36.

Ross, A. (2003) No-collar : the humane workplace and its hidden costs (Philadelphia: Temple University Press).

Ross, A. (2009) Nice Work If You Can Get It: life and labor in precarious times (New York: NYU Press).

Schwartz, A. (1982) ‘Meaningful Work’, Ethics. 92: 634-46.

Sennett, R. (1998) The corrosion of character : the personal consequences of work in the new capitalism (New York and London: Norton & Co).

Sennett, R. (2006) The culture of the new capitalism (New Haven: Yale University Press).

Sennett, R. (2009) The Craftsman (London and New York: Penguin Books).

Shorthose, Jim and Gerard Strange (2004) ‘The new cultural economy, the artist and the social configuration of autonomy’, Capital & class., 84: 43-59.

Terranova, T. (2000) ‘Free labor: producing culture for the digital economy’, Social Text  18(2): 33-57, http://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-0004/msg00013.html, date accessed 1 October 2001.

Ursell, Gillian (2006) ‘Working in the media’, in David Hesmondhalgh (ed.), Media production. Maidenhead and Milton Keynes: Open University Press: 133-171.

Placements and Internships

Arts Council England and Creative and Cultural Skills’ Guide: Internships in the Arts http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/publication_archive/internships-arts/?CMP= published 28 November 2011

* Fanthome, C. 2004.  Work placements – a survival guide for studentsBasingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan.

**Herbert, I & Andrew Rothwell. 2005. Managing your placement : a skills-based approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

*Karseras, H. 2006. From new recruit to high flyer : no-nonsense advice on how to fast track your careerKogan Page

Perlin, R. 2011. Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New EconomyLondon: Verso.

Skills for Employability

Harvey, L, Sue Moon and Vicki Geall. 1997. Graduates' work : organisational change and students' attributes. University of Central England, Centre for Research into Quality.

*Hind, D and Stuart Moss. 2005 Employability Skills. Sunderland: Business Education Publishers.

Hunsaker, P.L. 2005. Management : a skills approach. Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall.

**Raven, J and John Stephenson. 2001. Competence in the learning society. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Reflection and Personal Development planning

**Holly, M. 1991. Keeping a Personal- Professional Journal. Victoria: Deakin University Press.

**Moon, J. 2006. Learning Journals: a Handbook for Academics, Students and Professional DevelopmentLondon: Taylor & Francis Ltd.

*Stevens, D.D and Joanne E. Cooper. 2009. Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight and Positive Change.  Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing.

 

Job seeking

*Bolles, M.E. & Richard Nelson Bolles.  2008. Job-hunting online : a guide to job listings, message boards, research sites, the UnderWeb, counseling, networking, self-assessment tools, niche sites. Berkeley:Ten Speed Press.

*Fagan, A. 2003. Brilliant job hunter's manual : your complete guide to getting the job you want. Harlow: Prentice Hall.

*Johnstone, J. 2004. The job application handbook : proven strategies and effective techniques for selling yourself to an employer. Oxford: How to Books.

*McGee, P. 2007. How to write a great CV : discover what interviewers are looking for, focus on your strengths and perfect your presentation. Oxford: How to Books.

*Bright, J. & Joanne Earl. 2005. Brilliant CV. Harlow: Pearson Books.

*Mills, C. 2009. You’re Hired!: CVRichmond: Trotman.

*Houston, K. 2008. Winning CVs for first-time job hunters. Richmond: Trotman.

*Amos, J.A. 2009. Handling tough job interviews Oxford: How to Books.

*Yate, M.J. 2005. Great answers to tough interview Questions. Richmond: Kogan Page.

*Lees, J and Matthew J Deluca. 2008. Job interviews: top answers to tough questions London McGraw-Hill.

*Hodgson, S. 2005. Brilliant answers to tough interview questions: smart answers to whatever they can throw at you. Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall.

*Jay, R. 2008. Brilliant Interview. Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall.

General Careers

* Leach, J. 2008.  The Guardian guide to careers. London: Atlantic.

* Collins, M. and Benjamin Scott 2003. Turn your degree into a career : a step-by-step guide to achieving your dream careerOxford: How to Books.

*Hodgson, S. 2007.  The A-Z of careers and jobs. London: Kogan Page.

*Houston, K. 2009 You want to do what?! : 100 alternative career options Richmond: Trotman.

*Jenner, S. 2000. The graduate career handbook; make the right start for a bright future. London: Financial Times Prentice Hall.

This list was last updated on 06/08/2021