Local journalism in a digital world

Hess, K and Waller, L 2017, Local journalism in a digital world, Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom.


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Title Local journalism in a digital world
Author(s) Hess, K
Waller, L
Year 2017
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Place of publication United Kingdom
Subjects Communication Studies
Summary This unique text addresses the gap between journalism studies, which have tended to focus on national and international news, and the fact that most journalism is practised at the local level, where people live, work, play and feel most at home. Providing a rich overview of the role and place of local media in society, Hess and Waller demonstrate that, in this changing digital era, the local journalist must not only specialize in niche place-based news, but also have a clear understanding of how their locality and its people fit in the context of a globalized world. Equipping readers with a nuanced and well-rounded understanding of the field today, this is an essential resource for students of journalism, media and communication studies, as well as for practising and aspiring journalists.
Copyright notice © Kristy Hess and Lisa Waller 2017. All rights reserved.
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