Journalism Studies

Developments, Challenges, and Future Directions

Authored by: Karin Wahl-Jorgensen , Thomas Hanitzsch

The Handbook of Journalism Studies

Print publication date:  June  2019
Online publication date:  June  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138052888
eBook ISBN: 9781315167497
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315167497-1

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Abstract

Just over a decade has passed since the first edition of The Handbook of Journalism Studies was published. At the time of its publication, journalism studies was a disciplinary newcomer, while journalism as a practice and an institution was undergoing rapid transformation. Since then, the discipline of journalism studies has matured and stabilized, while journalism as an object of study has destabilized and become increasingly slippery. These transformations suggest the need for this new edition, which appears in a radically different context. At the same time, key problems and issues that have preoccupied the industry and those who study it have remained constant over time.

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