"....This long-overdue publication combines well-written entries with essential supporting documents in one set. Its cost, considering its quality and comprehensiveness, is within reason.... This title comes at an opportune time. It offers an overview of past practices, an examination of current conditions, and a glimpse into the future. Summing Up: Essential. Lower-level undergraduates and above. ****"
"....Written in a clear and accessible style that would suit the needs of journalists and scholars alike, this encyclopedia is highly recommended for large news organizations and all schools of journalism."-LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
"Since the Woodward-Bernstein investigation of the Watergate scandal, journalism-or more broadly, "the media"-has secured a major role in American political and cultural life. The Encyclopedia of Journalism is the most ambitious reference work published on this topic to date.... The scope of the coverage is wide and ranges from industry and economics... to controversies...to news agencies and services...to online journalism...to numerous other subjects, such as Comics, Environmental journalism, and Newsweekly magazines....
"With around 360 A-Z entries covering trends, issues, concepts, individuals, institutions, media outlets, and events, this is the most ambitious reference work published on the topic to date."
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