Written by a linguist who is himself a journalist, this is a uniquely informed account of the language of the news media. The aim of this book is to explore this influential language, to ask what the patterns of media discourse tell readers about wider linguistic issues, and what they also reveal about news and the media.
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Cambridge English for the Media is for intermediate to upper-intermediate level (B1-B2) learners of English who need to use English for their studies or work in the media. The course can be used in the classroom or for self-study. The eight standalone units cover topics common to a range of media-related fields, including newspapers, radio, TV, film and advertising. Authentic activities based on everyday work scenarios - such as producing and editing for print, radio and screen - make the course practical and motivating.
Anyone studying journalism, or training for the industry, will benefit from the broad scope of information and guidance packed into this textbook. Those already employed in journalism or related areas will also find it useful as a reference book. Essential techniques employed by journalists working across all media are supplemented with detailed sections on the workings of public administration, law, health and safety, regulation and training. Each chapter concludes with suggested learning activities and an extensive list of resources for further study and investigation. The approach throughout chapters covering background issues (e.g. law) is 'journalism centred': all topics are related to the interests and concerns of journalists and journalism. Students of the City and Guilds Diploma in Media Techniques will find the book particularly relevant to their studies as it has been developed to reflect the syllabus of this course. Exercises, checklists and further reading recommendations are provided to aid learning and maximize success A unique gathering of information to introduce the major issues and practice of print, broadcast and online journalism.