"Because the book is written by an intelligent theorising practitioner,
students of both practical 'journalism' and theoretical 'media studies'
should find it invaluable as a reference work, a first-aid kit and a
--Harriet Gilbert, City University
Never has the media been so critically regarded as at the present time.
Documenting many areas of debate and dispute between journalists, the media, public organizations and politicians, Wilson identifies why conflicts will continue. Understanding Journalism
covers issues that range in topic from government bias and censorship,
to animals rights and obscenity. This informative work is a valuable
guide to all those involved in journalism and the media. Based on the
first hand experience of a journalist, it covers all areas that make
journalism controversial in the eye of the general public.