Towards a Praxis-Based Media and Journalism Research

Towards a Praxis-Based Media and Journalism Research Book reviews 349 Leon Barkho (ed.) Towards a Praxis-Based Media and Journalism Research, Intellect: Bristol; The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, IL, 2017; 229 pp.: £61.00; $81.50 Reviewed by: John Steel, The University of Sheffield, UK The long-standing debate concerning the so-called ‘theory – practice divide’ in media and journalism studies is the central focus of this edited collection, which combines con- tributions on this topic from ‘practitioners’ and academics. The majority of chapters in this volume were previously published in the Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies, the founder and editor of which is also the editor of the current volume. The journal, like the book, looks to explore the range of perspectives on journalism and media from both academy and practitioner perspectives and seeks to move towards, as the title suggests, a praxis-based media and journalism research. Organised into 15 chapters in three sections – practitioner perspectives, academic perspectives and a final section ask- ing ‘who gets it right?’ – the book seeks to address the apparent divide between those who study journalism and those who practice it. The central motivation of the book then is to explore and attempt to reconcile the claims that scholars http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Communication SAGE

Towards a Praxis-Based Media and Journalism Research

Loading next page...
 
/lp/sage/towards-a-praxis-based-media-and-journalism-research-w2gvwvOnDJ
Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© The Author(s) 2018
ISSN
0267-3231
eISSN
1460-3705
D.O.I.
10.1177/0267323118775778
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Book reviews 349 Leon Barkho (ed.) Towards a Praxis-Based Media and Journalism Research, Intellect: Bristol; The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, IL, 2017; 229 pp.: £61.00; $81.50 Reviewed by: John Steel, The University of Sheffield, UK The long-standing debate concerning the so-called ‘theory – practice divide’ in media and journalism studies is the central focus of this edited collection, which combines con- tributions on this topic from ‘practitioners’ and academics. The majority of chapters in this volume were previously published in the Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies, the founder and editor of which is also the editor of the current volume. The journal, like the book, looks to explore the range of perspectives on journalism and media from both academy and practitioner perspectives and seeks to move towards, as the title suggests, a praxis-based media and journalism research. Organised into 15 chapters in three sections – practitioner perspectives, academic perspectives and a final section ask- ing ‘who gets it right?’ – the book seeks to address the apparent divide between those who study journalism and those who practice it. The central motivation of the book then is to explore and attempt to reconcile the claims that scholars

Journal

European Journal of CommunicationSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 2018

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off