The 8 Best Journalism Textbooks

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Journalism Today
Investigative Reporting
A Very Short Introduction

This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in July of 2018. Becoming a good reporter requires a lot of hard work, a decent amount of skill, and tons of studying. If you want to be the best you can, you're going to need an excellent journalism textbook. These selections will help teach you essential concepts, like how to conduct an interview, and ways to avoid getting into legal trouble. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best journalism textbook on Amazon.

8. Principles of American Journalism: An Introduction

7. Journalism Today

6. Mobile and Social Media Journalism: A Practical Guide

5. The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication

4. Investigative Reporting

3. A Very Short Introduction

2. Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method

1. The Associated Press Stylebook

Richard Lynch
Last updated on July 14, 2018 by Richard Lynch

Richard grew up in the part of New York state that doesn’t have any tall buildings. When he’s not writing, he spends most of his time reading and playing video games. A massive fan all things sci-fi, he’ll happily talk with you for hours about everything from the deserts of Arrakis to the forests of Endor.

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