Essential Public Affairs for Journalists – 8th edition


The eighth edition of Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is authored by James Morrison and published by Oxford University Press (OUP) in partnership with the NCTJ.


Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and journalists. This comprehensive guide covers everything aspiring and working journalists need to know about how central and local governments work, how public services operate and how political events generate informative new stories.


New to this edition:

  • Fully updated to reflect policy changes introduced by the governments of Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak.
  • Includes detailed overview of the key impacts on British politics, public services and the economy of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ‘cost-of-living crisis’, and the war in Ukraine.
  • New sections outlining the impact of Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s 2022 ‘mini-budget’ and policy changes affecting a range of areas including asylum and immigration, housing and planning, ownership of the railways, and the National Health Service in England.
  • Fully revised and updated ‘current issues’ and ‘further reading’ sections.
SKU: BK-EPA-008 Category:

Additional information

Weight 720 g
Dimensions 33 × 24 × 3 cm

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