Essential Public Affairs for Journalists (7th ed)

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Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is an invaluable guide for both journalism students and journalists. It offers engaging coverage of the workings of both central and local government, and gives stimulating insights into how they are, and could be, covered by journalists.

New to this edition:

  • Fully updated to reflect policy changes introduced by Boris Johnson's Conservative government
  • Includes detailed overviews of the key impacts on British politics, public services and the economy of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • New sections outlining the issues facing the UK post-Brexit, including an overview of the role and structure of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and expanded coverage of public transport, reflecting recent changes to the NCTJ programme of study
  • Fully revised and updated 'current issues' and 'further reading' sections