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La Roche's Introduction to Practical Journalism

How do you become a journalist today? Where and in which functions do journalists work? How are the new media changing the journalistic profession? Where can you learn journalism? How do you get in touch with an editorial office? How do you research a story? Can the journalist provide objective information? How do you write a message? What are the special features of reports, reports, interviews, analyzing articles and features as well as comments, glosses and reviews? The newly edited 20th edition provides tried and tested answers to these questions, as well as information about the latest in journalistic work techniques and training opportunities.

The content
The activities of the journalist.- The fields of work of the journalist.- How the journalist comes to his story.- The journalistic forms of presentation.- Paths to the editorial office.- Journalistic principles.- Legal issues of journalistic practice.- The training paths

The target groups
- Journalists in training and further education, internship, traineeship, academy, journalism school - or in learning by doing
- Lecturers and students of communication studies, journalism and PR
- anyone who is planning to take up a journalistic profession

The authors
Gabriele Hooffacker heads the journalism academy in Munich. Klaus Meier teaches journalism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Both continue the book by Walther von La Roche in his spirit.


Training Paths Journalism Journalistic Working Techniques Journalistic Genres Message Editing

Authors and affiliations

  • Gabriele Hooffacker
  • Klaus Meier
  1. 1. University of Technology, Economy and Culture Economy and Culture LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  2. 2nd degree in journalism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-IngolstadtEichstättGermany

About the authors

Gabriele Hooffacker teaches at the Media Faculty of the University of Economics, Technology and Culture (HTWK) Leipzig.
Klaus Meier teaches journalism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.
Both keep the book of Walther of La Roche (1936 to
2010) continues in his sense. He was training officer and head of radio news for Bayerischer Rundfunk and lecturer in practical journalism at journalism schools and universities. La Roche founded the "Yellow Series".

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