Praise and reviews: "the book contains a lot of valuable information and advice on how to enter the world of journalism." - "Newscheck." The popularity of journalism as a career is only outweighed by the competitiveness of the trade, so that the warts-and-all view of the job presented here will prove all the more useful to the many would-be journalists wondering how to make the grade.
Dean Short tells it like it is, showing the many ways in which a living can be made from journalism and offering practical tips and realistic advice on getting a start.
Complete with mini-case studies and a variety of anecdotes drawn from his own wide experience, his is a lively, up-to-the-minute account that will enable readers to decide how seriously they hanker for the cut-throat world of the deadline.