Issue 3.1 Index

Journalism Education issue 3-1The fourth issue of Journalism Education, the journal of the Association for Journalism Education, a body representing educators in HE in the UK and Ireland. The aim of the journal is to promote and develop analysis and under- standing of journalism education and of journalism, particularly when that is related to journalism education.

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Female politicians in the British press: The exception to the ‘masculine’ norm? by Deirdre O’Neill, Leeds Trinity University and Heather Savigny, Bournemouth University

Workplace not workshop: student reflections on the introduction of a workbased approach to the final year by Kate Heathman and John Mathews, Liverpool

Someone to look up to: lessons to be learned from the reflections of female journalists on the value of role models and mentors for career development Amanda Geary, University of the West of Scotland

Can universities make good journalists? by Richard Evans, London Metropolitan University

Tracking Onslow – Taking journalism out of the classroom and the newsroom by Kayt Davies, Edith Cowan University

From traditional gatekeeper to professional verifier: How local newspaper journalists are adapting to change by Lily Canter, Sheffield Hallam University

Everybody or somebody: Assessing the impact of social media on newsroom organisational structures by Clare Cook, University of Central Lancashire


Classic from the bookshelf: the Simple Subs Book by Leslie Sellers, reviewed by Kevin Duffy

OnLine Journalism: The Essential Guide, by Steve Hill and Paul Lashmar reviewed by Glyn Môn Hughes

When Reporters Cross the Line: The heroes, the villains, the hackers and the spies by Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert reviewed by John Mair

BBC in Crisis? edited by John Mair, Richard Tait and Richard Keeble reviewed by Gary Hudson