The American Journalism Handbook


Welcome to the web version of The American Journalism Handbook: Concepts, Issues, and Skills. This open-access book by Dr. Rodrigo Zamith examines theories and concepts for understanding U.S. journalism, key legal precedents and ethical decision-making processes, and the fundamental skills involved in doing journalism.

On the navigation panel to your left, you will find a listing of units and chapters. Additionally, you can use the search bar above the navigation panel to quickly find the content you’re looking for.

If you prefer to listen to the book, you can also use the audio player that appears underneath the chapter title on every chapter page.

This book is also available in the following formats:

This book is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license. For more information, please see the Copyright Notice. To learn more about Dr. Zamith, please see the the About the Author page.