“This book is a useful resource for classrooms, bringing together material on issues such as journalism’s place in the liberal-democratic ideal, the histories of taxes, content and circulation, news values, audience analysis studies and media economies . . . This is a useful addition to a reading list.” (Media International Australia, 2012)
"Journalism students and practicing journalists will want to read this book. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-and upper-division undergraduates, technical students, professionals, general readers." (Choice, 1 September 2011)
Hazel Dicken-Garcia, Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota
"Jane Chapman and Nick Nuttall have written an introduction to journalism that is highly original and provocative. It is well worth reading and should be mandatory for anyone with an interest in the subject."
Robert W. McChesney, co-author, The Death and Life of American Journalism