Travel journalism has experienced enormous growth over recent decades, with a record number of media organizations now involved in producing information for tourists in one way or another. Correspondingly, journalism and media scholars have begun to pay more attention to this phenomenon. This book gives a comprehensive overview of the burgeoning field of travel journalism studies. The contributors explore travel journalism in newspapers and magazines, on television and online, across a wide range of national and cultural contexts. Individual chapters provide critical discussions of theoretical approaches, present studies of production, content and impact, and explain how travel journalism can be understood through the lenses of postcolonialism, sustainability and cosmopolitanism. This fascinating account offers a thoroughly international and interdisciplinary perspective on an increasingly important field of journalism scholarship.Pilot Guides, for example, started as a travel series, but has extended its brand over the past decade and is now an ... sub-websites offering their own destination guides and online shops for guidebooks, DVD box sets, merchandise and music.
|Author||:||Folker Hanusch, Elfriede Fürsich|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-09-30|