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Introduction to Travel Journalism

On the Road with Serious Intent

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John F. Greenman

Travel writers and travel journalists are not the same. They differ in identity, purpose and method. The travel writer looks in a mirror; the travel journalist looks out a window. The travel writer serves the travel industry; the travel journalist serves the public. The travel writer is subsidized; the travel journalist pays his own way.
Introduction to Travel Journalism highlights these distinctions and offers independent, ethical, substantive journalists the skills and knowledge they need to cover the travel and tourism industry, to provide travelers with credible news and information, and to report significant trends and developments at home and across the world.
John F. Greenman is the Carolyn McKenzie and Don E. Carter Distinguished Professor of Journalism at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Prior to entering academia, Greenman was an editor, publisher, and corporate officer for Knight Ridder, where he helped lead a team that won the Pulitzer Prize. Greenman has reported from 25 countries on five continents.