Students should read professional journals such as Quill, Editor & Publisher, Columbia Journalism Review, and American Journalism Review.

Beasley, Maurine H., and Sheila Jean Gibbons. Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism, 2nd ed. State College, Pa.: Strata Publishing Inc., 2002.

Cronkite, Walter. A Reporter's Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1996.

Schieffer, Bob. This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 2003.

Simpson, John. Simpson's World: Tales From a Veteran War Correspondent. Miramax, 2003.

Streitmatter, Rodger. Raising Her Voice: African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1994.

Zinsser, William. Speaking of Journalism: 12 Writers and Editors Talk About Their Work. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.