Digital Journalism: Emerging Media and the Changing Horizons of Journalism / Edition 1

Digital Journalism: Emerging Media and the Changing Horizons of Journalism / Edition 1

by Kevin Kawamoto
     
 

ISBN-10: 074252681X

ISBN-13: 9780742526815

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Communications scholar Kawamoto presents ten chapters examining portions of the world of digital journalism and written primarily by practitioners. Topics include the digital photography during the U.S. war in Afghanistan, the role of digital communications in journalist travel organization, the activist digital journalism institutions that were founded to cover the…  See more details below

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Communications scholar Kawamoto presents ten chapters examining portions of the world of digital journalism and written primarily by practitioners. Topics include the digital photography during the U.S. war in Afghanistan, the role of digital communications in journalist travel organization, the activist digital journalism institutions that were founded to cover the World Trade Organization protests of 1999, the use of online health information, and the idea of "digital government." Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742526815
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1Digital Journalism: Emerging Media and the Changing Horizons of Journalism1
2The History of Online Journalism31
3The Meanings and Implications of Convergence57
4New Technology and News Flows: Journalism and Crisis Coverage75
5Digital Photojournalism91
6Satellites, the Internet, and Journalism103
7Social Movements and the Net: Activist Journalism Goes Digital113
8Digital Government and an Informatics of Governing: Remediating the Relationship between Citizens and their Government123
9Online Medical Communication among Peers: The Net and Alternatives to Traditional Journalism145
Conclusion167
Multimedia Coverage: A Case Study and Exercise177
Index183
About the Contributors187

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