Convergent Journalism: The Evolution of Multi-Platform and Multi-Media Reporting Around the World

Convergent Journalism: The Evolution of Multi-Platform and Multi-Media Reporting Around the World

by Stephen Quinn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820474525

ISBN-13: 9780820474526

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Convergence is happening around the world. It represents a new form of reporting and may well be the future for journalism. Full convergence involves a radical change in approach and mindset among journalists and their managers. It involves a shared assignment desk where the key people, the multimedia assignment editors, assess each news event on its merits and

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Convergence is happening around the world. It represents a new form of reporting and may well be the future for journalism. Full convergence involves a radical change in approach and mindset among journalists and their managers. It involves a shared assignment desk where the key people, the multimedia assignment editors, assess each news event on its merits and send the most appropriate people to the story. Convergence coverage should thus be driven by the significance of the news event. Depending on variables unique to each country and company, convergence is one of the most likely scenarios for media organizations around the world.
This book explains the phenomenon of media convergence, defines what has been until recently a confusing topic, describes the main business models, provides case studies of successful convergent newsrooms around the world, and explains how to introduce convergence into the newsroom. Stephen Quinn provides a practical introduction to the changing landscape of news reporting, and has written a useful book for students and professionals alike.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820474526
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1The emergence of convergence1
2Why and how convergence is emerging27
3Business and revenue models for convergence61
4Convergent journalism and multi-media storytelling85
5Case studies of convergence105
6Technology and convergence13
7The smart newsroom : knowledge management and convergence153
8Convergence and the future of journalism177
9Implementing convergence in the newsroom201

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