Introduction to Online Journalism: Publishing News and Information / Edition 1

Introduction to Online Journalism: Publishing News and Information / Edition 1

by Roland De Wolk
     
 

This book offers readers a real reporter's guide to using the Web for reporting. Taking a comprehensive approach to the evolving field of online journalism, this book discusses such topics as how to set up an online journalism program, using the Web for a full array of online journalism, and launching an online journalism site. With the

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This book offers readers a real reporter's guide to using the Web for reporting. Taking a comprehensive approach to the evolving field of online journalism, this book discusses such topics as how to set up an online journalism program, using the Web for a full array of online journalism, and launching an online journalism site. With the experience of an author who is a practicing professional and an instructor in the field of online journalism, this text provides readers with everything they need to know to be successful in the fastest growing occupational field for today's journalists. For those involved with online journalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205286898
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/19/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1.Setting Up.

Uploading the Future.

What Is a Multitude Journalism Story?

Hardware Needs.

Software Needs.

Larry Pryor of the Online Journalism Review, A Century Opens, a Century Closes.

2.Day One.

The New Grammar.

Reconciling Experts and Amateurs.

How to Begin Without Tripping at the Start Line.

John Pavlik of the Center for New Media, Columbia University School of Journalism, Transforming Journalism Education.

3.Way New Journalism Meets Lord Northcliff.

Primary Issues in Reporting an Online Publication.

Basic Reporting.

Retractions, Corrections, Clarifications.

Traps and Triumphs in Partnerships.

Advertising.

David Weir of Salon.com, The Role of Journalist as Both Church and State in New Media.

4.Gathering Digital Data.

Essential Rules of the Game.

Using Search Engines.

Computer Assisted Reporting.

E-mail, Newsgroups, and Mailing Lists.

Digitalized Photography and Sound.

Mark Potts, Internet Journalism Consultant, Musing on the Future of Journalism.

5.A Message for Each Medium.

Writing for the Web.

Hyperlinks.

Using Video to Tell a Story.

The Power of Audio.

Still Photography in an Age of Motion.

Graphics Getting Graphic.

Interactivity in Journalism.

Jane Ellen Stevens of the Online Journalists Association, Where Are the New Storytellers?

6.Convergence.

Design Online.

Fitting the Multiples into a Medium.

What Works Right Now.

Preparing for What Will Work Tomorrow.

Fred Stefany of ReacTV, Converging Cyber-Journalism.

7.Multimedia Editing.

Seeing the Parts.

Ethics in Online Journalism.

Seeing the Whole.

Rewriting, Reshooting, Redrawing, Rescripting.

Richard Gingras of Excite@Home, Five Hot Tips, or How to Deal with the 26-Year-Old Harvard MBA Who'd Rather You Didn't Exist.

8.Preparing for Liftoff.

Final Edits.

Libel.

Stitching It All Together.

Last Minute Emergencies.

The Launch.

Rusty Coats of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.com, It's All about Invention.

9.A Journalist's Introduction to Online Intellectual Property.

Copyright and Fair Use.

Trademarks and Soundmarks.

Copyright Checklist.

James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project, The New Information Railroad.

10.Issues in the Future of Online Journalism.

The Doubts about Online Journalism.

The Opportunities for Doing It Right.

The Work Ahead.

A Parting Salutation.

John Markoff of the New York Times, Farewell to the Web.

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