Online Journalism: Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 1

Online Journalism: Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 1

by Richard Craig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534531466

ISBN-13: 9780534531461

Pub. Date: 05/17/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


ONLINE JOURNALISM: REPORTING, WRITING AND EDITING FOR NEW MEDIA is the first truly comprehensive textbook available that can teach students how to report, write, and edit strictly for online media. Unlike other texts that simply "tweak" traditional writing and editing techniques, ONLINE JOURNALISM was created specifically with the Internet in mind. Written in…  See more details below

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ONLINE JOURNALISM: REPORTING, WRITING AND EDITING FOR NEW MEDIA is the first truly comprehensive textbook available that can teach students how to report, write, and edit strictly for online media. Unlike other texts that simply "tweak" traditional writing and editing techniques, ONLINE JOURNALISM was created specifically with the Internet in mind. Written in a lively style, this book will appeal to students who want to explore writing opportunities with online media. It is also supplemented by an in-depth Web site that provides links to relevant current stories and sound clips of interviews with professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534531461
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/17/2004
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication A
Edition description:
With InfoTrac
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents


1. Why Is Online Journalism Different? 2. The Job of the Online Journalist. 3. Generating and Focusing Story Ideas. 4. Web Resources and Databases. 5. Sources and Interviewing. 6. Online Writing Styles. 7. Hooking and Keeping Readers. 8. Revving Up Your Writing. 9. The Last Minute(s). 10. An Uphill Battle: Online Copy Editing. 11. The Online Editor/Utility Infielder. 12. Multimedia for News. 13. Basic Online Layout. 14. Online Standards vs. Journalistic Standards. 15. Legal Issues Online and Offline. 16. Ethics in Cyber-Land. 17. The 21st Century Journalist.

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