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

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$98.38
(Save 39%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $7.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 95%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (20) from $7.00   
  • New (8) from $23.95   
  • Used (12) from $7.00   

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The single most important strength of this book is that it is broad, but detailed. It covers the range of issues and topics that students need to know in order to better understand the online environment and to succeed in that special subsection called journalism."

"(ONLINE JOURNALISM's) strongest aspect is that is devotes the majority of the chapters to reporting and editing in a Web environment."

"This book has the potential to make a fresh contribution to the online journalism course because it contains material, such information specifically about online writing and multimedia formats, not in other texts."

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534531461
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/17/2004
  • Series: Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication A
  • Edition description: With InfoTrac
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Craig is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University. He received his Ph.D. in Communications from the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois. Before entering academia, he spent six years as a reporter and editor for newspapers in California and Illinois. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Philadelphia Daily News and many other publications. He also has designed many Web sites and portals for university departments, student newspapers and campus organizations.

Read More Show Less

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.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)