Principles of Convergent Journalism / Edition 1

Principles of Convergent Journalism / Edition 1

by Jeffrey S. Wilkinson, August E. Grant, Douglas Fisher
     
 


From PDAs to cell phones to computer screens, journalism is no longer confined to the printed page; now journalists must learn to move confidently across a variety of media platforms. In Principles of Convergent Journalism--a skills-oriented introduction to this timely topic--Jeffrey S. Wilkinson, August E. Grant, and Douglas Fisher provide an essentialSee more details below

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From PDAs to cell phones to computer screens, journalism is no longer confined to the printed page; now journalists must learn to move confidently across a variety of media platforms. In Principles of Convergent Journalism--a skills-oriented introduction to this timely topic--Jeffrey S. Wilkinson, August E. Grant, and Douglas Fisher provide an essential guide to navigating the increasingly complex and vibrant media landscape.

A cutting-edge resource for both up-and-coming and established journalists, this innovative text challenges students to create convergent journalism that is both pivotal and distinctive. Beginning with a brief primer on basic reporting and interviewing skills, this volume also covers the following topics:

• Repurposing both print and broadcast content for the Internet

• Key principles of broadcast writing and reporting for print reporters

• Key principles of print writing and reporting for broadcast reporters

• Writing news for the Internet

• Incorporating convergent journalism techniques into other emerging media

Ideal as a core text for courses in convergent journalism or as a supplementary text in news writing and reporting courses, Principles of Convergent Journalism imparts new skills that, when put into practice, will produce versatile, dynamic, and accomplished journalists.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195339246
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1. Introduction to Convergent Journalism
2. Journalism Basics: Writing, Reporting, Interviewing
3. Convergent Journalism Skills and Roles
4. From Print to Internet: Repurposing Content
5. From Print to Internet: New Types of Content
6. From Broadcast to Internet: Repurposing Content
7. From Broadcast to Internet: New Types of Content
8. Basics of Broadcasting
9. Basics of Print
10. Online News
11. Social Media and Journalism
12. Adding Multimedia to the Web
13. Converging with Other Emerging Media
14. The Business of Convergent Journalism
15. Your Future in Convergent Journalism
Glossary
Index

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