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Journalism in the Digital Age: Theory and practice for broadcast, print and online media / Edition 1

Journalism in the Digital Age: Theory and practice for broadcast, print and online media / Edition 1

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Provides the practical techniques and theoretical knowledge that underpin the fundamental skills of a journalist. It also takes a highly modern approach, as the convergence of broadcast, print and online media require the learning of new skills and methods. The book is written from an international perspective - with examples from around the world in recognition of the global marketplace for today's media.

This is an essential text for students on journalism courses and professionals looking for a reference that covers the skill, technology and knowledge required for a digital and converged media age. The book's essence lies in the way essential theories such as ethics and law, are woven into practical newsgathering and reporting techniques, as well as advice on management skills for journalists, providing the wide intellectual foundation which gives credibility to reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780240515892
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/03/1999
Edition description: Cloth First Pub ed.
Pages: 349
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Journalism in the digital age; A questioning profession; Working in a modern newsroom; The purpose and meaning of news; Ethics, law and free speech; Journalism language; Language of print; Writing features; Reporting for broadcast; Broadcast presentation; Interviewing for print; Interviewing for radio and TV; Features and documentaries for radio and TV; Public affairs reporting; Investigative reporting; Specialist reporting; Appendix; Glossary; Bibliography

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