Digital Sub-Editing and Design

Author: Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136029613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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This excellent book covers editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Learn how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. It also concentrates on design in the digital environment, introducing typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. The skills of picture editing are explored, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. These core skills and methods are then applied to the World Wide Web. Recent research into how people navigate Web pages is considered, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. The first section concentrates on editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Dr Quinn shows how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. The middle section concentrates on design in the digital environment. Chapter five introduces typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. Chapter six covers the principles of design and how they can be applied to print and electronic publications. Chapter seven looks at the skills of picture editing, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. Chapter eight investigates other forms of visual presentation such as diagrams, logos, maps and cartoons. In the final section, these core skills and methods are applied to the World Wide Web. Chapter nine considers recent research into how people navigate Web pages, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. Chapter ten examines how the principles of print design can (and cannot) be applied to Web pages.
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Radio Production

Author: Robert McLeish,Jeff Link

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317590945

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 418

View: 6962

Radio Production is for professionals and students interested in understanding the radio industry in today’s ever-changing world. This book features up-to-date coverage of the purpose and use of radio with detailed coverage of current production techniques in the studio and on location. In addition there is exploration of technological advances, including handheld digital recording devices, the use of digital, analogue and virtual mixing desks and current methods of music storage and playback. Within a global context, the sixth edition also explores American radio by providing an overview of the rules, regulations, and purpose of the Federal Communications Commission. The sixth edition includes: Updated material on new digital recording methods, and the development of outside broadcast techniques, including Smartphone use. The use of social media as news sources, and an expansion of the station’s presence. Global government regulation and journalistic codes of practice. Comprehensive advice on interviewing, phone-ins, news, radio drama, music, and scheduling. This edition is further enhanced by a companion website, featuring examples, exercises, and resources: www.focalpress.com/cw/mcleish.
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Online Newsgathering

Research and Reporting for Journalism

Author: Stephen Quinn,Stephen Lamble

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240808517

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 189

View: 9509

Journalists used to rely on their notepad and pen. Today, professional journalists rely on the computer—and not just for the writing. Much, if not all, of a journalist's research happens on a computer. If you are journalist of any kind, you need to know how to find the information you need online. This book will show you how to find declassified governmental files, statistics of all kinds, simple and complex search engines for small and large data gathering, and directories of subject experts. This book is for the many journalists around the world who didn't attend a formal journalism school before going to work, those journalists who were educated before online research became mainstream, and for any student studying journalism today. It will teach you how to use the Internet wisely, efficiently and comprehensively so that you will always have your facts straight and fast. Online Newsgathering: • reflects the most current thinking • is pertinent to both industry and education • focuses on what people need to know Please visit the authors' companion website at http://computerassistedreporting.com for additional resources. *Written by a repeat Focal Press author who has lived in the States, UK and Australia teaching journalism in colleges and lecturing to professionals around the world on CAR * Full of time-saving tips to make every journalist more efficient *The Pulitzer Prize for investigative and/or public service journalism has gone every years since 1989 to reporters who used computers 'significantly' in gathering and analyzing data for their stories
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Print Journalism

A Critical Introduction

Author: Richard Keeble

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134243502

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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Print Journalism provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries. This critical approach to newspaper and magazine practice highlights historical, theoretical, ethical and political debates and includes tips on the everyday skills of newspaper and magazine journalists, as well as tips for online writing and production. Crucial skills highlighted include: sourcing the news interviewing sub editing feature writing and editing reviewing designing pages pitching features In addition separate chapters focus on ethics, reporting courts, covering politics and copyright whilst others look at the history of newspapers and magazines, the structure of the UK print industry (including its financial organization) and the development of journalism education in the UK, helping to place the coverage of skills within a broader, critical context. All contributors are experienced practicing journalists as well as journalism educators from a broad range of UK universities.
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Knowledge Management in the Digital Newsroom

Author: Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136028897

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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If you are an editor or newsroom manager seeking new and more efficient ways of managing the ever increasing flow of information through your newsroom, this book will provide the information you need to make informed decisions about crucial organisational and equipment changes. Case studies from newsrooms worldwide are used to present an overview of the information management tools and processes that are available to help journalists and media executives deal with information. Answers are suggested for some of the most pressing issues, including: What are the factors driving change in newsrooms? How are news organizations around the world re-organising their newsrooms to deal with information in new ways? How are the opposing needs to cut costs and yet maintain journalistic quality being met? What digital tools are currently available, e.g. for computer-assisted reporting? How can reporters become more mobile? How can trainee journalists be better prepared for operating within the changing newsroom environment? Each chapter is supplemented by a 'how to learn more' section, suggesting further resources for tackling each issue. Whether you are planning major change in your newsroom or simply wish to keep up with the latest industry trends, this is the book you have been waiting for.
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New Subediting

For Quark Users

Author: F W Hodgson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136030174

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 9046

New Subediting gives a detailed account of modern editing and production techniques. Its aim is both to help the young subeditor and to spell out to the newcomer to newspaper journalism what happens between the writing of news stories and features and their appearance in the newspaper when it comes off the press. In this age of technological change the quality of the subbing has never been more important to a successful newspaper. The careful use of typography, pictures, graphics and compelling headlines and the skillful handling of text coupled with good page planning, all help to give character,style and readability. This book examines, and draws lessons from, work in contemporary newspapers in editing and presentation; it defines the varied techniques of copytasting, of editing news stories and features, of styles of headline writing and the use of typography to guide and draw the attention of the reader. It takes into account developments in the use of English as a vehicle of mass communication in two important chapters on structure and word use; and it shows how to get the best out of the electronic tools now available to subeditors. It also reminds journalisis that, however advanced the tools, a newspaper is only as good as the creative skills of those that write, edit and put it together.
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Return on Engagement

Content Strategy and Web Design Techniques for Digital Marketing

Author: Tim Frick,Kate Eyler-Werve

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 113501292X

Category: Computers

Page: 266

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In the world of web design, if one wants to create a successful web site, one needs an effective content strategy. Return on Engagement shows web designers and developers how to implement an effective content strategy and how to stay ahead in the rapidly changing industry of web design. It presents best practices in terms of web design through a marketing function: content strategy, SEO, social media marketing, and success measurement to help web designers implement a strategy that ensures success for the site they are building. Return on Engagement shows web designers and developers how to not just design an aesthetically pleasing, functional website. This book shows those professionals how to implement marketing strategies and analysis into their website, thus ensuring its success. Nearly 3 years since the previous edition published, new best practices have been formed. Tools in which web developers use to analyze website metrics have advanced. New social media networks and communities have cropped up. New research in how audiences read and receive content has been done, subsequently refining best digital marketing practices. Return on Engagement features a step-by-step breakdown of how to use new tools, techniques, and technologies. The new edition also includes updated case studies of industry leaders who implement best practices on projects. Return on Engagement also features a regularly updated companion site that offers readers sample content, easy sharing tools, and web-based resources to help measure marketing viability of web properties.
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Broadcast Journalism

Techniques of Radio and Television News

Author: Andrew Boyd,Peter Stewart,Ray Alexander

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136025855

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

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This newest edition of Broadcast Journalism continues its long tradition of covering the basics of broadcasting from gathering news sources, interviewing, putting together a programme, news writing, reporting, editing, working in the studio, conducting live reports, and more. Two new authors have joined forces in this new edition to present behind the scenes perspectives on multimedia broadcast news, where it is heading, and how you get there. Technology is meshing global and local news. Constant interactivity between on-the-scene reporting and nearly instantaneous broadcasting to the world has changed the very nature of how broadcast journalists must think, act, write and report on a 24/7 basis. This new edition takes up this digital workflow and convergence. Students of broadcast journalism and professors alike will find that the sixth edition of Broadcast Journalism is completely up-to-date. Includes new photos, quotations, and coverage of convergent journalism, podcasting, multimedia journalism, citizen journalism, and more!
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Global Media Go to War

Role of News and Entertainment Media During the 2003 Iraq War

Author: Ralph D. Berenger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 382

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This book contains 45 essays from more than 60 mass media scholars around the world. It is the most comprehensive analysis available of the media's role in the 2003 Iraq war. The book is ideal for use in communication, political science and sociological courses on media and politics.
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Convergent Journalism: An Introduction

Writing and Producing Across Media

Author: Vincent F. Filak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317681592

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 1917

Convergent Journalism: An Introduction is a pioneering textbook that will teach you how to master the skills needed to be a journalist in today’s converged media landscape. This book shows you what makes a news story effective, and how to identify the best platform for a particular story, whether it’s the Web, broadcast or print. The bedrock tenets of journalism remain at the core of this book, including information dissemination, storytelling, audience engagement. After establishing these journalism basics, the book goes into great detail on how to tailor a story to meet the needs of various media. Vincent F. Filak has brought this second edition completely up to date through: A thorough reorganization of the chapters, which provides a newer, more practical approach focused on "how to do convergent journalism," rather than simply observing the current state of converged media. A number of new pedagogical features to improve learning and retention, including examples, exercises, breakout boxes and more. Coverage of additional topics such as issues of law and ethics in digital media, and also writing for mobile platforms and social media. A companion website with links to additional examples of quality text, images and multimedia for students, as well as an instructor site with a test bank, suggested exercises and discussion questions.
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Editing Across Media

Content and Process for Print and Online Publication

Author: Ross F. Collins

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786473428

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

View: 6676

"This textbook aims to prepare university-level students for these expanded editing roles in an age of convergence. Thirteen authors examine both traditional editing roles and new editing needs to meet the demand of a changing industry. This textbook assumes nearly all media students will need competent editing knowledge to produce products of professional quality"--Provided by publisher.
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CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web

Author: Steven Bradley

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133980502

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 7041

Using CSS to add transitions and animation to web page designs takes advantage of the dynamic nature of designing for the web. They are quickly becoming the de facto way designers can add a measure of delight and surprise to web pages. More importantly, they can help make web pages more usable. Using stunning visuals and design, CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web teaches web designers how to dynamically change design elements on a web page over time. It starts by showing a variety of ways you can transform elements and then teaches two different methods for setting the change in motion in action. The book will start the topic as simply as possible and build on the basics with more elaborate techniques. Simple examples will be presented throughout and the book will close with more detailed, complex, and practical examples. For most of his examples, Steven uses the new open-source code editor from Adobe, Brackets, but the book is perfectly usable with any code editing environment or even a simple text editor.
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Introduction to Journalism

Author: Carole Fleming

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941828

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 245

View: 5822

An Introduction to Journalism examines the skills needed to work as a journalist in newspapers, television, radio, and online. This book provides case studies as a guide to researching stories, interviewing, and writing for each medium, as well as recording material for both radio and television. It offers a wide range of comments and tips on the best way to approach stories and includes interviews with journalists working on a variety of news outlets, from the BBC to weekly newspapers.
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Journalism Online

Author: Mike Ward

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136029702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 7864

Journalism Online tackles the pressing question of how to apply fundamental journalism skills to the online medium. It provides an essential guide to the Internet as a research and publishing tool. In particular, it examines how to forge key journalism skills with the distinctive qualities of the World Wide Web to provide compelling web content. Trainee and practicing online journalists will learn: - core journalism skills of identifying, collecting, selecting and presenting news and information; - multimedia skills such as audio recording and editing; - online research methods including use of search tools, newsgroups and listservs; - story construction and writing for the Web; - an introduction to HTML; - web site design for the effective use of content. Journalism Online takes the best of the 'new' and 'old' media to provide an essential primer for this emerging discipline. Leading web designers such as Jakob Nielsen rub shoulders with established journalists like Harold Evans in the search for clear guidance in this rapidly developing field. It also provides a useful insight for non-news organisations into how to prepare and present effective web content and avoid the deepest pitfall of the online world - being ignored. Supplementary resources can be found on the book's supporting web site www.journalismonline.co.uk, which features additional exercises, useful links and reviews.
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Convergent Journalism

The Fundamentals of Multimedia Reporting

Author: Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820474526

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Convergence is happening around the world. It represents a new form of reporting and may well be the future for journalism. Full convergence involves a radical change in approach and mindset among journalists and their managers. It involves a shared assignment desk where the key people, the multimedia assignment editors, assess each news event on its merits and send the most appropriate people to the story. Convergence coverage should thus be driven by the significance of the news event. Depending on variables unique to each country and company, convergence is one of the most likely scenarios for media organizations around the world. This book explains the phenomenon of media convergence, defines what has been until recently a confusing topic, describes the main business models, provides case studies of successful convergent newsrooms around the world, and explains how to introduce convergence into the newsroom. Stephen Quinn provides a practical introduction to the changing landscape of news reporting, and has written a useful book for students and professionals alike.
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Untangling the Web

Author: Aleks Krotoski

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571303676

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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The World Wide Web is the most revolutionary innovation of our time. In the last decade, it has utterly transformed our lives. But what real effects is it having on our social world? What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal lives with friends and corporations? Are our Facebook updates and Twitterings inspiring revolution or are they just a symptom of our global narcissism? What counts as celebrity, when everyone can have a following or be a paparazzo? And what happens to relationships when love, sex and hate can be mediated by a computer? Social psychologist Aleks Krotoski has spent a decade untangling the effects of the Web on how we work, live and play. In this groundbreaking book, she uncovers how much humanity has - and hasn't - changed because of our increasingly co-dependent relationship with the computer. In Untangling the Web, she tells the story of how the network became woven in our lives, and what it means to be alive in the age of the Internet.
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The Elements of Editing

A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists

Author: Arthur Plotnik

Publisher: Pearson P T R

ISBN: 9780028614519

Category: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

Page: 156

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Information: 1st Macmillan paperbacks ed. Includes bibliographies and index.
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