Journalism in the Digital Age

Theory and practice for broadcast, print and online media

Author: John Herbert

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136029931

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 349

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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.
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MediaWriting

Print, Broadcast, and Public Relations

Author: W. Richard Whitaker,Janet E. Ramsey,Ronald D. Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136514023

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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MediaWriting is an introductory, hands-on textbook for students preparing to write in the current multimedia environment. Rather than just talk about the differences among the styles of print, broadcast, and public relations, MediaWriting sythensizes and integrates them, while weaving in basic principles of Internet writing and social media reporting. Complete with real-world examples, practical writing exercises, and tips and information for entering into the profession, MediaWriting continues to give students the tools they need to become a successful media writer. The new edition has been extensively rewritten to reflect the dynamic nature of the profession, paying significant attention to how the Internet and social media have become essential communication tools for print and broadcast journalists, and public relations professionals. Further updates and features include: Increased attention to computer-assisted reporting, the preparation of online copy, and social media applications Two new chapters on lead writing and new new media A separate chapter focused solely on ethics Explanatory "how to" boxes that help students understand and retain main themes Illustrative "It Happened to Me" vignettes from the authors’ professional experiences Discussion questions and exercises at the end of every chapter Suggested readings that highlight biographies, books, and websites that expand the scope and definition of professionalism In addition to new multimedia elements, the fourth edition’s companion website features enhanced resources for both students and instructors, including chapter overviews, writing tips, a test bank, sample critiques, and a sample syllabus.
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Broadcast Journalism

Techniques of Radio and Television News

Author: Andrew Boyd,Peter John Stewart,Ray Alexander

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240810244

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 377

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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! * Covers the trends that have reshaped the world of journalism: convergence, multiskilling, citizen journalism, podcasting, online journalism, and more * An indispensible and comprehensive introduction to the field of broadcast journalism * The leading text in the broadcast journalism field * Fundamentals of Broadcast Journalism, such as news gathering, news writing, news reading, interviewing, making programmes * Up-to-date practical manual for beginning reporters hoping to enter the arenas of radio and television news
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The Broadcast Journalism Handbook

Author: Gary Hudson,Sarah Rowlands

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429664621

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

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This exciting and comprehensive text takes students, trainees and professionals into the world of the modern-day newsroom, covering both key techniques and theory in detail. The second edition has been revised and updated to include all the technical, regulatory and theoretical advances in recent broadcast custom and practice and is influenced by newsrooms around the country. Main features: Complete coverage of all the key skills: news gathering, interviewing, writing and story-telling, live/location-reporting, online, editing, graphics and presentation. Expert advice and contributions from leading broadcast journalists from the BBC, ITV and Sky News. The Essential Guide, a section on how to get a job, the law and an up-to-date glossary of broadcasting terms. Workshops and Exercises, which provides the opportunity to practise key skills. Case Study, A Closer Look and Thinkpiece boxes help put the theory into context. Remember and Tip boxes summarise key concepts and offer guidance. A DVD demonstrating filming techniques and editing ideas. New for the second edition: Greater emphasis on online elements of broadcast journalism and the role of social media in news gathering. A focus on the interactive nature of the contemporary news process - how to find user-generated content, empower audiences and engage listeners and viewers. The key skills required for students taking the new NCTJ Broadcast Journalism exams. Ideal for students on journalism courses at all levels, this text is also useful for professionals and trainees working in broadcast, print and other media, and those looking at broadcast journalism in the wider context of media studies.
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Journalism in the United States

Concepts and Issues

Author: Edd Applegate

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810881861

Category: Social Science

Page: 174

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"Print and broadcast journalism in the United States have changed in recent years as a result of millions of people using the Internet and social media for obtaining some or most of the information they desire." So notes professor of journalism Edd Applegate, who, after surveying the decline in circulation and advertising revenues of newspapers and broadcast and radio news stations and the rise of cable news and website journalism, outlines in Journalism in the United States: Concepts and Issues the effect of this sea of change on key matters in journalism today. In this work, Applegate updates readers on the current conditions of the print and broadcast industries with chapters on a variety of topics, from theories of the press to the structure of the print and broadcast industries, from the role of advertising and public relations to the role of the changing view of the press' views of and commitments to objectivity and "news balance." Throughout, Applegate obliges readers to wrestle with how the change in medium, from print or broadcast to Web, is not the main culprit in how the news has changed. Instead, he illustrates how many of the core issues remain unchanged and what is needed is a more complex analysis of core concepts and issues and how these have been affected-from freedom of the press to the treatment of minorities-by the evolution of news as a business and the education of journalists today for that business. With a selected bibliography and an index to assist the reader, this book is a wonderful text for upper-level undergraduates, graduates, and college faculty with journalism or mass communications courses, as well as for academic libraries.
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Mass Media and Society in Nigeria

Author: Lai Oso

Publisher: African Books Collective

ISBN: 9788422284

Category: Social Science

Page: 283

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Mass media and society in Nigeria is part of the efforts to address the dearth of relevant materials. This sixteenth-chapter book, with contributions by some of the best professionals, specialistss and academics in the field, covers various aspects of the mass communication landscapes in Nigeria, especially the growth and development of the media. It takes a bird's eye view of development in print, electronic and News Agency areas of the communication field. There is, in addition, a very useful blend of theory and practice that should prove invaluable to both students and practitioners in the field of mas communication.
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