Visual Journalism

Author: David Machin,Lydia Polzer

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113720396X

Category: Social Science

Page: 196

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The digital age has revolutionised the look of journalism, be it online or in print. The subsequent shift to multi-media and multi-platform publishing arguably makes visual appearance and branding more important than ever. Yet visual journalism remains a relatively under-theorised and under-researched field. Visual Journalism presents a unique, critical investigation into this area. Combining theory and practice, the chapters integrate the experiences of practitioners working in photography, visual design and set design, including insights into how they work and the changing environments they find themselves in, with an innovative theory of visual communication – multimodality – that enables the text to break down and analyse the key elements and patterns of visual design. In exploring visual journalism from these two angles, and across a range of contemporary media platforms, the text evaluates the extent to which visual communication comprises a significant part of what content means to audiences. As such, the book is an invaluable resource for students of journalism, media studies and photography, as well as for practising designers and journalists.
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Visual Journalism

Infographics from the World's Best Newsrooms and Designers

Author: Javier Errea

Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV

ISBN: 9783899559194

Category: Information visualization

Page: 256

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As the world grows more complex, some of the best stories are told through visuals - infographics. From election results to catastrophes to wars to scientific discoveries: the stream of data we are exposed to daily becomes ever more complicated. Infographics help make sense of it, transforming difficult to grasp facts and figures into accessible visualizations. Print media are increasingly making successful use of them. Visual Journalism reveals the masters of this discipline and their finest works. The portraits of studios and individuals within this compendium illustrate how the world of infographics continues to evolve as it informs data and graphic trends. A visual revolution showcases the myriad possibilities of non-verbal communication.
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Visual Journalism

A Guide for New Media Professionals

Author: Christopher R. Harris,Paul Martin Lester

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205322596

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 342

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Discusses important topics in the growing visual communication field. It is the first book to combine all of the information necessary to start anyone on a successful visual communication career. This book examines the historical context of visual journalism while providing insights into modern-day applications of media processes critical to the new media professional. It consolidates information from various sectors of graphics arts, and provides practical insight into the changing world of visual communications. Coverage of visual literacy, ethical considerations, reporting, writing, typography and graphic design is provided. The reader also receives important information on internet research, and is of value to anyone asked to create and use visual messages - including graphics, photography, Web design, typography, audio, and video. Anyone currently working in, or interested in building a career Visual Journalism, Visual Reporting, Photojournalism, Web Design, Multimedia, and Graphics & Design.
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Reportage Illustration

Visual Journalism

Author: Gary Embury,Mario Minichiello

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350031887

Category: Design

Page: 176

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The power of reportage drawing is in the immediacy of the images that are created and the feeling of the illustrator's presence on location. Comparable in some ways to photojournalism, reportage illustrators are acting as visual journalists, proactively creating narrative work about issues and subjects, translating what they witness into handmade imagery. There is evidence that illustrations connect to people in powerful ways whether they are drawings created while embedded with troops in Afghanistan, documenting during a courtroom trial or recreating the energy of the crowd at a rock concert. This area of applied illustration also provides career opportunities for students and takes them out of the classroom and into different environments and situations. With practical information about tools, techniques and coping in various situations as well as inspirational interviews and advice from reportage artists working in the field, this book will fill a gap in this growing market.
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The Modern Magazine

Visual Journalism in the Digital Era

Author: Jeremy Leslie

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780672984

Category: Design

Page: 240

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The last ten years of magazine publishing have been a period of rapid innovation, providing a vital record of the era's diverse visual trends. The Modern Magazine features the best editorial design, looking in particular at how magazines have adapted to respond to digital media. Encompassing mainstream and independent publishing, and graphic and editorial design, The Modern Magazine explores the issues now facing the industry, examining changes to the basic discipline of combining text and image for the global, Internetsavvy consumer. The book looks at key developments in the field, interviewing a broad range of specialists to discover their understandings of the current state of the industry and how different areas of publishing influence each other. Incorporating great visuals and genuine insight into the process of their creation, The Modern Magazine chronicles these exciting changes, providing a resource for designers, with interviews with major figures, summaries of new developments and trends, links to blogs, and more.
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Taking Journalism Seriously

News and the Academy

Author: Barbie Zelizer

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452238774

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 296

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Taking Journalism Seriously: News and the Academy argues that scholars have remained too entrenched within their own disciplinary areas resulting in isolated bodies of scholarship. This is the first book to critically survey journalism scholarship in one volume and organize it by disparate fields. The book reviews existing journalism research in such diverse fields as sociology, history, language studies, political science, and cultural analysis and dissects the most prevalent and understated research in each discipline.
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Journalism Ethics

A Casebook of Professional Conduct for News Media

Author: Fred Brown

Publisher: Marion Street Press

ISBN: 1936863111

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 529

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Fred Brown is an adjunct instructor in communication ethics at the University of Denver and a principal in a Denver-based media training and consulting firm. He is a former national president of the Society of Professional Journalists and former chair of its ethics committee. He worked nearly 40 years as a reporter and editor at The Denver Post and still writes a Sunday editorial page column for the paper. --Book Jacket.
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Student Journalism & Media Literacy

Author: Homer L. Hall,Megan Fromm, Ph.D.,Aaron Manfull

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477781323

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 450

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This comprehensive resource covers everything student journalists need to know in a rapidly changing media landscape. Approachable and non-intimidating, this book features important concepts and examples from current school publications from around the country. Foremost, it teaches skills such as the fundamentals of good writing and the basics of newspaper layout and design. Also addressed, however, are topics that journalists are only now facing such as the responsibilities of citizen journalists, managing a news website, and digital security for reporters in the electronic age. This textbook is on the cutting edge in teaching students how to navigate this evolving field. EBOOK PRICE LISTED IS FOR SINGLE USE ONLY. CONTACT US FOR A PRICE QUOTE FOR MULTI-USE ACCESS.
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