Online Journalism

Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media
Author: Richard Craig
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 284
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Learn to report, write, and edit for online media with ONLINE JOURNALISM with InfoTrac ! Created specifically with the Internet in mind, this communication text will help you explore the writing opportunities associated with online media. Interviews with online professionals are included throughout the text to give you an idea of exactly what the job of the online journalist entails. A comprehensive Web site helps keep the book up to date and provides additional material, including sound clips of some of the book's interviewees.

Fundamentals of Journalism

Reporting, Writing and Editing
Author: R. Thomas Berner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 355
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Affordable, No-Nonsense Textbook for College Newswriting Courses Too long, too vapid and too expensive. Like many journalism instructors, R. Thomas Berner was familiar with these complaints, which college students often made about the textbooks assigned in their reporting, writing and copy editing classes. So Berner, a professor emeritus at Pennsylvania State University, decided to write Fundamentals of Journalism: Reporting, Writing and Editing, a student-friendly book with an affordable list price of only $29.95. This 356-page book distills much of the content in other books Berner wrote during his 28 years at Penn State, which included The Process of Writing News, Writing Literary Features, The Literature of Journalism, The Process of Editing, and Language Skills for Journalists.

Reporting for Journalists


Author: Chris Frost
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135277842
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 224
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Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. From the process of finding a story and tracing sources, to interviewing contacts, gathering information and filing the finished report, it is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a useful guide for working professionals. Reporting for Journalists explores the role of the reporter in the world of modern journalism and emphasises the importance of learning to report across all media – radio, television, online, newspapers and periodicals. Using case studies, and examples of print, online and broadcast news stories, the second edition of Reporting for Journalists includes: information on using wikis, blogs, social networks and online maps finding a story and how to develop ideas researching the story and building the contacts book including crowd sourcing and using chat rooms interactivity with readers and viewers and user generated content making best use of computer aided reporting (CAR), news groups and search engines covering courts, councils and press conferences reporting using video, audio and text preparing reports for broadcasting or publication consideration of ethical practice, and cultural expectations and problems an annotated guide to further reading, a glossary of key terms and a list of journalism websites and organisations.

Journalism: Reporting


Author: Seema Sharma
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788126123377
Category: Reporters and reporting
Page: 408
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Reporting Is A Key Factor In Journalism. Basically The Job Of A Reporter Is To Gather News And Write It For His Organization, Thus News Generation. Common Sense And Command Over Language Are Two Basic Requirements, Which A Good Reporter Should Possess.This Book Highlights Fundamentals Of Reporting In Pros And Cons. A Dependable Handbook For The Professionals In The Field.Contents" Introduction" The Fundamentals" Art Of Reporting" Practical Reporting" Team At Work" Reporting On Subjects" Analytical Reporting" Reporter S Profile" Origin Of News" News Coverage" News Sources" Basic Elements" News Selection" Various Stages" Technical Aspects" Reporting On Scientific Matters" Reporting On Economic Matters" Reports On Development; Etc.

Reporting War

Journalism in Wartime
Author: Stuart Allan,Barbie Zelizer
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415339979
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 374
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Reporting War explores the social responsibilities of the journalist during times of military conflict. News media treatments of international crises, especially the one underway in Iraq, are increasingly becoming the subject of public controversy, and discussion is urgently needed. Each of this book's contributors challenges familiar assumptions about war reporting from a distinctive perspective. An array of pressing issues associated with conflicts over recent years are identified and critiqued, always with an eye to what they can tell us about improving journalism today. Special attention is devoted to recent changes in journalistic forms and practices, and the ways in which they are shaping the visual culture of war, and issues discussed, amongst many, include: the influence of censorship and propaganda 'us' and 'them' news narratives access to sources '24/7 rolling news' and the 'CNN effect' military jargon (such as 'friendly fire' and 'collateral damage') 'embedded' and 'unilateral' reporters tensions between objectivity and patriotism. The book raises important questions about the very future of journalism during wartime, questions which demand public dialogue and debate, and is essential reading for students taking courses in news and news journalism, as well as for researchers, teachers and practitioners in the field.

Convergence Journalism

Writing and Reporting Across the News Media
Author: Janet Kolodzy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742538863
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 267
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Media prognosticators have been declaring the death of radio, daily newspapers, journalistic ethics, and even journalism itself. This is an introductory text on how to think, report, write, and present news across platforms. It aims to prepare journalism students for the future of news reporting.

Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism


Author: Stephen Quinn,Stephen Lamble
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113603305X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 208
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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.

Submersion Journalism

Reporting in the Radical First Person from Harper's Magazine
Author: Bill Wasik
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 322
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Collects the high-drama writings of Harper's Magazine journalists who have gone undercover in their investigations of such subjects as right-wing evangelicals, blue-chip lobbying firms, and Mexicali tunnels.

Sports Journalism

An Introduction to Reporting and Writing
Author: Kathryn T. Stofer,James R. Schaffer,Brian A. Rosenthal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1538117878
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 232
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The second edition of Sports Journalism: An Introduction to Reporting and Writing has passed the test of time, been used in classrooms internationally, received approval and praise from professors and students, and now it, too, has moved into the new environment of sports media. New chapters on social media and topical issues in the sports world, as well as fresh examples and new references to current technology fill its pages whether you choose to read from a tablet, a Smartphone, a Chromebook or old-fashioned paper wrapped in a cardboard cover. Inside this new edition you’ll find • Three new chapters devoted to the evolution from a daily news source to a 24/7 news cycle. • Interviews with journalists whose circulation is measured in the number of Twitter followers he or she has. • A chapter encouraging discussion of ethical issues affecting today’s athletes: Should college athletes be paid to compete? Can play be too violent? Is there a level playing field for men and women? How should eligibility be determined for athletes who may be transitioning their gender identity? • A glossary that includes terms such as ‘hot takes,’ ‘scrum,’ ‘trolls.’

Journalism and Conflict in Indonesia

From Reporting Violence to Promoting Peace
Author: Steve Sharp
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415531497
Category: Social Science
Page: 255
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This book examines, through the case study of Indonesia over recent decades, how the reporting of violence can drive the escalation of violence, and how journalists can alter their reporting practices in order to have the opposite effect and promote peace. It discusses the nature of press freedom in Indonesia from 1966 onwards, considers the relationship between the press and politicians, and explores journalistse(tm) working methods. It goes on to outline in detail the communal wars in eastern Indonesia in the period 1999-2000, arguing that communication as much as physical preparations for violence were key to bringing about the wars, with journalistse(tm) rigid professional routines and newswriting conventions causing them to reproduce and enlarge the battle cries of those at war. The book concludes by advocating a "development communication" approach to journalism in transitional settings, in order to help journalists to counter the disintegrative tendencies of failing states and the communal strife that can result.

Justice and journalism

a study of the influence of newspaper reporting upon the administration of justice by magistrates
Author: Marjorie J. P. Jones
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 180
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Handbook Of Reporting And Communication Skills


Author: V. S. Gupta
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788180690433
Category: Communication
Page: 220
View: 599

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This Handbook Is Designed To Meet Every Need Of The Students Of Journalism And Other Disciplines Who Wish To Acquire Communication, Reporting And Editing Skills.

Business Journalism

How to Report on Business and Economics
Author: Keith Hayes
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430263504
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 248
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Business Journalism: How to Report on Business and Economics is a basic guide for journalists working in countries moving to open-market economies, students in journalism courses, journalists changing direction from general news reporting to business and economic reporting, and bloggers. It also explains the differences in technique required for general reporters to deliver business news for text, TV, or radio. Veteran journalist Keith Hayes, who has worked for such organizations as Reuters, PBS, the BBC, CBC, and CNBC, provides a quick reference to journalistic practice that covers everything from how to meet a deadline to getting answers from company or government officials who would rather not talk. It also provides background on specific knowledge that journalists should have to report on the business and the economy accurately and with insight. That includes understanding the major markets and how they work, learning to read a balance sheet, and getting the story even when a company or government sets up roadblocks. As Hayes demonstrates, effective journalists are story tellers who need to tell the story well while making certain they are providing the facts as they find them and understand them. Among other things, readers will also learn: How to write a business news story How to report business news on television How to report in a globalized business world How to get usable information from press conferences and briefings The basics of macroeconomics, the financial markets, and company-specific financial data How to dig for facts and get the story This book covers comprehensively the basics of business and economic reporting. With its insights and tips from Hayes and other veteran journalists, it’s a book that will remain on your shelf for years to come and help you acquire and cement career-enhancing skills. It will also help you hone your craft as you begin to write more sophisticated stories and take jobs of increasing responsibility.

Journalism: Critical Issues


Author: Stuart Allan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335224016
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 407
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"...this book can be recommended to journalism students as a useful entry point into many of the debates surrounding 21st century journalism, and as a way of encouraging thought about what, indeed, a journalist may be." Tony Harcup, University of Sheffield What are the key issues confronting journalism today, and why? What are the important debates regarding the forms and practices of reporting? How can the quality of news be improved? Journalism: Critical Issuesexplores essential themes in news and journalism studies. It bringstogether an exciting selection of original essays which engage with the most significant topics,debates and controversies in this fast-growing field.Using a wide range of case studies, topics include: Journalism's role in a democracy Source dynamics in news production Journalism ethics Sexism and racism in the news Tabloidization, scandals and celebrity Reporting conflict, terrorism and war The future of investigative journalism The book is written in a lively manner designed to invite discussion by identifying key questionsaround a critical issue. Each chapter assesses where journalism is today, its strengths and itschallenges, and highlights ways to improve upon it for tomorrow. Journalism: Critical Issuesis essential reading for students and researchers in the fields ofnews and journalism, media studies, cultural studies, sociology and communication studies. Contributors:Stuart Allan, Alison Anderson, Olga Guedes Bailey, Steven Barnett,Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Michael Bromley, Cynthia Carter, Simon Cottle, Chas Critcher,Matthew David, Máire Messenger Davies, Bob Franklin, Robert A. Hackett, RamaswamiHarindranath, Ian Hutchby, Richard Keeble, Justin Lewis, Minelle Mahtani, P. David Marshall,Brian McNair, Martin Montgomery, Alan Petersen, Susanna Hornig Priest, Jane Rhodes,Karen Ross, David Rowe, Prasun Sonwalkar, Linda Steiner, Howard Tumber, Ingrid Volkmer,Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Barbie Zelizer.

American Journalism

History, Principles, Practices
Author: W. David Sloan,Lisa Mullikin Parcell
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786413713
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 384
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Essays discuss the history and practices of American journalism, covering such topics as ethics, sensationalism, women in journalism, and new technologies.

Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting

Journalism and Tragedy in Yugoslavia
Author: Peter Brock
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1882383877
Category: Political Science
Page: 325
View: 8514

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Five years in exhaustive preparation and writing, Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting, is the blockbuster book by American journalist Peter Brock that exposes the shocking record of the Western media's war reporting in the breakup of Yugoslavia and their collusion that deceived the world during the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo.

China Reporting

An Oral History of American Journalism in the 1930's and 1940's
Author: Stephen R. MacKinnon,Oris Friesen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520069671
Category: History
Page: 200
View: 1912

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American journalists who covered China during the thirties and forties discuss how they pooled information, evaluated sources, and avoided bias

Broadcast News

Writing, Reporting, and Producing
Author: Ted White
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 024080659X
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 507
View: 4065

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"Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, technologies, and challenges of writing, reporting, and producing for broadcast journalism. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, this book contains writing samples from some of the most famous broadcast journalists, including Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Cokie Roberts, Eric Sevareid, Pauline Frederick, Charles Osgood, Paul Harvey, Betsy Aaron, Bob Dotson, Susan Stamberg, and Richard Threlkeld, who also discuss how they write and report."--BOOK JACKET.