OverviewThe Third Edition of Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing is the most informed, practical, and succinct guide to digital technology for journalists. Author Mark Briggs' forward-thinking techniques and accessible style prepares today's journalists for tomorrow's media landscape transformations. Readers will learn how to effectively blog, crowdsource, use mobile technology, mine databases, and expertly capture audio and video to report with immediacy, cultivate community, and convey compelling stories. Briggs helps readers quickly improve their digital literacy by presenting the basics and building on them to progress towards more specialized skills within multimedia. Readers will become equipped to better manage online communities and build an online audience. Journalism Next is a quick yet valuable read that provides a detailed roadmap for journalists to reference time and time again.NEW TO THIS EDITION:- Blogging and microblogging have been merged into one chapter for readers to conveniently reference blogging information. - Crowdsourcing and managing news as a conversation are discussed in the same chapter to help readers effectively build and manage online communities. - New tools and software featured throughout, including Twitter, LinkedIn, SoundCloud, and more, show readers how to leverage digital technology in an ever-changing media landscape. - Six new Newsroom Innovators installments contributed by digital pioneers from leading news outlets including The New York Times, NPR, CNN, and CNBC go behind the scenes to share valuable tips and suggestions.KEY FEATURES:- NNewsroom Innovators: Go behind the scenes with top professionals who share valuable tips and suggestions.- Drilling Down: Breakout boxes help readers move beyond the basics to more technical and advanced concepts.- Get Going Checklists: Learn by doing. Step-by-step instructions allow readers to jump right in.- Visual graphics of supplemental how-to instructions illustrate ways that news sites are effectively using technology.