The Online Journalism Handbook: Skills to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age
1 Jan 2011
How do we practice journalism in a digital world, in which the old 'rules' no longer apply? This text offers comprehensive, instructive coverage of the techniques and secrets of being a successful online journalist, both from a theoretical and practical point of view. Reflecting the vitality of the web, it will inspire you to acquire new skills and make sense of a transforming industry. Key Features: * How to investigate and break stories online * Learn to broadcast to millions using video and podcast * How to blog like a pro * Learn to manage and stimulate user-generated content * Include and use social media in your toolkit * How to dig out stories using data journalism * Rise to the challenge of citizen journalism * Make your journalism more interactive at every stage of the process * Dedicated chapter for Law and Online Communication The Online Journalism Handbook is essential reading for all journalism students and professionals and of key interest to media, communication studies and more broadly the social sciences.