Journalism in the Digital Age: Theory and Practice for Broadcast, Print and On-line Media

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Focal Press, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 349 pages
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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.

Combines skills and theory for radio, TV, print and on-line media
Shows how journalists can work with converged media
Gives essential theory, ethics, law and management skills alongside the practical techniques: interviewing, writing, reporting and newsgathering

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Foundation Head of Journalism at Staffordshire University. He formerly worked in broadcast journalism in England and Australia, and broadcast training in Singapore.

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