Convergent Journalism an Introduction

Convergent Journalism an Introduction

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Learn how to deliver news in any and all media. This one volume teaches you how to master all of the skills needed to be a converged journalist. Don't think only broadcast or print. Think online, air waves, magazines, PDAs, cell phones and electronic paper. Convergent Journalism an Introduction explains what makes a news story effective today and how to recognize the best medium for a particular story. That medium may be the web, broadcast, radio, or a newspaper or magazine - or, more likely, all of the above. This text will explain how a single story can fulfil its potential through any media channel. Convergent Journalism an Introduction shows you, the news writer, editor, reporter, and producer how to tailor a story to meet the needs of various media, so your local news story can be written in a form appropriate for the web, print, PDA screen and broadcast.For breaking news online, the inverted pyramid form of reporting remains the best way to get information on the Web quickly and effectively. Journalism may evolve into two main forms: very short (breaking news online and news briefs on paper) and very long (magazine-style writing ... of synthesis and analysis may involve boiling down a huge amount of data and information into a few hundred words on anbsp;...

Title:Convergent Journalism an Introduction
Author:Stephen Quinn, Vincent Filak
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-08-26


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