All the News : Writing and Reporting for Convergent Media
This newswriting book is the first of its kind as it aims to teach readers how to work in a convergent newsroom where they are required to report in print, online, radio and television formats. Readers will learn about ethics, being a responsible journalist and how to cover an increasingly diverse population-all while mastering the mechanics of communicating through different media.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 185.42 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 498.95g
- 15 Mar 2008
- Pearson Education (US)
- Boston, MA, United States
- black & white illustrations
Back cover copy
"All the News: Writing and Reporting for Convergent Media", 1/e Thomas Lieb, Towson University "All the News: Writing and Reporting for Convergent Media" aims to teach you how to succeed in a convergent newsroom where you will write for print, online, radio and television formats. You will learn about ethics, being a responsible journalist and how to cover an increasingly diverse population all while mastering the mechanics of communicating through different media. The first of its kind, "All the News" presents a fresh and realistic view of news writing in the 21st century. What reviewers are saying about "All the News: Writing and Reporting for Convergent Media" This book is top-rate for teaching media convergence. -Linda Thorsen Bond, Stephen F. Austin University This is THE book we ve been looking for Mass Media Writing; the total package! - Sonny Rhodes, University of Arkansas, Little Rock There is certainly a lot to like in this book, and I mean that sincerely. This textbook seems to have the best take on the role of new media in journalism today, and communicates it well. - John Carvalho, Auburn University This is the book that acknowledges the elephant in the living room and helps arm students with the information they need to be journalists in the 21st century. - Susan Brockus, California State University Chico This is the most readable, most workable journalism text I ve seen in many years. -Samuel W. Whyte, Montgomery County Community College MyCommunicationKitis an electronic supplement that offers book-specific learning objectives, chapter summaries, flashcards, and practice tests as well as video clips and activities to aid student learning and comprehension. Raw video coverage of breaking news events allows students to practice their storytelling skills in different media formats. Also included in MyCommunicationKit are Research Navigator and Weblinks that give you access to powerful and reliable research material. http: //www.mycommunicationkit.com (Access Code Required) "
Table of contents
PrefaceChapter 1: News in the Age of Convergence Chapter 2: Deciding What's News Chapter 3: Research and Interviewing Chapter 4: Writing Short News Reports and Leads Chapter 5: Writing the Basic Text Story Chapter 6: Writing the Advanced Text Story Chapter 7: Writing the Basic Online Story Chapter 8: Writing the Basic Audio StoryChapter 9: Writing the Advanced Audio Story Chapter 10: Writing the Basic Video Story Chapter 11: Writing the Advanced Video Story Chapter 12: Writing the Advanced Online Story Chapter 13: Key Story Types Chapter 14: Journalistic Principles Chapter 15: Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics Chapter 16: Writing in a Diverse Environment Appendix A: Print and Online Writing StyleAppendix B: Broadcast News StyleAppendix C: Associated Press Style