The Online Journalism Handbook: Skills to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age (Paperback)

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The Online Journalism Handbook offers a comprehensive guide to the ever-evolving world of digital journalism, showcasing the multiple possibilities in researching, writing, and storytelling provided by new technologies.

In this new edition, Paul Bradshaw presents an engaging mix of technological expertise with real-world practical guidance to illustrate how those training and working as journalists can improve the development, presentation, and global reach of their stories through webbased technologies.

Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition features:

  • A new chapter dedicated to writing for email and chat, with updated case studies
  • New sections covering online abuse, news avoidance, and trust
  • Updated coverage of accessibility, inclusivity, and diversity in sourcing, writing for social media, and audio and video
  • New formats, including social audio, audiograms, Twitter threads, the "Stories" format, charticles, and "scrollytelling"
  • Expanded international examples throughout

The Online Journalism Handbook is an essential guide for all journalism students and professional journalists and will also be of interest to digital media practitioners.

The companion website for this book further enhances student knowledge through regularly updated case studies, real-time development reports, and in-depth discussion pieces from cutting-edge sources.

About the Author

Paul Bradshaw is an award-winning journalist who runs the MA in Data Journalism and the MA in Journalism at Birmingham City University, while also working in the BBC's Data Unit. He has covered developments in online journalism for over a decade on the Online Journalism Blog and is internationally recognised for his contributions to the development of data journalism in particular, working with organisations ranging from The Guardian and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism to Der Tagesspiegel and the Balkan Investigative Reporters Network. He is the author of a number of books and book chapters including Mobile-First Journalism, Snapchat for Journalists, and Finding Stories in Spreadsheets.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780367337353
ISBN-10: 0367337355
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 28th, 2023
Pages: 354
Language: English