• Language Arts & Disciplines

Entrepreneurial Journalism: How to Build What's Next for News


Author: Mark Briggs
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1608714209
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 320
View: 8018
Launch yourself into the new news economy. The digital revolution that provides so many options for news consumers also means massive opportunity for journalists. The trick: see the disruption as an opening you can attack. Entrepreneurial Journalism will inspire you with what's possible and show you the mechanics behind building a business. Working through eight clear and concise stages, you'll explore the secrets of successful news startups (including how they're making money) and learn how to be an upstart yourself, building an innovative and sustainable news business from scratch. Each chapter starts with a real entrepreneur's experience, teasing out how savvy and opportunistic journalists found their way to success. Mark Briggs then helps you size up the market, harness technology, turn your idea into a product or service, explore revenue streams, estimate costs, and launch. "Build Your Business" action items at the end of each chapter get you thinking through each step of your business plan. Discover how traditional news organizations are evolving and innovating, where the jobs are today and where the new jobs will be tomorrow. Learn from the pioneers, and become one.

    • Information technology

ICT4D Information Communication Technology for Development


Author: Parveen Pannu,Yuki Azaad Tomar
Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9380578091
Category: Information technology
Page: 296
View: 3371
he present book discusses how digital revolution can be used effectively for development. Every sector is involved — governments, academia, small and large businesses, large corporations, inter-governmental organizations, and non-profits and non-governmental organizations. ICTs can be a useful tool to support existing and new development activities. The book highlights the range of electronic technologies and techniques which are used to manage information and knowledge; it includes the 'old ICTs' of raido, television and telephone, and the 'new ICTs' of computers, satellite and wireless technology and the internet. Spread in twenty-five chapters the book combines conceptual framework with practical guidance explaining the different ICTs. It focuses on disseminating the theoretical and the practical knowledge about the old and new ICTs and using the specialized knowledge for development. The book aims to highlight the role of ICTs to empower people with skills related to media, technology, journalism and an ability to make decisions regarding convergence of ICTs, enabling them to improve their living standards and quality of life. The book is meant to be extremely useful for the students of Communication and Extension, Journalism, Mass Media, Home Science, Social Work, etc. This book provides a comprehensive overview on the information communication technologies. A prominent feature of the book is that it includes numerous examples in usage of ICT4D. — Asit Jolly, Asian Age "This book is a valuable addition to the body of knowledge on the link between ICTs and development. It is a must have for the students of mass communication and media practitioners!" — Raveen Thukral, City Editor, The Tribune "ICT4D endeavors to provide the link between ICTs and development, drawing on studies from various parts of India where ICTs have contributed to delivering development & examples from the world global in nature" — Ashu Phakey, COO, Dainik Bhaskar (Bhaskar Group)

    • Social Science

Global Media Ethics

Problems and Perspectives
Author: Stephen J. A. Ward
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118359828
Category: Social Science
Page: 344
View: 7105
Global Media Ethics is the first comprehensive cross-cultural exploration of the conceptual and practical issues facing media ethics in a global world. A team of leading journalism experts investigate the impact of major global trends on responsible journalism. The first full-length, truly global textbook on media ethics Explores how current global changes in media promote and inhibit responsible journalism Includes relevant and timely ethical discussions based on major trends in journalism and global media Questions existing frameworks in Media Ethics in light of the impact of global media Contributors are leading experts in global journalism and communication

    • Political Science

Making News in Global India

Media, Publics, Politics
Author: Sahana Udupa
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316300730
Category: Political Science
Page: N.A
View: 6022
In the decades following India's opening to foreign capital, the city of Bangalore emerged, quite unexpectedly, as the outsourcing hub for the global technology industry and the aspirational global city of liberalizing India. Through an ethnography of English and Kannada print news media in Bangalore, this ambitious and innovative new study reveals how the expanding private news culture played a critical role in shaping urban transformation in India, when the allegedly public profession of journalism became both an object and agent of global urbanization. Building on extensive fieldwork carried out with the Times of India group, the largest media house in India, between 2008 and 2012, Sahana Udupa argues that the class project of the 'global city' news discourse came into striking conflict with the cultural logics of regional language and caste practices. Advancing new theoretical concepts, Making News in Global India takes arguments in media scholarship beyond the dichotomy of public good and private accumulation.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

The Data Journalism Handbook

How Journalists Can Use Data to Improve the News
Author: Jonathan Gray,Lucy Chambers,Liliana Bounegru
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449330029
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 242
View: 9374
When you combine the sheer scale and range of digital information now available with a journalist’s "nose for news" and her ability to tell a compelling story, a new world of possibility opens up. With The Data Journalism Handbook, you’ll explore the potential, limits, and applied uses of this new and fascinating field. This valuable handbook has attracted scores of contributors since the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation launched the project at MozFest 2011. Through a collection of tips and techniques from leading journalists, professors, software developers, and data analysts, you’ll learn how data can be either the source of data journalism or a tool with which the story is told—or both. Examine the use of data journalism at the BBC, the Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, and other news organizations Explore in-depth case studies on elections, riots, school performance, and corruption Learn how to find data from the Web, through freedom of information laws, and by "crowd sourcing" Extract information from raw data with tips for working with numbers and statistics and using data visualization Deliver data through infographics, news apps, open data platforms, and download links

    • Technology & Engineering

Sound Reporting

The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production
Author: Jonathan Kern
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022611175X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 380
View: 2385
Perhaps you’ve always wondered how public radio gets that smooth, well-crafted sound. Maybe you’re thinking about starting a podcast, and want some tips from the pros. Or maybe storytelling has always been a passion of yours, and you want to learn to do it more effectively. Whatever the case—whether you’re an avid NPR listener or you aspire to create your own audio, or both—Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production will give you a rare tour of the world of a professional broadcaster. Jonathan Kern, who has trained NPR’s on-air staff for years, is a gifted guide, able to narrate a day in the life of a host and lay out the nuts and bolts of production with equal wit and warmth. Along the way, he explains the importance of writing the way you speak, reveals how NPR books guests ranging from world leaders to neighborhood newsmakers, and gives sage advice on everything from proposing stories to editors to maintaining balance and objectivity. Best of all—because NPR wouldn’t be NPR without its array of distinctive voices—lively examples from popular shows and colorful anecdotes from favorite personalities animate each chapter. As public radio’s audience of millions can attest, NPR’s unique guiding principles and technical expertise combine to connect with listeners like no other medium can. With today’s technologies allowing more people to turn their home computers into broadcast studios, Sound Reporting couldn’t have arrived at a better moment to reveal the secrets behind the story of NPR’s success.

    • Business & Economics

Out of Print

Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age
Author: George Brock
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749466529
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 1866
News and journalism are in the midst of upheaval: shifts such as declining print subscriptions and rising website visitor numbers are forcing assumptions and practices to be rethought from first principles. The internet is not simply allowing faster, wider distribution of material: digital technology is demanding transformative change. Out of Print analyzes the role and influence of newspapers in the digital age and explains how current theory and practice have to change to fully exploit developing opportunities. In Out of Print George Brock guides readers through the history, present state and future of journalism, highlighting how and why journalism needs to be rethought on a global scale and remade to meet the demands and opportunities of new conditions. He provides a unique examination of every key issue, from the phone-hacking scandal and Leveson Inquiry to the impact of social media on news and expectations. He presents an incisive, authoritative analysis of the role and influence of journalism in the digital age.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Journalism Next

A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing
Author: Mark Briggs
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506311032
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 368
View: 3860
The Third Edition of Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing is the most informed, practical, and succinct guide to digital technology for journalists. Author Mark Briggs’ forward-thinking techniques and accessible style prepares today’s journalists for tomorrow’s media landscape transformations. Readers will learn how to effectively blog, crowdsource, use mobile technology, mine databases, and expertly capture audio and video to report with immediacy, cultivate community, and convey compelling stories. Briggs helps readers quickly improve their digital literacy by presenting the basics and building on them to progress towards more specialized skills within multimedia. Readers will become equipped to better manage online communities and build an online audience. Journalism Next is a quick yet valuable read that provides a detailed roadmap for journalists to reference time and time again.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Entrepreneurial Journalism: How to Build What's Next for News


Author: Mark Briggs
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1608714209
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 320
View: 4972
Launch yourself into the new news economy. The digital revolution that provides so many options for news consumers also means massive opportunity for journalists. The trick: see the disruption as an opening you can attack. Entrepreneurial Journalism will inspire you with what's possible and show you the mechanics behind building a business. Working through eight clear and concise stages, you'll explore the secrets of successful news startups (including how they're making money) and learn how to be an upstart yourself, building an innovative and sustainable news business from scratch. Each chapter starts with a real entrepreneur's experience, teasing out how savvy and opportunistic journalists found their way to success. Mark Briggs then helps you size up the market, harness technology, turn your idea into a product or service, explore revenue streams, estimate costs, and launch. "Build Your Business" action items at the end of each chapter get you thinking through each step of your business plan. Discover how traditional news organizations are evolving and innovating, where the jobs are today and where the new jobs will be tomorrow. Learn from the pioneers, and become one.

    • Computers

Online journalism

principles and practices of news for the Web
Author: James C. Foust
Publisher: Holcomb Hathaway Pubs
ISBN: N.A
Category: Computers
Page: 271
View: 7827

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Can Journalism Survive?

An Inside Look at American Newsrooms
Author: David M. Ryfe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 074566413X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 230
View: 590
Journalists have failed to respond adequately to the challenge of the Internet, with far-reaching consequences for the future of journalism and democracy. This is the compelling argument set forth in this timely new text, drawing on the most extensive ethnographic fieldwork in American newsrooms since the 1970s. David Ryfe argues that journalists are unable or unwilling to innovate for a variety of reasons: in part because habits are sticky and difficult to dislodge; in part because of their strategic calculation that the cost of change far exceeds its benefit; and in part because basic definitions of what journalism is, and what it is for, anchor journalism to tradition even when journalists prefer to change. The result is that journalism is unraveling as an integrated social field; it may never again be a separate and separable activity from the broader practice of producing news. One thing is certain: whatever happens next, it will have dramatic consequences for the role journalism plays in democratic society and perhaps will transform its basic meaning and purpose. Can Journalism Survive? is essential and provocative reading for all concerned with the future of journalism and society.

    • Biography & Autobiography

Bad News

Last Journalists in a Dictatorship
Author: Anjan Sundaram
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385539576
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 208
View: 733
The author of the acclaimed Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo now moves on to Rwanda for a gripping look at a country caught still in political and social unrest, years after the genocide that shocked the world. Bad News is the story of Anjan Sundaram's time running a journalist's training program out of Kigali, the capital city of one of Africa's most densely populated countries, Rwanda. President Kagame’s regime, which seized power after the genocide that ravaged its population in 1994, is often held up as a beacon for progress and modernity in Central Africa and is the recipient of billions of dollars each year in aid from Western governments and international organizations. Lurking underneath this shining vision of a modern, orderly state, however, is the powerful climate of fear springing from the government's brutal treatment of any voice of dissent. "You can't look and write," a policeman ominously tells Sundaram, as he takes notes at a political rally. In Rwanda, the testimony of the individual—the evidence of one's own experience—is crushed by the pensée unique: the single way of thinking and speaking, proscribed by those in power. A vivid portrait of a country at an extraordinary and dangerous place in its history, Bad News is a brilliant and urgent parable on freedom of expression, and what happens when that power is seized.


    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Knightfall

Knight Ridder and How the Erosion of Newspaper Journalism Is Putting Democracy at Risk
Author: Davis Merritt
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814428672
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
View: 5543
With corporate balance sheets dictating what we read, freedom of speech is in peril -- and freedom itself may be compromised.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Feature and Magazine Writing

Action, Angle, and Anecdotes
Author: David E. Sumner,Holly G. Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118305140
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 344
View: 7400
Updated with fresh facts, examples and illustrations, along with two new chapters on digital media and blogs this third edition continues to be the authoritative and essential guide to writing engaging and marketable feature stories. Covers everything from finding original ideas and angles to locating expert sources Expanded edition with new chapters on storytelling for digital media and building a story blog Captivating style exemplifies the authors’ expert guidance, combining academic authority with professional know-how Comprehensive coverage of all the angles, including marketing written work and finding jobs in the publishing industry Essential reading for anyone wishing to become a strong feature writer Accompanied by a website with a wealth of resources including PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and Q&As that will be available upon publication: www.wiley.com/go/sumnerandmiller

    • Business & Economics

Alternative Journalism


Author: Chris Atton,James F Hamilton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 085702681X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
View: 1444
"A provocative, inspiring and challenging intervention in both journalism and media studies.... Alternative Journalism is that rare book that services students as much as scholars. It widens the trajectory of media studies and creates different modes of reading, writing and thinking... It offers an alternative history beyond the tales of great men, great newspapers, great editors and great technologies. It adds value and content to overused and ambiguous words such as "community" and "citizenship" and captures the spark of new information environments." - THE, (Times Higher Education) Alternative Journalism investigates and analyses the diverse forms and genres of journalism that have arisen as challenges to mainstream news coverage. From the radical content of emancipatory media to the dizzying range of citizen journalist blogs and fanzine subcultures, this book charts the historical and cultural practices of this diverse and globalized phenomenon. This exploration goes to the heart of journalism itself, prompting a critical inquiry into the epistemology of news, the professional norms of objectivity, the elite basis of journalism and the hierarchical commerce of news production. In investigating the challenges to media power presented by alternative journalism, Atton addresses not just the issues of politics and empowerment but also the journalism of popular culture and the everyday. The result is essential reading for students of journalism - both mainstream and alternative.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Writers' Rights

Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age
Author: Nicole S. Cohen
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773599770
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
View: 1557
As media industries undergo rapid change, the conditions of media work are shifting just as quickly, with an explosion in the number of journalists working as freelancers. Although commentary frequently lauds freelancers as ideal workers for the information age – adaptable, multi-skilled, and entrepreneurial – Nicole Cohen argues that freelance media work is increasingly precarious, marked by declining incomes, loss of control over one’s work, intense workloads, long hours, and limited access to labour and social protections. Writers’ Rights provides context for freelancers’ struggles and identifies the points of contention between journalists and big business. Through interviews and a survey of freelancers, Cohen highlights the paradoxes of freelancing, which can be simultaneously precarious and satisfying, risky and rewarding. She documents the transformation of freelancing from a way for journalists to resist salaried labour in pursuit of autonomy into a strategy for media firms to intensify exploitation of freelance writers’ labour power, and presents case studies of freelancers’ efforts to collectively transform their conditions. A groundbreaking and timely intervention into debates about the future of journalism, organizing precariously employed workers, and the transformation of media work in a digital age, Writers’ Rights makes clear what is at stake for journalism’s democratic role when the costs and risks of its production are offloaded onto individuals.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Journalism

A Critical History
Author: Martin Conboy
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761941002
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 246
View: 9441
Journalism: A Critical History provides a history of the development of newspapers, periodicals and broadcast journalism which: enables readers to engage critically with contemporary issues within the news media; outlines the connections, as well as the distinctions, across historical periods; spans the introduction of printed news to the arrival of the 'new' news media; demonstrates how journalism has always been informed by a cultural practices broader and more dynamic than the simple provision of news; By situating journalism in its historical context, this book enables students to more ful.

    • History

Covering America

A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism
Author: Christopher B. Daly
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558499113
Category: History
Page: 533
View: 9143
A lively history of American journalism from the colonial era to the present day