Principles of Convergent Journalism by Jeffrey S. WilkinsonPrinciples of Convergent Journalism by Jeffrey S. Wilkinson

Principles of Convergent Journalism

byJeffrey S. Wilkinson, August E. Grant, Douglas J. Fisher

Paperback | June 20, 2012

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From iPads to smart phones to laptops, journalism's days of living solely on the printed page are over. Principles of Convergent Journalism teaches emerging journalists how to move confidently across media platforms, providing an essential guide to navigating today's complex media landscape. In addition to learning the basic reporting and interviewing skills needed for all media, students will learn how to repurpose broadcast and print news for the internet and how to incorporate convergent journalism techniques into other emerging media.SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR INSTRUCTORS:The password-protected Companion Website ( features PowerPoint-based lecture slides, sample syllabi, and links to supplemental audio and video clips.SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS:The Appendix on Style contains sixteen pages of review on AP Style, followed by nine quizzes (with an additional nine available to instructors for assessment) that are designed to break the task of learning AP style rules into more manageable sections; this comprehensive guidebook can be packagedfor free with Principles of Convergent Journalism, Second Edition (package ISBN 978-0-19-995856-6).
Jeffrey S. Wilkinson is a professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Houston Baptist University in Houston, Texas. Wilkinson is a specialist in international journalism with more than a decade teaching and researching mass media in China and Hong Kong. At United International College in Zhuhai he served two years as acting dea...
Title:Principles of Convergent JournalismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 20, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAbout the Authors1. Introduction to Convergent Journalism2. Journalism Basics: Writing, Reporting, Interviewing3. Convergent Journalism Skills and Roles4. From Print to Internet: Repurposing Content5. From Print to Internet: New Types of Content6. From Broadcast to Internet: Repurposing Content7. From Broadcast to Internet: New Types of Content8. Basics of Broadcasting9. Basics of Print10. Online News11. Social Media and Journalism12. Adding Multimedia to the Web13. Converging with Other Emerging Media14. The Business of Convergent Journalism15. Your Future in Convergent JournalismGlossaryIndex