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JournoLISTS

JournoLISTS

201 Ways to Improve Your Journalism

  • Author: Cedric Pulford
  • Publisher: 高寶書版集團
  • ISBN: 9780953643011
  • Category: Journalism
  • Page: 123
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Interviewing for Journalists

Interviewing for Journalists

  • Author: Emma Lee-Potter
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317232135
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 222
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Interviewing for Journalists focuses on the central journalistic skill of how to ask the right questions in the right way. It is a practical and concise guide for all print and online journalists – professionals, students and trainees – who write news stories and features for newspapers, magazines and online publications. In the age of digital journalism, where computer-based research is easily available, this new edition seeks to emphasise the value of getting out there, engaging with people directly and building relationships to create original and meaningful media content. Interviewing for Journalists highlights the many different approaches to interviewing, from vox pops and press conferences to news interviews and in-depth profiles. This third edition features brand new interviews with some of the most successful journalists in the industry, including Camilla Long of The Sunday Times, Heidi Blake of BuzzFeed UK, Brian Viner of the Daily Mail and award-winning freelance writers Cole Moreton and Stephanie Rafanelli. It covers every stage of interviewing, such as research, fixing interviews, structuring questions, body language, how to get vivid quotes and how to handle challenging interviews. The third edition of Interviewing for Journalists includes: advice on how to carry out face-to-face, telephone and online interviews; tips on taking notes, shorthand and recording interviews; guidance on dealing with different interviewees, such as celebrities, politicians and vulnerable people; interviewing tasks to put your journalistic skills into practice; a discussion of ethical and legal issues by Professor Tim Crook of Goldsmiths, University of London.

Byliners

Byliners

101 Ways to be a Freelance Journalist

  • Author: Cedric Pulford
  • Publisher: Ituri Publications
  • ISBN: 0953643093
  • Category: Freelance journalism
  • Page: 128
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A practical manual about freelance journalism for newspapers, magazines and the web, with additional content on TV, radio and book writing.

Journalism

Journalism

Principles and Practice

  • Author: Tony Harcup
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1473918138
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 288
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Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781446274095) To find out more and for a preview of the new edition visit https://study.sagepub.com/journalism Journalism: Principles & Practice remains the essential textbook for all students of journalism. With each print copy of the new third edition, you receive FREE access to the interactive eBook edition offering on-the-go access to a wealth of digital resources including video tutorials from the author. This book is the must-have guide to everything you need to know about how journalism works. The new edition is fully updated to cover the new essentials: social media, the impact of Twitter, and the need for an ethical approach. This book will equip you with all the skills and savvy you need to become the resourceful yet ethical journalists of the future. New and improved features will help you: Get to grips with the huge impact of social and mobile media on how we gather information and tell stories Grasp the rights and wrongs of journalism with a new chapter on ethics and regulation Learn how to make the most of your skills with tips from journalists such as Cathy Newman and Andrew Norfolk Think through ‘what would you do?' in a new feature that takes you into the real world of journalism at the end of every chapter This new edition retains its innovative two-column structure, stylishly blending theory and practice. As relevant to the newsroom as the seminar room, it is the one book you will need to take you through your degree and into your career as a journalist. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

The Data Journalism Handbook

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
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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

Business Journalism

Business Journalism

How to Report on Business and Economics

  • Author: Keith Hayes
  • Publisher: Apress
  • ISBN: 1430263504
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 248
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Business Journalism: How to Report on Business and Economics is a basic guide for journalists working in countries moving to open-market economies, students in journalism courses, journalists changing direction from general news reporting to business and economic reporting, and bloggers. It also explains the differences in technique required for general reporters to deliver business news for text, TV, or radio. Veteran journalist Keith Hayes, who has worked for such organizations as Reuters, PBS, the BBC, CBC, and CNBC, provides a quick reference to journalistic practice that covers everything from how to meet a deadline to getting answers from company or government officials who would rather not talk. It also provides background on specific knowledge that journalists should have to report on the business and the economy accurately and with insight. That includes understanding the major markets and how they work, learning to read a balance sheet, and getting the story even when a company or government sets up roadblocks. As Hayes demonstrates, effective journalists are story tellers who need to tell the story well while making certain they are providing the facts as they find them and understand them. Among other things, readers will also learn: How to write a business news story How to report business news on television How to report in a globalized business world How to get usable information from press conferences and briefings The basics of macroeconomics, the financial markets, and company-specific financial data How to dig for facts and get the story This book covers comprehensively the basics of business and economic reporting. With its insights and tips from Hayes and other veteran journalists, it’s a book that will remain on your shelf for years to come and help you acquire and cement career-enhancing skills. It will also help you hone your craft as you begin to write more sophisticated stories and take jobs of increasing responsibility.

Data Journalism: Inside the Global Future

Data Journalism: Inside the Global Future

  • Author: Acting Director of Newspaper Journalism at the Department of Journalism Tom Felle,Tom Felle,John Mair,Damian Radcliffe
  • Publisher: Theschoolbook.com
  • ISBN: 9781845496630
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 332
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Recent advances in digital technologies are allowing data journalists to find and tell stories in new and visually exciting ways, often working in collaboration with developers, statisticians and designers. It's a new frontier for many newsrooms, but not without its own teething pains. This much anticipated follow-up volume to the bestselling Data Journalism: Mapping the future features 30 chapters from journalists, developers and academics on both sides of the Atlantic and further afield. It is an essential primer for wannabe data hacks and others interested in the trade. The Editors: Tom Felle lectures at the Department of Journalism, City University London; John Mair is a journalism academic and former BBC director/producer; Damian Radcliffe is Carolyn S Chambers Professor in Journalism at the University of Oregon. Contributors include Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Google; Nick Phipps, an editor at Sky News; Helena Bengtsson, Editor, Data Projects at the Guardian; Megan Lucero, Data Journalism Editor at The Times and The Sunday Times, London; and Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University. Kathryn Corrick, independent consultant; Eva Constantaras, Internews; Andy Dickinson, University of Central Lancashire; Gavin Freeguard, Institute for Government; Adam Frost and Tobias Sturt, Graphic; Jan Goodey, Kingston University, London; Alexander B Howard, writer and editor, Washington, DC; Kathryn Hayes, University of Limerick, Ireland; Jonathan Hewett, City University London; Bella Hurrell and John Walton, BBC Visual Journalism team; Liz Hannaford, Manchester Metropolitan University; Gabriel Keeble-Gagnere, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia; Isabelle Marchand, data journalist, PRISM; Martin Moore and Gordon Neil Ramsay, Kings College London; Matteo Moretti, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Sanjit Oberai, Quintillion; AEndrew Rininsland, The Times and The Sunday Times, London; Zara Rahman, researcher and writer, Berlin, Germany; Emily Shackleton, digital journalist, London; Jonathan Spencer, BBC News; Nicole Smith Dahmen, University of Oregon; Jonathan Stoneman, former journalist at the BBC Word Service; and Jacqui Taylor, founder, FlyingBinary."

Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South

Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South

  • Author: Jonathan Daniel Wells
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139503499
  • Category: History
  • Page: N.A
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The first study to focus on white and black women journalists and writers both before and after the Civil War, this book offers fresh insight into Southern intellectual life, the fight for women's rights and gender ideology. Based on new research into Southern magazines and newspapers, this book seeks to shift scholarly attention away from novelists and toward the rich and diverse periodical culture of the South between 1820 and 1900. Magazines were of central importance to the literary culture of the South because the region lacked the publishing centers that could produce large numbers of books. As editors, contributors, correspondents and reporters in the nineteenth century, Southern women entered traditionally male bastions when they embarked on careers in journalism. In so doing, they opened the door to calls for greater political and social equality at the turn of the twentieth century.

Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century

Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century

Challenges & Innovations

  • Author: Robyn S. Goodman,Elanie Steyn
  • Publisher: Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin
  • ISBN: 9781587903885
  • Category: Journalism
  • Page: 496
  • View: 3563
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"Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations" sheds light on the present and future of journalism education worldwide and how to best prepare future journalists (and citizens) to cover the news. This one-stop text, reference book is a must-read for everyone interested in quality journalism education and practice.

Now Write! Nonfiction

Now Write! Nonfiction

Memoir, Journalism and Creative Nonfiction Exercises from Today's Best Writers

  • Author: Sherry Ellis
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101162759
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 352
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An essential handbook for nonfiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more! Beginners and seasoned writers alike will relish the opportunity to use the top-notch writing exercises collected in Now Write! Nonfiction culled from the personal stashes of bestselling and critically-acclaimed nonfiction authors like legendary essayist Gay Talese (Thy Neighbor's Wife), New York Times-bestselling authors Ishmael Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier) Reza Aslan (No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam), and Tilar Mazzeo (The Widow Clicquot), 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner John Matteson (Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father), creative nonfiction icon Lee Gutkind (Creative Nonfiction magazine), and many other top memoirists, journalists, and teachers of creative nonfiction, these exercises offer fresh ideas for every facet of creative nonfiction writing, from pushing through writers block to organizing a story, capturing character to fine-tuning dialogue, injecting new life into a finished piece to starting a new work from scratch. Now Write! Nonfiction will take you out into the field with creative nonfiction's master practitioners: *Peek inside Gay Talese's mind, as he shares the "writer's road map" he used to organize information for his classic book Thy Neighbor's Wife and his seminal essay "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold." *Learn from Reza Aslan why what you remember isn't as important as why you remember it the way you do *Explore the importance of cultural nuance in language with Ishmael Beah *Discover Lee Gutkind's simple trick, performed with a highlighter, that can help any writer identify whether their piece is truly showing action, or just telling An essential resource that will help writers of any level to hone their craft and get writing, Now WRite! Nonfiction offers over 80 quick, simple excersises trusted by top nonfiction writers to get their pen moving!

The American Journalist in the Digital Age

The American Journalist in the Digital Age

A Half-Century Perspective

  • Author: Lars Willnat,David H. Weaver,G. Cleveland Wilhoit
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Incorporated, International Academic Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781433128271
  • Category: Journalism
  • Page: 444
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More than a decade has passed since the last comprehensive survey of U.S. journalists was carried out in 2002 by scholars at Indiana University--and the news and the journalists who produce it have undergone dramatic changes and challenges. The American Journalist in the Digital Age is based on interviews with a national probability sample of nearly 1,100 U.S. journalists in the fall of 2013 to document the tremendous changes that have occurred in U.S. journalism in the past decade, many of them due to the rise of new communication technologies and social media. This survey of journalists updates the findings from previous studies and asks new questions about the impact of new technologies and social media in the newsroom, and it includes more nontraditional online journalists than the previous studies.

Magazine Journalism

Magazine Journalism

  • Author: Tim Holmes,Liz Nice
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446292037
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 200
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"For those of us who long ago experienced the magazine love-bite and have been battling the prejudice and scant attention shown this beautiful medium ever since, here at last is the book to set the record straight." - Nicholas Brett, Deputy Managing Director, BBC Magazines "At a time when magazines are undergoing active redefinition, this book represents a welcome intervention. It engages with a host of pressing issues in a manner alert to professional priorities while, at the same time, encouraging new ways of thinking about the challenges shaping this fast-moving field. Holmes and Nice are trustworthy guides, taking the reader on what proves to be a fascinating journey." - Stuart Allan, Professor of Journalism, Bournemouth University Magazines are the most successful media format ever to have existed: so begins Magazine Journalism as it traces how magazines arose from their earliest beginnings in 1665 to become the ubiquitous format we know today. This book combats the assumptions among media academics as well as journalists that magazines somehow don't count, and presents a compelling assessment of the development and innovation at the heart of magazine publishing. In magazines we find some of the key debates in journalism, from the genesis of 'marketing to the reader' to feminist history, subcultures and tabloidization. Embedding these questions in a thoroughly historical framework, Holmes and Nice argue for an understanding of magazine journalism as essential in the media landscape. Moving beyond the semiotic and textual analysis so favoured by critics of the past, the authors complete the story with an exploration of the production and consumption of magazines. Drawing on interviews with more than 30 magazine journalists across the industry, what emerges is a story of resilience, innovation and a unique ability to embrace new markets and readerships. Magazine Journalism takes the reader to the heart of key questions in the past, present and future of journalism and is essential reading for students across journalism and the creative industries.

Diet Fads, Careers and Controversies in Nutrition Journalism

Diet Fads, Careers and Controversies in Nutrition Journalism

How to Organize Term Papers, News, Or Debates

  • Author: Anne Hart
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595378234
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
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Do you need to write a school term paper on nutrition? Are you interested in how to find a journalism job, open a business, or learn to write and speak about scientifically-substantiated plant extracts, nutrition, health, or consumer economics communication? Can you bridge the gap between science and the consumer with understandable explanations? Here's how to write news or magazine articles in plain language about the science behind foods, supplements, or lifestyles for readers without technical training. As freelance writers, students, librarians, educators, parents, nurses, nutritionists, chefs, speakers, or current information researchers learn how to inform general magazine or newspaper readers about current scientific findings that help people better control their blood sugar, lifestyles, and nutrition. For example, diabetes is expected to surpass cancer and heart disease as America's leading killer by 2010. Learn how to write or speak in public about nutrition, consumer economics, current epidemics, or blood pressure issues for popular media. Practice here how to interview experts. Write actual questions you'd ask professionals. Ask to interview those with reliable information by sending a list of questions ahead of the interview. Gather speakers for conference panels by volunteering at professional associations' meetings. The nutrition glossary at the back of the book is a helpful resource for definitions. Shifting to another topic-attention deficit disorder-learn what nutrients and essential fatty acids help to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Can you write about or debate issues and controversies on the health benefits of phytocompounds? Examples of phytocompounds include quercetin and resveratrol. Can you find the words 'phytocompounds' and 'polyphons' in your dictionary? How would you discuss the words 'quercetin' and 'resveratrol?' Learn to define these terms to the general public in popular consumer magazines. Write news articles, organize debates, manage your term papers based upon the credibility of studies mentioning health benefits. Avoid food misinformation in the media. How do you explain the reduced cardiovascular risk and similar benefits of the latest nutrition-related research? Can you write in plain language for a magazine or newspaper how fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids, olive oil polyphons, and fruits, vegetables or herbs offers specific health benefits? If you're thinking about a career in consumer economics communication or nutrition journalism, or are a school librarian or educator, here's how to work with reliable resources.

Ethics for Digital Journalists

Ethics for Digital Journalists

Emerging Best Practices

  • Author: Lawrie Zion,David Craig
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135114234
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 228
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The rapid growth of online media has led to new complications in journalism ethics and practice. While traditional ethical principles may not fundamentally change when information is disseminated online, applying them across platforms has become more challenging as new kinds of interactions develop between journalists and audiences. In Ethics for Digital Journalists, Lawrie Zion and David Craig draw together the international expertise and experience of journalists and scholars who have all been part of the process of shaping best practices in digital journalism. Drawing on contemporary events and controversies like the Boston Marathon bombing and the Arab Spring, the authors examine emerging best practices in everything from transparency and verification to aggregation, collaboration, live blogging, tweeting and the challenges of digital narratives. At a time when questions of ethics and practice are challenged and subject to intense debate, this book is designed to provide students and practitioners with the insights and skills to realize their potential as professionals.

Media Management in the Age of Giants

Media Management in the Age of Giants

Business Dynamics of Journalism

  • Author: Dennis F. Herrick
  • Publisher: UNM Press
  • ISBN: 0826351638
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 399
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The emergence of giant media corporations has created a new era in mass communications. The world of media giants--with a focus on the bottom line--makes awareness of business and financial issues critical for everyone in the industry. This timely new edition of a popular and successful textbook introduces basic business concepts, terminology, history, and management theories in the context of contemporary events. It includes up-to-date information on technology and addresses the major problem facing media companies today: How can the news regain profitability in the digital age? Focusing on newspaper, television, and radio companies, Herrick fills his book with real-life examples, interviews with media managers, and case studies. In a time when all the rules are changing because of digital technology, conglomeration, and shifting consumer habits, this text is a vital tool for students and working journalists.

The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Author: Robert Trager,Susan Dente Ross,Amy Reynolds
  • Publisher: CQ Press
  • ISBN: 1506363237
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 704
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The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sixth Edition, by Robert Trager, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law with comprehensive coverage and analysis of key cases for future journalists and media professionals. You are introduced to key legal issues at the start of each chapter, building your critical thinking skills before progressing to real-world landmark cases that demonstrate how media law is applied today. Contemporary examples, emerging legal topics, international issues, and cutting-edge research all help you to retain and apply principles of media law in practice. The thoroughly revised Sixth Edition has been reorganized and shortened to 12 chapters, streamlining the content and offering instructors more opportunities for classroom activities. This edition also goes beyond the judiciary—including discussions of tweets and public protests, alcohol ads in university newspapers, global data privacy and cybersecurity, libel on the internet, and free speech on college campuses—to show how the law affects the ways mass communication works and how people perceive and receive that work.

Just the Facts

Just the Facts

How "objectivity" Came to Define American Journalism

  • Author: David T.Z. Mindich
  • Publisher: NYU Press
  • ISBN: 0814756131
  • Category: History
  • Page: 200
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Describes how nineteenth-century American journalists established the goal of objectivity as the professional standard, even when adhering to it limited or distorted the information provided, and how objectivity failed when facing issues such as racism

Journalism, fake news & disinformation

Journalism, fake news & disinformation

handbook for journalism education and training

  • Author: Ireton, Cherilyn,Posetti, Julie
  • Publisher: UNESCO Publishing
  • ISBN: 9231002813
  • Category:
  • Page: 128
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The New Censorship

The New Censorship

Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

  • Author: Joel Simon
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231538332
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 240
  • View: 1159
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Journalists are being imprisoned and killed in record numbers. Online surveillance is annihilating privacy, and the Internet can be brought under government control at any time. Joel Simon, the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, warns that we can no longer assume that our global information ecosystem is stable, protected, and robust. Journalists are increasingly vulnerable to attack by authoritarian governments, militants, criminals, and terrorists, who all seek to use technology, political pressure, and violence to set the global information agenda. Reporting from Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, and Mexico, among other hotspots, Simon finds journalists under threat from all sides. The result is a growing crisis in information—a shortage of the news we need to make sense of our globalized world and fight human rights abuses, manage conflict, and promote accountability. Drawing on his experience defending journalists on the front lines, he calls on "global citizens," U.S. policy makers, international law advocates, and human rights groups to create a global freedom-of-expression agenda tied to trade, climate, and other major negotiations. He proposes ten key priorities, including combating the murder of journalists, ending censorship, and developing a global free-expression charter to challenge the criminal and corrupt forces that seek to manipulate the world's news.

Convergent Journalism: An Introduction

Convergent Journalism: An Introduction

Writing and Producing Across Media

  • Author: Vincent F. Filak
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1317681592
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 246
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Convergent Journalism: An Introduction is a pioneering textbook that will teach you how to master the skills needed to be a journalist in today’s converged media landscape. This book shows you what makes a news story effective, and how to identify the best platform for a particular story, whether it’s the Web, broadcast or print. The bedrock tenets of journalism remain at the core of this book, including information dissemination, storytelling, audience engagement. After establishing these journalism basics, the book goes into great detail on how to tailor a story to meet the needs of various media. Vincent F. Filak has brought this second edition completely up to date through: A thorough reorganization of the chapters, which provides a newer, more practical approach focused on "how to do convergent journalism," rather than simply observing the current state of converged media. A number of new pedagogical features to improve learning and retention, including examples, exercises, breakout boxes and more. Coverage of additional topics such as issues of law and ethics in digital media, and also writing for mobile platforms and social media. A companion website with links to additional examples of quality text, images and multimedia for students, as well as an instructor site with a test bank, suggested exercises and discussion questions.