For at least a decade, media prognosticators have been declaring the death of radio, daily newspapers, journalistic ethics, and even journalism itself. But in Convergence Journalism_an introductory text on how to think, report, write, and present news across platforms_Janet Kolodzy predicts that the new century will be an era of change and choice in journalism. Journalism of the future will involve all sorts of media: old and new, niche and mass, personal and global. This text will prepare journalism students for the future of news reporting.
Janet Kolodzy teaches journalism at Emerson College and has worked as a reporter, writer, copy editor, and producer for newspapers and television news.
Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 I Mindset Chapter 3 1 Why Convergence? It's the Consumer Chapter 4 2 Consorting with the Enemy Chapter 5 3 Common Values, Common Goals Part 6 II Skill Set Chapter 7 4 Approaching the Story Chapter 8 5 Broadcast Basics: Write Simply, Think Visually Chapter 9 6 Print Basics: Value Plus Chapter 10 7 Online Basics: Tying It All Together Part 11 III The Next Wave Chapter 12 8 Participatory Journalism: Convergence Plus Chapter 13 9 News for Kids: The Next Generation