In this innovative book, experts on digital journalism share their perspectives on what digital journalism is, where it came from, and where it may be going. Addressing many important issues in new media and journalism, authors take on history, convergence, ethics, online media and politics, and cutting-edge technology, from multimedia web sites to global satellite capabilities. Digital Journalism is a valuable resource for all journalism students and an intriguing read for anyone interested in the changing technology of news.
Kevin Kawamoto has taught courses in digital media and computer-mediated communication at the university level and is a former technology studies manager at The Freedom Forum Media Studies Center. He currently works in health communication at a Seattle hospital.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Digital Journalism: Views from the Horizon Chapter 3 The History of Online Journalism Chapter 4 The Meanings and Implications of Convergence Chapter 5 New Technology and News Flows: Journalism and Crisis Coverage Chapter 6 Digital Photojournalism Chapter 7 Satellites, the Internet, and Journalism Chapter 8 Social Movements and the Net: Activist Journalism Goes Digital Chapter 9 Digital Government and an Informatics of Governing: Remediating the Relationship between Citizens and their Government Chapter 10 Online Medical Communication among Peers: The Net and Alternatives to Traditional Journalism Chapter 11 Conclusion Chapter 12 Multimedia Coverage: A Case Study and Exercise