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Principles of convergent journalism
Jeffrey Wilkinson
Paperback / softback
Oxford University Press
UK Publication Date

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.NEW TO THIS EDITION * Additional chapters on basic journalism skills, social media's impact on journalism, and the emerging business of convergent journalism* "Focus on Ethics" boxes that show how real-world events affect convergent journalism practices* Content has been edited throughout in order to reflect the latest practices and trends in journalism for all media platforms* A revitalized art program SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR INSTRUCTORSThe password-protected Companion Website ( features PowerPoint-based lecture slides, sample syllabi, and links to supplemental audio and video clips.SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR STUDENTSThe 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 packaged for free with Principles of Convergent Journalism, Second Edition (package ISBN 978-0-19-995856-6).

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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 dean for the division of humanities and social sciences.
He earned both his Master's and Ph.D. from the University of
Georgia and areas of interest include Web journalism, video applications, writing, and reporting.
Before that, he worked in radio and television news as a reporter, presenter, and talk show host.

August E. ("Augie") Grant is J. Rion McKissick Professor of Journalism at the University of South Carolina.
Grant is a technology futurist who conducts research, teaches, and writes regarding convergent journalism, media technologies, audience behavior, and media organizational behavior.

Second edition
Keyword Index
Reporters and reporting.|Journalism - Authorship.|Online journalism.|Broadcast journalism.
Country of Publication
United States
Number of Pages
vii, 311

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