CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. News Journalism on the Net; 3. Integrative Media; 4. Media and Modern Interactivity; 5. New Media Professionalism; 6. Online Investigative Journalism; 7. Weblogs and Journalism; 8. Computer-assisted Reporting; 9. Digital Newspapers as World Wide Web; 10. Web-Research and Writing; 11. Automatic Online Journalism; 12. Internet Cafes and the Environment; 13. Computer Animation; 14. Digital Video; 15. Video Production; 16. Role of Multimedia in Compact Journalism; 17. Convergence of Literacy;
Advancements in digital technologies have dramatically altered the practice of journalism. Satellite and Video-phones, the internet, digital audio recorders and laptop computers allow instantaneous communication between most destinations in the world. The outcome is electronic journalism -a convergence of new media technologies, ultimately resulting in a change in the manner in which journalists of the twenty-first century deliver the news. The news environment has been significantly altered by electronic journalism, as news organizations now have the ability to gather, produce and transmit information readily and instantaneously to the public. Digital advancements have proved the immediacy of news, as journalists are able to broadcast live from any destination and are able to send images and video footage directly to newsrooms, via video-phones. This innovative book provides a clear understanding pf the principles and practices of electronic journalism. It provides perspectives on what electronic journalism is, where it came from, and where it may be going. It will be a valuable resource for all journalism students and an intriguing tool for anyone interested in the emerging trends in new media and journalism.