410 pages | 67 B/W Illus.
The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence remains the most comprehensive and widely used text on editing in journalism. This latest edition continues to shift the focus toward online multimedia as more and more people get their news that way. Amid these changes, the authors continue to stress the importance of taking the best techniques learned in print and broadcast editing and applying them to online journalism. The reality is that most people now often first learn of breaking news on Facebook or Twitter, and therefore the challenge for journalists in this new media world is distinguishing the quality and dependability of their work from all the fake news and propaganda memes, now so common online. This book is designed to help serious news providers produce a product that is well-edited and grounded in the best practices of journalism.
As another brilliant updating of a classic in the field, this latest edition of The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence teaches the tried and true techniques of editing and how to use them in our changing media environment. A must-read for anyone looking to become an editor.
- Jon Kraszewski, Seton Hall University, USA
Chapter 1: Editing For Today’s Changing Media
Chapter 2: The Editor and the Audience
Chapter 3: The Editing Process
Chapter 4: Macro Editing for the Big Picture
Chapter 5: Macro Editing for Legality, Ethics and Propriety
Chapter 6: Macro Editing for Grammar and Usage
Chapter 7: Micro Editing for Style, Spelling and Tightening
Chapter 8: Holistic Editing: Integrating the Macro and Micro
Chapter 9: Writing Headlines, Captions and Blurbs
Chapter 10: Using Photos, Graphics and Type
Chapter 11: Editing Newspapers
Chapter 12: Editing Magazines and Newsletters
Chapter 13: Editing for the Web
Chapter 14: Editing for Broadcast Media
Chapter 15: Editing in Other Fields