Download PDF by Stephen Quinn: Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism

By Stephen Quinn

ISBN-10: 0080553648

ISBN-13: 9780080553641

ISBN-10: 0240808517

ISBN-13: 9780240808512

Newshounds used to depend upon their notepad and pen. at the present time, specialist reporters depend upon the computer-and not only for the writing. a lot, if no longer all, of a journalist's examine occurs on a working laptop or computer. while you're journalist of any variety, you want to know the way to discover the knowledge you would like on-line. This ebook will enable you to locate declassified governmental records, statistics of every kind, basic and intricate se's for small and massive info amassing, and directories of topic specialists. This e-book is for the various reporters all over the world who did not attend a proper journalism institution ahead of going to paintings, these reporters who have been knowledgeable earlier than on-line study grew to become mainstream, and for any pupil learning journalism at the present time. it is going to educate you ways to exploit the web properly, successfully and comprehensively so you will continuously have your proof immediately and fast.Online Newsgathering:. displays the most up-tp-date considering. is pertinent to either and schooling. makes a speciality of what humans have to knowPlease stopover at the authors' significant other web site at http://computerassistedreporting.com for extra assets. *Written via a repeat Focal Press writer who has lived within the States, united kingdom and Australia educating journalism in schools and lecturing to pros around the globe on vehicle* packed with time-saving how to make each journalist extra efficient*The Pulitzer Prize for investigative and/or public carrier journalism has long gone each years seeing that 1989 to newshounds who used pcs 'significantly' in collecting and reading facts for his or her tales

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This is the public taking over where the professional journalist can't or won't go,” Bryan said. robotwisdom. org. December 2002: Trent Lott resigns as Senate Majority Leader over allegations of racist comments. Much of the outrage is generated in blogs. March 2003: A 29-year-old architect, Salam al-Janabi, publishes a blog, Salam Pax, from Baghdad about the impact of war on his suburb. It receives worldwide recognition. September 2004: The Kryptonite bicycle lock company spends $10 million upgrading locks.

A blog, then, could be defined as a personal online journal. With blogs, the most recent item is displayed first. A typical blog combines text, images, and sometimes sound with links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic. The word blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to add an entry to a blog. More members of the blog family are discussed in the next section. Moblog is an amalgam of mobile phone and blog. People produce these blogs using cell phones. They send or post images and text to the Web by sending an e-mail (sometimes called a multimedia message, or MMS) from their phone to a Web site set up like a blog.

Doing a profile of a business? Search for blogs about the business or the managers. com is one of the leading sites for tracking the blogosphere. It tells us what bloggers consider important and what ideas are attracting the most attention. It claims to report within eight minutes of a blog being published. 7 million links. A year later the number of blogs being tracked had surged to 60 million. With it you can find out what people on the Internet are saying about you or your company or products.

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