About the Book

Online Journalism 3e

Online Journalism

Principles & Practices of News
for the Web

Third Edition

James Foust

The third edition of Online Journalism prepares readers to be multi-skilled, multimedia journalists who can create stories for online news, post their stories online and make sure those stories get into the hands of users. It recognizes that readers may create online content for a variety of news organizations—from the online portion of legacy news organizations, to online-only startups, to blogs and news apps and more.

This useful book reviews the basic principles of journalism—such as objectivity, fairness and accuracy—while showing readers how to put those principles into practice online. Key features include a companion website, practical activities at the end of each chapter, screenshots illustrating key concepts and a Glossary.

About the Ebook

This book is also available as an interactive ebook. The electronic version of the book offers a colorful layout and matches the print book page for page. The ebook format offers additional features such as:

  • Tag links that take readers directly to this website for updates and additional information on that particular topic.
  • Active web links for all URLs cited in the text and additional journalism organizations mentioned throughout.
  • Digital note-taking and bookmarking.
  • Full-color layout.