Chapter 01

Chapter Goals

  • To introduce you to the practice of online journalism
  • To discuss the advantages of online media for practicing journalism
  • To discuss the basic types of online journalism sites
  • To provide basic criteria for evaluating online journalism sites
  • To discuss the economic challenges facing journalism and how these challenges affect online journalism
  • To outline the organization of this book


The Long Tail:
U.S. Supreme Court:
Tampa Bay Online:
The New York Times:
Pew Project State of the News Media: