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Social Media for Journalists

1st Edition

Principles and Practice

Megan Knight; Clare Cook
eISBN-13: 9781446291191

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"Untangles the jargon and sets out the route-map for how the social network can enable us to become major contributors to the multiplatform digital age. The right message, the right time - this is the right book for taking advantage of it all." - Jon Snow, Channel 4 News

The essential guide to understanding and harnessing the tools of journalism today, Meagan Knight and Clare Cook show you how to master the enduring rules of good practice and the new techniques of social media.
 The book gives a thorough guide to principles and practice, including:

How to find, write and break stories with social media
An online journalism toolkit to get you started
Using crowdsourcing to find and follow stories
Getting on top of user-generated content
The ins and outs of copyright and ethics
Building your brand and making money
The new economy of journalism and how to get ahead.

More than a simple ′how-to′ guide, this book takes you to the next level with its integration of theory and practice. It is a one-stop guide for students and practitioners of journalism.

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ISBNs 9781446211137, 9781446211137, 9781446211137, 9781446211120, 9781446211120, 9781446291191, 9781446281543, 1446291197
Language English
Number of Pages 288
Edition 1st