Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge – 192 pages
Providing valuable guidance on how to combine journalistic writing ability with video practice, and offering information on key skills, Practising Videojournalism gives both students and practicing journalists access to a wide job market, and keeps them in step with the multi-skilled journalist demanded by the media today.
Vivien Morgan presents invaluable information on key skills such as:
Defining videojournalism and tracing its developments from its emergence in the 1980s to present day, the book examines satellite broadcasting, online new media and print journalism, as well as mapping the changing face of news
With end of section bullet points and summaries to highlight key concepts, Practising Videojournalism provides students and practicing journalists with both practical information and historical, technological and social context.
1. Towards a Definition of Videojournalism 2. The Pre-Video Era 3. Videojournalist Pioneers 4. Local TV: Videojournalists in Action 5. The Way News is Produced 6. Filming for New and Old Media 7. Videojournalism and New Media 8. The Future of Videojournalism