Journalism of ideas [electronic resource] : brainstorming, developing, and selling stories in the digital age / Daniel Reimold.

by Reimold, Daniel, 1981-2015 [author.]Looking glass; EBSCO Publishing (Firm) [supplier.]Looking glass.

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013.Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages) : illustrations.ISBN: 0203094328; 1136206299; 1299715621; 9780203094327; 9781136206290; 9781299715622.Subject(s): Citizen journalismLooking glass | College student newspapers and periodicals -- United States | Online journalism -- United States | Web publishing -- United States | Electronic booksLooking glass
Contents:
The idea stage -- A journalism life -- People stories -- Fresh perspectives -- Words, letters, and lots of ideas -- Timely ideas -- Trendy ideas -- Criminal ideas -- Location, location, location -- The local angle -- Building a beat -- Records reporting -- Data journalism -- Photojournalism ideas -- An immersion of ideas -- Idea lists -- Digital and mobile story mining -- Journalism hackathon -- Field notes -- The sales pitch -- Conclusion: rebellious reporter child.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-358) and index. Summary: "Journalism of Ideas is a comprehensive field guide for brainstorming, discovering, reporting, digitizing, and pitching news, opinion, and feature stories within journalism 2.0. With on-the-job advice from professional journalists, activities to sharpen your multimedia reporting skills, and dozens of story ideas ripe for adaptation, Dan Reimold helps you develop the journalistic know-how that will set you apart at your campus media outlet and beyond.The exercises, observations, anecdotes, and tips in this book cover every stage of the story planning and development process, including how news judgment, multimedia engagement, records and archival searches, and various observational techniques can take your reporting to the next level. Separate advice focuses on the storytelling methods involved in data journalism, photojournalism, crime reporting, investigative journalism, and commentary writing. In addition to these tricks of the trade, Journalism of Ideas features an extensive set of newsworthy, timely, and unorthodox story ideas to jumpstart your creativity. The conversation continues on the author's blog, College Media Matters.Reimold also shows students how to successfully launch a career in journalism: the ins and outs of pitching stories, getting your work published, and navigating the post-graduation job search. Related sections of the book highlight the art of freelancing 2.0, starting an independent site, blogging, constructing quality online portfolios, securing internships, and building a social media following"--Provided by publisher.Alternative form: Print version: 0415634660; Print version: 0415634679 (paperback); Print version: 9780415634663; Print version: 9780415634670 (paperback)Online access: Read this e-book from EBSCO
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Journalism of Ideas is a comprehensive field guide for brainstorming, discovering, reporting, digitizing, and pitching news, opinion, and feature stories within journalism 2.0. With on-the-job advice from professional journalists, activities to sharpen your multimedia reporting skills, and dozens of story ideas ripe for adaptation, Dan Reimold helps you develop the journalistic know-how that will set you apart at your campus media outlet and beyond.


The exercises, observations, anecdotes, and tips in this book cover every stage of the story planning and development process, including how news judgment, multimedia engagement, records and archival searches, and various observational techniques can take your reporting to the next level. Separate advice focuses on the storytelling methods involved in data journalism, photojournalism, crime reporting, investigative journalism, and commentary writing. In addition to these tricks of the trade, Journalism of Ideas features an extensive set of newsworthy, timely, and unorthodox story ideas to jumpstart your creativity. The conversation continues on the author's blog, College Media Matters.


Reimold also shows students how to successfully launch a career in journalism: the ins and outs of pitching stories, getting your work published, and navigating the post-graduation job search. Related sections of the book highlight the art of freelancing 2.0, starting an independent site, blogging, constructing quality online portfolios, securing internships, and building a social media following.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-358) and index.

The idea stage -- A journalism life -- People stories -- Fresh perspectives -- Words, letters, and lots of ideas -- Timely ideas -- Trendy ideas -- Criminal ideas -- Location, location, location -- The local angle -- Building a beat -- Records reporting -- Data journalism -- Photojournalism ideas -- An immersion of ideas -- Idea lists -- Digital and mobile story mining -- Journalism hackathon -- Field notes -- The sales pitch -- Conclusion: rebellious reporter child.

"Journalism of Ideas is a comprehensive field guide for brainstorming, discovering, reporting, digitizing, and pitching news, opinion, and feature stories within journalism 2.0. With on-the-job advice from professional journalists, activities to sharpen your multimedia reporting skills, and dozens of story ideas ripe for adaptation, Dan Reimold helps you develop the journalistic know-how that will set you apart at your campus media outlet and beyond.The exercises, observations, anecdotes, and tips in this book cover every stage of the story planning and development process, including how news judgment, multimedia engagement, records and archival searches, and various observational techniques can take your reporting to the next level. Separate advice focuses on the storytelling methods involved in data journalism, photojournalism, crime reporting, investigative journalism, and commentary writing. In addition to these tricks of the trade, Journalism of Ideas features an extensive set of newsworthy, timely, and unorthodox story ideas to jumpstart your creativity. The conversation continues on the author's blog, College Media Matters.Reimold also shows students how to successfully launch a career in journalism: the ins and outs of pitching stories, getting your work published, and navigating the post-graduation job search. Related sections of the book highlight the art of freelancing 2.0, starting an independent site, blogging, constructing quality online portfolios, securing internships, and building a social media following"--Provided by publisher.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Daniel Reimold is an assistant professor of journalism and a student newspaper adviser who has taught reporting, editing, and new media courses at universities in the U.S. and Southeast Asia.. He maintains College Media Matters (www.collegemediamatters.com), a student journalism industry blog affiliated with the Associated Collegiate Press, the largest and oldest U.S. student media organization. He is also the "Campus Beat" columnist for USA Today College and a contributor to Poynter, PBS MediaShift, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of Sex and the University: Celebrity, Controversy, and a Student Journalism Revolution .

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