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Search: Theory and Practice in Journalism Online

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 164
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Journalism

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13 September 2013

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Whether uncovering breaking stories, finding reliable background information, or finding the right contributors for stories and packages, there is now a wealth of information available to journalists online - but where to...

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Whether uncovering breaking stories, finding reliable background information, or finding the right contributors for stories and packages, there is now a wealth of information available to journalists online - but where to begin? In Search: Theory and Practice in Journalism Online, Murray Dick provides a practical and theoretical overview of the journalistic research potential in various online tools. Written by a leading expert in the field, the book offers experience-based guidance into online search for journalism. Key features: - Up-to-date coverage of advanced search, the 'invisible web', social media, multimedia and the verification of online material- A critical overview of theory in online ethics, verification, and use of social media in journalism online- Original research into search theory, privacy, trust and rights issues online- Student-friendly pedagogy based upon professional practice and informed by experts in online researchSearch: Theory and Practice in Journalism Online is essential reading for undergraduate students of digital journalism, online reporting and journalism studies.

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Timeliness: Despite having been published last year, most recent competitor doesn't mention Twitter, nor other recent social tools in the context of journalistic research.
Overview of critical theory: This project aims to take an interdisciplinary approach, reaching across the fields of sociology, online search, information management, history and cultural theory
Scope: Deals sufficiently with forensic search
Visual element: accompanying ebook, and instructional videos, made available on a publicly available website to help illustrate the use of various online sources and techniques

1. Search in Theory
2. Search in Practice
3. The Invisible Web
4. Social Media Theory
5. Social Networks and Newsgathering
6. Multimedia
7. Bringing it all Together: Developing an Online Beat
8. Verifying Online Sources.

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Murray Dick is based at the Centre for Investigative Journalism at City University, London, UK and combines roles as an information officer, consultant in online research, visiting lecturer and freelance journalist.

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Murray Dick is based at the Centre for Investigative Journalism at City University, London, UK and combines roles as an information officer, consultant in online research, visiting lecturer and freelance journalist.

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