In this review, I shall be comparing this university’s own news site, Rising East, and the other site I shall be comparing is that of the Daily Mail, one of the UK’s most popular and highly read tabloid newspapers. They both use the same style consisting of mostly white space against black text, akin to […]Read more "Comparative review of two news sites"
First story With the recent wave of livestreaming apps such as Twitter’s Periscope and Meerkat, it’s even more convenient than ever to cover a story. Say a reporter happened across a newsworthy event and wanted to cover it but didn’t have a camera crew with them, they could simply open the app and do a […]Read more "Three brief multimedia journalism-related news stories"
First comment One of the most important multimedia journalism themes is non-profit online journalism, simply referred to as ‘amateur journalism’. It is a form of journalism that can be written by anybody, regardless of their standing within the field of journalism, if someone wants to write a news story for others to read online they […]Read more "Two comments on multimedia journalism themes"
Thornburg (2011), pp. 135-166 This is a review of a section in Thornburg’s 2011 book, which covers how to properly conduct research on the internet, as well as using social media to make contacts and collect information for stories. Conducting research for an article on the internet is both a good move and at the […]Read more "Seminar reading summary 2"
Hill and Lashmar (2014), pp. 47-64 This is a review of a section from the 2014 book by Hill and Lashmar, in which they talk about ‘online’ readers and ‘offline’ readers and the differences between them, such as reading speed and attention span. It also covers the steps that journalists should take into consideration when […]Read more "Seminar reading summary 1"