The Writing and Editing for Digital Media 3rd edition (PDF) eBook teaches high school and university student how to write effectively for digital areas — whether blogging, writing for an app, crafting a story for a site, or utilizing social networks to broaden the discussion. The workouts and lessons in each chapter assistance all trainees develop a strong understanding of the manner ins which digital interaction has actually presented chances for multi-directional interaction and vibrant storytelling. With this available guide and accompanying website, every trainee discovers not just to develop material however likewise to end up being cautious, innovative supervisors of that material.
Based on Brian Carroll’s comprehensive experience teaching a course of the exact same name, this modified and upgraded 3rd edition pays specific attention to chances provided by the development of social networks and mobile media. Chapters goal to:
- Teach finest practices in the locations of management, social networks technique, and usage.
- Teach communicators to approach storytelling from a multimedia, multi-modal, interactive point of view;
- Help communicators to put their audiences initially by concentrating on user experience, user habits, and engagement with their user bases;
- Assist digital communicators in comprehending the socially networked, progressively mobile, constantly-on, geo mapped, individualized media environments;
- Provide the standard ability of the digital author and editor, ability that move throughout all media and most interaction and media markets, and to do so in particularly journalistic and public relations contexts;
Updated with pedagogy and modern examples consisting of examples from the 2016 governmental election that Trump won, and a broadened take a look at utilizing social networks, the 3rd edition widens its scope, assisting digital authors and editors in all fields, consisting of marketing, public relations, and social networks management.
“In the latest edition of his textbook, Carroll does just what he promises: He keeps pace with the complex and often, as he says, a blurry world of digital media while maintaining a solid journalistic grounding in the fundamentals of digital writing and editing.” — Scott Warnock, Drexel University
“A superb presentation of conceptual frameworks grounded in practical examples, Writing and Editing for Digital Media 3e prompts students to bridge design with content, voice with style, and argumentation with ethics. The new and expanded coverage of data visualization, geo-mapping, and social media guides users to develop increasingly interactive and multimodal digital textbooks.” — Ashley J. Holmes, Georgia State University
“Digital spaces keep evolving. Social media constantly keeps changes. Adroit storytelling, precision writing and tight editing are forever. This textbook links foundational journalism principles with ambient media values to cleverly teach methods as content creators. Exercises and lessons are practical for identifying the underpinnings of writing through use of various platforms.” ― Margena A. Christian, the University of Illinois at Chicago
“The one ebook your college students will not want to get rid of when the course is over. Media studies, journalism, and multimodal composition students appreciate the combination of Carroll’s concrete advice in the context of his incisive appraisal of ever-changing new media landscapes. This is a tremendously versatile digital writer’s reference ebook that manages to be supremely practical and intellectually engaging at the same time.” — Heather Julien, Emory University