The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

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The Art of Editing continues to be the standard by which editing texts are judged, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available. Traditional newspaper editing forms the foundation of the text, while attention is also placed on the other areas in which journalists are increasingly finding jobs: online media, corporate magazines, broadcasting, public relations and advertising.

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The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence, 9/e

Brian S. Brooks, Missouri School of Journalism

James L. Pinson, Eastern Michigan University

 

The Art of Editing offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available. While traditional newspaper editing forms the foundation of the text, the Ninth Edition of The Art of Editing details the major changes revolutionizing the media industry and prepares you to work in convergent environments, where skill in print, broadcast and online operations is essential.

 

 

 

Features of the Ninth Edition:

  • Emphasizes online editing and editing new media toensure that you are prepared to work in a variety of contemporary media environments.
  • Discusses “citizen journalism” in a new section that reflects on the growing democratization of the media and what that democratization means for journalists and editors in particular.
  • Identifies the types of stories editors are likely to encounter in their daily jobs and the errors to watch out for, particularly when it comes to business, the courts, medicine, politics, and entertainment.
  • Reflects on the ethical issues and decisions you’ll encounter when editing for today's media.
  • Offers a separate student workbook to give you the opportunity to practice the strategies and techniques discussed in the book.

About the Author:

Brian S. Brooks has served as editor-in-chief of the Columbia Missourian and as European editor of Stars and Stripes, the U.S. military newspaper in Europe and the Middle East. He served as a faculty member and administrator at the Missouri School of Journalism for 38 years, the last 10 of those as associate dean for undergraduate studies. He continues to work part-time at the school. Brooks served as deputy director or director of the Dow Jones News Fund internship program at Missouri for more than 40 years. He is the co-author of four journalism textbooks and is a member of the Missouri Press Association Newspaper Hall of Fame.

James L. Pinson has worked for newspapers in Missouri, Colorado and Michigan and holds a doctorate in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism, where he also taught for six years. He additionally taught 25 years in the journalism program at Eastern Michigan University, where he is now a professor emeritus, and for 13 summers in the Dow Jones News Fund's internship program. In addition to this book, he and Brian S. Brooks are also co-authors of Working With Words: A Handbook for Media Writers and Editors along with Jean Gaddy Wilson (Bedford/St. Martin's).

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