Writing for the Mass Media, now in its ninth edition and in print since 1985, is now being offered by Pearson, the publisher, in a digital edition that downloads to all formats and devices. This book, which is used as a textbook for courses in about 200 colleges and universities each year, is one of • Read More »
Writing for the Mass Media – 9th editionNovember 1, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, Home, journalism, textbooks, writing.
Writing for the Mass Media will be a new edition — its 9th — next year. The new edition will maintain the same chapter outline (with some minor adjustments) as the 8th edition, but the material in the book will be expanded and updated. This new edition will be more closely tied to the book’s • Read More »
Inforgraphics: A Journalist’s GuideMay 11, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, textbooks.
Infographics is the only book to provide descriptions and examples of the proper use of graphic forms to present information. It presents an in-depth and straightforward approach to explaining the use of information graphics, offering coverage of a form of communication that is as important as writing.
The Complete EditorMay 11, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: textbooks.
The Complete Editor offers a basic, straightforward approach to learning the skills that a modern editor needs and to developing the mindset to be a good editor.
Web Journalism: Practice and Promise of a New MediumMay 11, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, textbooks, writing.
Web Journalism: Practice and Promise of a New Medium explores the current practices and future possibilities of Web journalism and examines the characteristics of the Web that distinguish it from traditional media.
Description of Journalism: Who, What, When, Where, Why and HowMay 11, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, textbooks.
Journalism: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How is a comprehensive introduction to the field, covering how news is produced and delivered, how news organizations work, and how audiences react to and interact with the news media.
A seventh editionMay 20, 2008 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, textbooks, writing, Writing for the Mass Media.
A textbook that goes into multiple editions can be like a child who grows up but doesn’t leave home. Textbooks can be funny things. If you write a textbook, you want it to be widely adopted so that about four years later the publisher will ask for a second edition (because, while your royalties don’t • Read More »