Bringing together industry experts from across platforms and journalism specialisms, Convergent Journalism: An Introduction is the pioneering textbook on practicing journalism in today’s multimedia landscape.

Convergent Journalism combines practical skills with a solid ethical framework. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and features lively examples, exercises and breakout boxes to aid learning and retention. Written from the perspective of a responsible and audience-centric form of journalism and demonstrating ways journalists can use new media tools as both senders and receivers, this fourth edition features:

  • Completely revised chapters on social media, digital journalism, and law
  • Additional discussion questions and exercises in every chapter
  • Updated examples throughout

This book is an invaluable resource for students enrolled in courses such as Convergent Journalism, Digital Media, Online Journalism, and Multimedia Journalism.

chapter 2|15 pages

Writing across Platforms

chapter 3|12 pages

Finding Stories

chapter 4|16 pages

Reporting beyond the Basics

chapter 5|10 pages

Structure and Storytelling

chapter 6|21 pages


chapter 7|18 pages

Information Graphics

chapter 9|15 pages

Data Journalism

chapter 10|13 pages

Social Media

chapter 11|11 pages

Multimedia Journalism

chapter 13|11 pages

Ethics in the Digital Age