The Online Journalism Handbook has established itself globally as the leading guide to the fast-moving world of digital journalism, showcasing the multiple possibilities for researching, writing and storytelling offered to journalists through new technologies.

In this new edition, Paul Bradshaw presents an engaging mix of technological expertise with real world practical guidance to illustrate how those training and working as journalists can improve the development, presentation and global reach of their story through web-based technologies.

The new edition is thoroughly revised and updated, featuring:

  • a significantly expanded section on the history of online journalism business models;
  • a new focus on the shift to mobile-first methods of consumption and production;
  • a brand new chapter on online media law written by Professor Tim Crook of Goldsmiths, University of London, UK;
  • a redeveloped section on interactivity, with an introduction to coding for journalists;
  • advice on the journalistic uses of vertical video, live video, 360 and VR.

The Online Journalism Handbook is a guide for all journalism students and professional journalists, as well as being of key interest to digital media practitioners.

chapter 1|4 pages

Introduction to the second edition

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 3|21 pages

Finding leads and sources online

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 4|27 pages

Writing for the web

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 5|35 pages

Writing for social media and chat apps

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 6|25 pages

Liveblogging and mobile journalism

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 7|27 pages

Online audio

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 8|34 pages

Introduction to online media law

ByPaul Bradshaw, Tim Crook

chapter 9|30 pages

Online video

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 10|31 pages

Data journalism

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 11|42 pages

Interactivity and code

ByPaul Bradshaw

chapter 12|22 pages

Community, social media management and user-generated content

ByPaul Bradshaw