The Online Journalism Handbook offers a comprehensive guide to the ever-evolving world of digital journalism, showcasing the multiple possibilities in researching, writing, and storytelling provided by 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 stories through webbased technologies.

Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition features:

  • A new chapter dedicated to writing for email and chat, with updated case studies
  • New sections covering online abuse, news avoidance, and trust
  • Updated coverage of accessibility, inclusivity, and diversity in sourcing, writing for social media, and audio and video
  • New formats, including social audio, audiograms, Twitter threads, the “Stories” format, charticles, and “scrollytelling”
  • Expanded international examples throughout

The Online Journalism Handbook is an essential guide for all journalism students and professional journalists and will also be of interest to digital media practitioners.

The companion website for this book further enhances student knowledge through regularly updated case studies, real-time development reports, and in-depth discussion pieces from cutting-edge sources.

chapter 1|2 pages

Introduction to the third edition

chapter 3|32 pages

Finding leads and sources online

chapter 4|30 pages

Writing for the web

chapter 5|37 pages

Writing for social media

chapter 6|25 pages

Email newsletters, chat, and curation

chapter 8|28 pages

Online audio

chapter 9|33 pages

Video for the web and social media

chapter 10|42 pages

Data journalism

chapter 11|30 pages

Interactivity and code

chapter 12|17 pages

Community, social media management and UGC