A selected list of books about the media

TOPICS

-- Storytelling, Writing, Reporting
-- Multimedia, Production, Visual Journalism
-- Media Consumption, Transformation, Audiences
-- Ethics and Leadership
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Storytelling, Writing, Reporting

Alexander, Bryan. The New Digital Storytelling:
Creating Narratives with New Media.
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2011.

Associated Press. The Associated Press Stylebook 2013.
New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013.

Bayles, Fred. Field Guide to Covering Local News.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Blaine, Mark. The Digital Reporter's Notebook:
Reporting with Online Media.
New York: Routledge, 2013.

Bradshaw, Paul and Liisa Rohumaa. The Online Journalism Handbook:
Skills to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age.
Harlow, Essex, England: Pearson, 2011.

Briggs, Mark. Journalism Next:
A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing. 2nd ed.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.

Carroll, Brian. Writing for Digital Media.
New York: Routledge, 2010.

Clark, Roy Peter. The Glamour of Grammar:
A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2010.

.... Help! For Writers:
210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2011.

.... How to Write Short:
Word Craft for Fast Times.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2013.

.... Writing Tools:
50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2008.

Garcia, Mario. iPad Design Lab. iBooks edition.
New York: F+W Media, 2012.

Gray, Jonathan. The Data Journalism Handbook.
Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly, 2012.

Green, Susan C., Mark J. Lodato, Carol B. Schwalbe and B. Wiliam Silcock.
News Now: Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age.
Boston: Pearson, 2012.

Harrower, Tim. Inside Reporting. 3rd edition.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Henderson, David E. Making News in the Digital Era.
New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2009.

Lambert, Joe. Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community.
New York: Routledge, 2012.

Lester, Paul Martin. Digital Innovations for Mass Communications:
Engaging the User.
New York: Routledge, 2013.

Luckie, Mark S. The Digital Journalist’s Handbook.
Lexington, KY: CreateSpace, 2010.

Kolodzy, Janet. Practicing Convergence Journalism.
New York: Routledge, 2013.

Page, Ruth and Bronwen Thomas. New Narratives:
Stories and Storytelling in the Digital Age.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

Scanlan, Christopher and Richard Craig. News Writing and Reporting.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Thornburg, Ryan M. Producing Online News:
Digital Skills, Stronger Stories.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.
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Multimedia, Production, Visual Journalism

Bogost, Ian, Simon Ferrari and Bobby Schweizer.
Newsgames: Journalism at Play.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010

Bull, Andy. Multimedia Journalism.
New York: Routledge, 2010.

Costello, Vic. Multimedia Foundations:
Core Concepts for Digital Design.
Waltham, MA: Focal Press, 2012.

George-Palilonis, Jennifer. The Multimedia Journalist:
Storytelling for Today’s Media Landscape.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Hagen, Rebecca and Kim Golombisky. White Space Is Not Your Enemy:
A Beginner’s Guide to Communicating Visually Through Graphic, Web & Multimedia Design. 2nd edition.
New York: Focal Press, 2013.

Kobre, Kenneth. Videojournalism: Multimedia Storytelling.
Waltham, MA: Focal Press, 2012.

Lancaster, Kurt. Video Journalism for the Web:
A Practical Introduction to Documentary Storytelling.
New York: Routledge, 2012.

Potter, Deborah and Debora Halpern Wenger.
Advancing the Story: Broadcast Journalism in a Multimedia World. 2nd ed.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Thornburg, Ryan. Producing Online News:
Digital Skills, Stronger Stories.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Tompkins, Al. Aim for the Heart:
Write, Shoot, Report and Produce for TV and Multimedia.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Wong, Dona M. The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2010.
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Media Consumption, Transformation, Audiences

Boczkowski, Pablo J. News at Work:
Imitation in an Age of Information Abundance.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Briggs, Mark. Entrepreneurial Journalism.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.

Craig, David. Excellence in Online Journalism:
Exploring Current Practices in an Evolving Environment.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2011.

Doctor, Ken. Newsonomics.
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2010.

Fenton, Natalie. New Media, Old News:
Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2010.

Folkenflick, David, ed. Page One: The New York Times
and the Future of Journalism.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2011.

Fuller, Jack. What is Happening to News:
The Information Explosion and the Crisis in Journalism.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Gillmor, Dan. Mediactive.
Farnham: O’Reilly, 2010.

Grueskin, Bill, Ava Seave and Lucas Graves. The Story So Far:
What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Herndon, Keith L. The Decline of the Daily Newspaper:
How an American Institution Lost the Online Revolution.
New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.

Jones, Alex S. Losing the News.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Kaye, Jeff and Stephen Quinn. Funding Journalism in the Digital Age:
Business Models, Strategies, Issues and Trends.
New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

King, Elliot. Free for All:
The Internet’s Transformation of Journalism.
Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 2010.

Kovach, Bill and Tom Rosenstiel. Blur:
How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2010.

Li, Charlene and Josh Bernoff. Groundswell:
Winning in a World Transformed By Social Technologies.
Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

McChesney, Robert W. and Victor Pickard, eds.
Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights:
The Collapse of Journalism and What Can Be Done to Fix It.
New York: New Press, 2011.

Mersey, Rachel Davis. Can Journalism Be Saved?
Rediscovering America’s Appetite for News.
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010.

Meyer, Philip. The Vanishing Newspaper:
Saving Journalism in the Information Age. 2nd. ed.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2009.

Moggridge, Bill. Designing Media.
Cambridge, MA; The MIT Press, 2010.

Noam, Eli M. Media Ownership and Concentration in America.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

O’Shea, James. The Deal from Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street
Plundered Great American Newspapers.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2011.

Pardue, Mary Jane. Who Owns the Press?
Investigating Public Vs. Private Ownership of America’s Newspapers.
Portland, OR: Marion Street Press, 2010.

Poindexter, Paula. Millennials, News, and Social Media:
Is News Engagement a Thing of the Past?
New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.

Quinn, Sara, Pegie Stark Adam and Rick Edmonds.
Eyetracking the News: A Study of Print and Online Reading.
St. Petersburg: The Poynter Institute, 2008.

Rosenzweig, Roy. Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Russell, Adrienne. Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition.
Cambridge: Polity Press, 2011.

Shirky, Clay. Here Comes Everybody.
New York : Penguin Press, 2008.

Singer, Jane B., et al. Participatory Journalism:
Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers.
Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Tewksbury, David and Jason Rittenberg.
News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Ethics and Leadership

Geisler, Jill. Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know.
New York: Center Street, 2012.

McBride, Kelly and Tom Rosenstiel. The New Ethics of Journalism.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2013.