Exploring Transmedia Journalism in the Digital Age

Exploring Transmedia Journalism in the Digital Age

Renira Rampazzo Gambarato (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia) and Geane C. Alzamora (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 348
ISBN13: 9781522537816|ISBN10: 1522537813|EISBN13: 9781522537823|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3781-6

Description

Since the advent of digitization, the conceptual confusion surrounding the semantic galaxy that comprises the media and journalism universes has increased. Journalism across several media platforms provides rapidly expanding content and audience engagement that assist in enhancing the journalistic experience.

Exploring Transmedia Journalism in the Digital Age provides emerging research on multimedia journalism across various platforms and formats using digital technologies. While highlighting topics, such as immersive journalism, nonfictional narratives, and design practice, this book explores the theoretical and critical approaches to journalism through the lens of various technologies and media platforms. This book is an important resource for scholars, graduate and undergraduate students, and media professionals seeking current research on media expansion and participatory journalism.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Design Practice
  • Immersive Journalism
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Journalism Project Design
  • Newsworthiness Criteria
  • Nonfictional Narratives
  • Planned Event Journalism
  • Serial Podcast
  • Urban Fabric
  • Viral News

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Renira Rampazzo Gambarato is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, in Moscow, Russia. Her Post-doctorate in Film Studies is from Concordia University, Canada and she holds a PhD in Communication and Semiotics from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil; a MA in Communication and Semiotics also from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and a BA in Industrial Design from São Paulo State University, Brazil.
Dr. Geane Carvalho Alzamora is Professor in the Social Communication Department at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil and Researcher of CNPq, Brazil (CNPq Productivity Scholarship, process: 311914/2016). Her Post-doctorate is from Pompeu Fabra University, Spain. She holds a PhD in Communication and Semiotics from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil; a MA in Communication and Semiotics also from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and a BA in Journalism from Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.