Journalism and Mass Communications, College of


Book Review - Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing

Date of this Version

Spring 5-10-2011


Appeared on the Web site of the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, May 10, 2011, at Copyright 2011, AEJMC. Used by permission.


The Internet challenges journalists and journalism schools to keep abreast of technologies deployed to deliver the news. Feeding growing, voracious online news operations requires both traditional skills, plus the ability to deliver news quickly via smart phones, netbooks, and other devices using an assortment of software and online services.

Mark Briggs’ new book, Journalism Next, brings together the fragmented resources available all across the Web, neatly tying the technology to what journalists do: gathering and reporting the news.