Digital Journalism Tools

Digital journalism strives for transparency while still including traditional journalism values. Digital tools can offer transparent storytelling by including more voices, sources, and documents in news content. These stories can increase audience engagement with real-time metrics and strategized social media posts while still holding up normative journalism values such as the need for experts, fact-checking, and timeliness. Converged newsrooms can use a combination of digital text, video, audio, and/or other multimedia products to deliver information in a timely manner to an audience. This can take the form of a Wordpress website/blog, podcast, and/or vlog/short form documentary via YouTube or other Internet products. Social media is still an emerging format that digital journalists can use to deliver information in a nontraditional format that focuses on smaller ...

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