Online Newsgathering, by S. Quinn and S. Lamble

February 27, 2009

newsgathering1Stephen Quin and Stephen Lamble have published a book on  how the Internet is changing journalism The title is Online newsgathering. Research and reporting for journalism. In this book, the authors alaysed how technology is changing the journalists’ routines, how blog are and increasing tool for research and newsgathering, or how to find trustful information beyond Google.

The book analyses citizen-jorunalism and used-generated content, and wonders how to evaluate information quality. Finally, some chapters are dedicated to Computer-Assisted Reporting. The handbook gives as well a chapter which gathers useful websites and links for journalists.  


Quinn, Stephen; Lamble, Stephen. Online newsgathering. research and reporting for journalism. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-240-80851-2