Table of Content
 

 

1. Journalism

1.1 Journalism Introduction

1.2 History of Journalism

1.3 Types of Journalism

1.4 Journalism Ethics and Standards

1.5 Legal status

2. Online Journalism

2.1 Online Journalism Introduction

2.2 History

2.3 Impact on Readers

2.4 Impact on Publishers

2.5 Characteristics of online journalism

2.6 Work outside traditional press

2.7 Blogs

2.8 Citizen Journalism

2.9 Legal Issues

3. Communication Skills

3.1 Basics of Communication

3.2 Communication types

3.3 Communication Barriers

3.4 Verbal Communication

3.5 Non-Verbal Communication

3.6 Communication Skills Development

4. Written Communication Skills

4.1 Definition

4.2 Need for written communication

4.3 Elements of Good Writing

4.4 Contents of Written Communication

4.5 Audience and Format

4.6 Composition and Style

4.7 Structure

4.8 Grammatical Errors

4.9 Proofing

4.10 The six ‘C’s of effective writing

4.11 Structuring the writing task

4.12 Rules for News Writing and Reporting

5. Computers Basics

5.1 Introduction - What is Computer?

5.2 Characteristics of computer

5.3 Commonly Used Computer Terms

5.4 Units of a computer system

5.5 Representation of information

5.6 Basic Operations of a Computer – Input, Process and Output

5.7 Input Devices

5.8 Output Devices

5.9 Storage Devices

5.10 Types of Software

5.11 Disk Organization Terms

5.12 Operating System

5.13 User Interface

5.14 Word Processing

6. Internet

6.1 Networking Concepts

6.2 Internet Terms (Hypertext, URL, Domain Name)

6.3 Web Browser and ISP

6.4 Upload and download files

6.5 Control of Internet

6.6 Email

6.7 RSS readers and feeds

6.8 Instant Messaging

6.9 File Transfer Protocol

6.10 Search Engine Optimization

6.11 Digital Audio

6.12 Digital Image

6.13 Digital Video

6.14 Podcasting

7. Online Reporting Process

7.1 The Report writing process

7.2 Prewriting

7.3 Basics of Reporting

7.4 Writing

7.5 Revising

7.6 Editing

7.7 Story Editing

7.8 Publishing

7.9 The Online Process

7.10 Tips for Writing

8. Blogs and Blogging

8.1 Blog Basics

8.2 History of Blogging

8.3 Types

8.4 Popularity

8.5 Blog and mass media

8.6 Blogs Advantages

8.7 Disadvantages of Blogs

8.8 Blogging Requirements

8.9 Blog Components

8.10 Important Terminologies

9. Online Storytelling

9.1 Storytelling Concepts

9.2 Workflow of Online Storytelling

 

10. Social Media Reporting

10.1 Social Media Basics

10.2 Facebook

10.3 Other Social Networks

10.4 Social Networks as a Source of News

10.5 Driving Traffic

10.6 Best Practices

11. Journalism Ethics

11.1 Basic Concepts

11.2 Common Elements

11.3 Self-Regulation

11.4 Ethics and Standards in Practice

 

12. Media Laws

12.1 Privacy

12.2 Obscenity and Bad Taste

12.3 The India Copyright Act 1957

12.4 The Trademark Act 1999

12.5 Prasar Bharati Act - 1990

12.6 Official Secrets Act - 1923

12.7 Information Technology Act – 2000

13. Other Online Journalism

13.1 Open Source Journalism

13.2 Civic Journalism

13.3 Citizen Journalism

13.4 Collaborative Writing

13.5 Indy Media

13.6 Embedded Journalism

14. Online Newspaper

15. Streaming Media

15.1 Basic Streaming Concepts

15.2 Evolution

15.3 Broadcasting Techniques

16. Electronic Publishing

16.1 Basic Concepts

16.2 Electronic Publishing Process

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