In the modern hyperconnected society, consumers are able to access news from a variety of channels, including social media, television, mobile devices, the internet, and more. From sensationalist headlines designed to attract click-throughs to accusations of bias assigned to specific news sources, it is more important than ever that the media maintains best practices and adheres to ethical reporting. By properly informing citizens of critical national concerns, the media can help to transform society and promote active participation. This title examines the impact of journalism on society and its responsibility to accurately and ethically inform citizens, and provides emerging research on multimedia journalism across various platforms and formats. Highlights topics such as investigative journalism, freedom of expression, and media regulation. For media professionals, public relations officers, reporters, news writers, scholars, academicians, researchers, and upper-level students.