Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, Producing in a Converging Media World with Student CD-ROM and PowerWeb: Writing, Reporting, Producing in a Converging Media World with Student CD-ROM and PowerWeb / Edition 3

Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, Producing in a Converging Media World with Student CD-ROM and PowerWeb: Writing, Reporting, Producing in a Converging Media World with Student CD-ROM and PowerWeb / Edition 3

by C. A. Tuggle, Forrest Carr, Suzanne Huffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073268690

ISBN-13: 9780073268699

Pub. Date: 01/20/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Broadcast News Handbook enables students and professionals to become better writers and better broadcast journalists. Backed by 50 years of combined broadcast journalism experience, the authors provide helpful discussions on crafting language and becoming an effective storyteller. Topics addressed include "Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them";

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Overview

Broadcast News Handbook enables students and professionals to become better writers and better broadcast journalists. Backed by 50 years of combined broadcast journalism experience, the authors provide helpful discussions on crafting language and becoming an effective storyteller. Topics addressed include "Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them"; "Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings"; "Producing TV News"; and "Writing Sports."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073268699
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/20/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
291
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     xi
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xxi
Characteristics of Broadcast News Writing   C. A. Tuggle     1
Selecting Stories and Starting to Write   C. A. Tuggle     15
Writing Great Leads and Other Helpful Tips   Forrest Carr     31
Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them   Forrest Carr     53
Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings   Suzanne Huffman     63
Writing Radio News   Suzanne Huffman     83
Television News Story Forms-The VO   C. A. Tuggle   Forrest Carr     99
Television News Story Forms-The VO/SOT   C. A. Tuggle     131
Television News Story Forms-The Package   C. A. Tuggle     147
Writing Sports Copy   C. A. Tuggle     169
Producing TV News   Forrest Carr     181
The Care and Feeding of Television Live Shots   Forrest Carr     221
Why We Fight   Forrest Carr     237
The Brave New World of Multimedia Convergence   Forrest Carr     257
So You Want a Job? The Art of the Resume   Forrest Carr     273
Word Usage and GrammarGuide   C. A. Tuggle     A1
Legal and Privacy FAQs   Forrest Carr     A27
Glossary     G1
Index     I1

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