Broadcast News: Writing and Reporting / Edition 2

Broadcast News: Writing and Reporting / Edition 2

by Peter Mayeux, Mayeux
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697201511

ISBN-13: 9780697201515

Pub. Date: 08/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Broadcast News: Writing and Reporting,Second Edition thoroughly introduces students to the basic techniques and approaches used in broadcast newswriting and reporting,to broadcast journalists responsibilities,and to the legal and ethical issues related to the field. The text's comprehensive scope gives students a clear understanding of the reality of working as…  See more details below

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Broadcast News: Writing and Reporting,Second Edition thoroughly introduces students to the basic techniques and approaches used in broadcast newswriting and reporting,to broadcast journalists responsibilities,and to the legal and ethical issues related to the field. The text's comprehensive scope gives students a clear understanding of the reality of working as broadcast journalists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697201515
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Edition description:
2nd ed [rev.]
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
Importance of News
Expectations of News Reports
News Judgment
News in the '90s
Special Characteristics of Broadcast News
New Technologies
The Future
Summary
Exercises
Part I Writing
2 Broadcast Newswriting Style
Spelling
Capitalization
Typing
Split Words and Sentences
Punctuation
Emphasis
Pronouncers
Numbers
Abbreviations
Acronyms
Attribution
Corrections and Broadcast Editing Marks
Computers in the Newsroom/Summary
Exercises
3 Broadcast News Copy Mechanics and Scripting Formats
Copy Mechanics
Radio Scripting Formats
Television Scripting Formats
Summary
Exercises
4 Leads
Need for Leads
Choosing the Lead
Types of Leads
Writing the Lead
Summary
Exercises
5 Story Structure
Process
Information Selection and Placement
Form
Patterns
Pace, Rhythm, Flow
Summary
Exercises
6 Words
Essentials
Meanings
Usage
Summary
Exercises
7 Sentences
Structure
Clarity
Pace, Rhythm, and Flow
Summary
Exercises
8 Rewriting Copy
Basic Rewriting Techniques
Applications
Summary
Exercises
(and more...)

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