Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing / Edition 4

Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing / Edition 4

by Ted White
     
 

ISBN-10: 024080659X

ISBN-13: 9780240806594

Pub. Date: 02/25/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, technologies, and challenges of writing, reporting, and producing for broadcast journalism. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, this book contains writing samples from some of the most famous broadcast journalists, including Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Cokie…  See more details below

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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, technologies, and challenges of writing, reporting, and producing for broadcast journalism. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, this book contains writing samples from some of the most famous broadcast journalists, including Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Cokie Roberts, Eric Sevareid, Pauline Frederick, Charles Osgood, Paul Harvey, Betsy Aaron, Bob Dotson, Susan Stamberg, and Richard Threlkeld, who also discuss how they write and report.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240806594
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Broadcast news writing mechanics1
2Broadcast news writing style11
3More style rules23
4Writing broadcast copy32
5Color : the key to good writing43
6Radio news88
7Writing for the television newscast106
8Delivering the news117
9Finding the news134
10Broadcast news reporting146
11Reporting assignments166
12Covering planned events229
13Reporting live246
14Putting the television story together257
15The interview271
16Collecting information from documents284
17Computer-assisted reporting for broadcast312
18Developing sources328
19Specialty reporting336
20Ethics368
21More ethical issues400
22Tabloid journalism415
23Producing433
24Using the hardware449
25The job search in a changing industry467

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