News: Reporting and Writing / Edition 1

News: Reporting and Writing / Edition 1

by Alfred Lorenz, Alfred L. Lorenz, John H. Vivian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205139752

ISBN-13: 9780205139750

Pub. Date: 08/15/1995

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

In NEWS: Reporting and Writing, Lorenz and Vivian fully integrate coverage of writing for newspaper, radio, television, and public relations. NEWS is intended for beginning writing and reporting courses in departments of journalism or mass communication, whether they take an integrated media writing or straight-forward…  See more details below

Overview

In NEWS: Reporting and Writing, Lorenz and Vivian fully integrate coverage of writing for newspaper, radio, television, and public relations. NEWS is intended for beginning writing and reporting courses in departments of journalism or mass communication, whether they take an integrated media writing or straight-forward news-editorial approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205139750
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/15/1995
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Applying News Skills in Mass Media Careers2
Ch. 2Deciding What Makes News12
Ch. 3Starting the Spot News Story36
Ch. 4Fixing Weak and Troubled Leads66
Ch. 5Organizing the News Story90
Ch. 6Incorporating Other People's Words114
Ch. 7Making Your Writing Likeable136
Ch. 8Building Color into News Stories154
Ch. 9Using the Language Effectively172
Ch. 10Following Up and Expanding198
Ch. 11Fitting into the Organization218
Ch. 12Getting a Job242
Ch. 13Writing and Rewriting for Public Relations260
Ch. 14Reporting Accidents, Calamities, and Death292
Ch. 15Reporting Public Speech320
Ch. 16Preparing for the Interview350
Ch. 17Conducting the Interview370
Ch. 18Gathering News with Documents388
Ch. 19Reporting with New Technologies414
Ch. 20Using Your Powers of Observation450
Ch. 21Covering a News Beat478
Ch. 22Knowing the Legal Implications502
Ch. 23Recognizing Some Realities About News532
Ch. 24Being Right Journalistically and Morally546
Story Formats578
Correction Symbols591
Style Guide592
Index605

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