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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205139750
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/15/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.01 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Applying News Skills in Mass Media Careers 2
Ch. 2 Deciding What Makes News 12
Ch. 3 Starting the Spot News Story 36
Ch. 4 Fixing Weak and Troubled Leads 66
Ch. 5 Organizing the News Story 90
Ch. 6 Incorporating Other People's Words 114
Ch. 7 Making Your Writing Likeable 136
Ch. 8 Building Color into News Stories 154
Ch. 9 Using the Language Effectively 172
Ch. 10 Following Up and Expanding 198
Ch. 11 Fitting into the Organization 218
Ch. 12 Getting a Job 242
Ch. 13 Writing and Rewriting for Public Relations 260
Ch. 14 Reporting Accidents, Calamities, and Death 292
Ch. 15 Reporting Public Speech 320
Ch. 16 Preparing for the Interview 350
Ch. 17 Conducting the Interview 370
Ch. 18 Gathering News with Documents 388
Ch. 19 Reporting with New Technologies 414
Ch. 20 Using Your Powers of Observation 450
Ch. 21 Covering a News Beat 478
Ch. 22 Knowing the Legal Implications 502
Ch. 23 Recognizing Some Realities About News 532
Ch. 24 Being Right Journalistically and Morally 546
Story Formats 578
Correction Symbols 591
Style Guide 592
Index 605
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