News Writing and Reporting for Today's Media (Study Guide) / Edition 4

News Writing and Reporting for Today's Media (Study Guide) / Edition 4

by Bruce D. Itule
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070328765

ISBN-13: 9780070328761

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Real reporters and real situations feature prominently in the successful introductory news writing and reporting text. This comprehensive introduction to the basics takes a hands on approach that teaches students to write a story at the newsroom computer terminal then takes them out on the beat to the press box,the council chamber,the courthouse,the wire service…  See more details below

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Real reporters and real situations feature prominently in the successful introductory news writing and reporting text. This comprehensive introduction to the basics takes a hands on approach that teaches students to write a story at the newsroom computer terminal then takes them out on the beat to the press box,the council chamber,the courthouse,the wire service bureau and the press conference. Actual experiences and anecdotes of working journalists highlight the material throughout. The fourth edition is revised and expanded to include recent major news stories and new technological changes in news writing and reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070328761
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Today's Media1
Ch. 2Ingredients of News14
Ch. 3Summary Leads31
Ch. 4Special Leads49
Ch. 5Organizing a News Story65
Ch. 6Developing a News Story79
Ch. 7Quotations and Attributions90
Ch. 8Qualities of Good Writing113
Ch. 9Interviews127
Ch. 10Electronic Sources147
Ch. 11Written Sources167
Ch. 12Surveys181
Ch. 13Obituaries195
Ch. 14News Releases208
Ch. 15Speeches and Press Conferences219
Ch. 16Weather and Disasters232
Ch. 17Features247
Ch. 18Broadcast Writing262
Ch. 19Multicultural Reporting277
Ch. 20City Government294
Ch. 21Police and Fire313
Ch. 22Courts334
Ch. 23Sports363
Ch. 24In-Depth and Investigative Reporting379
Ch. 25Business and Other Specialties394
Ch. 26Law413
Ch. 27Ethics: Responsibility to Society438
App. AAssociated Press Style Rules457
App. BCodes of Ethics471
App. C: Glossary475
Permissions and Credits491
Index493

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