News Writing
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News Writing

by Anna McKane
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412919150

ISBN-13: 9781412919159

Pub. Date: 12/18/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Anna Mc Kane's News Writing is a pioneering book dealing exclusively with the all-important craft of writing news stories. The book deals fully with all aspects of writing news, including how to write a good intro, or first paragraph; how to order the information and assemble a winning story; and what language to use. It provides a step-by-step guide to

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Anna Mc Kane's News Writing is a pioneering book dealing exclusively with the all-important craft of writing news stories. The book deals fully with all aspects of writing news, including how to write a good intro, or first paragraph; how to order the information and assemble a winning story; and what language to use. It provides a step-by-step guide to constructing a story, with good and bad examples, and a detailed analysis of style, language, and grammar. There are checklists to help inexperienced writers to measure their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412919159
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

What Makes News
Gathering the News
The Intro
Structure Part 1
The inverted pyramid
Structure Part 2
The news story as answers
Structure Part 3
Avoiding narrative
Other new writing models or intros
Accuracy
The Language of News 1
Choosing the right words
The Language of News 2
Sentence structure, brevity and clarity
The Language of News 3
Grammar and punctuation
Subbing and presentation: The view from the bridge
Christopher Mc Kane, executive editor at The Times
Other models used on news pages

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