Telling the Story / Edition 3

Telling the Story / Edition 3

by Missouri Group, Brian S. Brooks, Don Ranly, George Kennedy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312431872

ISBN-13: 9780312431877

Pub. Date: 10/18/2006

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Out of the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism, the world's first journalism school, and from the bestselling authors of News Reporting and Writing, comes Telling the Story. This concise text uses The Missouri Group's straightforward, no-nonsense approach to stress the fundamentals -- the beat-driven and well-written stories essential for any

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Out of the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism, the world's first journalism school, and from the bestselling authors of News Reporting and Writing, comes Telling the Story. This concise text uses The Missouri Group's straightforward, no-nonsense approach to stress the fundamentals -- the beat-driven and well-written stories essential for any print, broadcast, and online news reporting and writing. The book stays on the cutting edge by preparing students for the realities of today's newsrooms -- offering the best coverage of online journalism, a new focus on citizen journalism, and even more on media convergence and new technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312431877
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/18/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. JOURNALISM AND JOURNALISTS
1. The Nature of News
2. Convergence and the Changing Media Industry

PART II. REPORTING TOOLS
3. Interviewing
4. Computer-Assisted Reporting
5. Reporting with Numbers

PART III. STORYTELLING
6. The Inverted Pyramid
7. Beyond the Inverted Pyramid

PART IV. COVERING AND WRITING NEWS
8. Speeches, News Conferences and Meetings
9. Other Types of Basic Stories
10. Beat Reporting

PART V. MEDIA WRITING
11. Writing News for Radio and Television
12. Writing for Public Relations
13. Writing Online
14. Law
15. Ethics

APPENDICES
Copy Editing and Proofreading Symbols Wire Service Style Summary
20 Most-Common Errors of Grammar and Punctuation Crisis Coverage: An Interactive CD-ROM Journalism Simulation

Glossary
Index

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