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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312431877
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 10/18/2006
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

BRIAN S. BROOKS is a professor and chairman of the Editorial Department at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. For Bedford/St. Martin's he is coauthor of News Reporting and Writing (2005) and Working with Words (2006).

GEORGE KENNEDY is a professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, coauthor of News Reporting and Writing (2005), a former managing editor of the Columbia Missourian, and was bureau chief for the Miami Herald.

DARYL R. MOEN is professor of journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and former editor of three daily newspapers. For Bedford/St. Martin's Moen is coauthor of News Reporting and Writing (2005) and Beyond the Inverted Pyramid (1993).

DON RANLY is professor of journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and director of the magazine sequence. For Bedford/St. Martins he is coauthor of News Reporting and Writing (2005) and Beyond the Inverted Pyramid (1993). He has also produced "Ranly on Writing" audiocassettes and "Ranly on Grammar" and "Refrigerator Journalism" videocassettes.

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Table of Contents

1. The Nature of News
2. Convergence and the Changing Media Industry

3. Interviewing
4. Computer-Assisted Reporting
5. Reporting with Numbers

6. The Inverted Pyramid
7. Beyond the Inverted Pyramid

8. Speeches, News Conferences and Meetings
9. Other Types of Basic Stories
10. Beat Reporting

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

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


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