The Broadcast Journalism Handbook: A Television News Survival Guide / Edition 1

The Broadcast Journalism Handbook: A Television News Survival Guide / Edition 1

by Robert Thompson, Cindy Malone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742525066

ISBN-13: 9780742525061

Pub. Date: 10/15/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The Broadcast Journalism Handbook has everything you ever wanted to know about working in the television news business but were afraid to ask! College courses teach the theory of how a television newsroom works; here, working journalists show the reality of the business. Learn the ropes—and how to head off amateur errors—from the authors' vast experiences

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The Broadcast Journalism Handbook has everything you ever wanted to know about working in the television news business but were afraid to ask! College courses teach the theory of how a television newsroom works; here, working journalists show the reality of the business. Learn the ropes—and how to head off amateur errors—from the authors' vast experiences and dozens of interviews with news professionals. The economic recession and new advances in technology are making this exciting career more competitive than ever, and this book will give budding journalists a head start with an insider's view of the job—necessary in today's environment. Complete with a news glossary, job-searching tips, helpful web sites, and real-life scenarios that put the student in the shoes of today's journalists, The Broadcast Journalism Handbook covers many newsroom positions, from assignment editors to producers, reporters, and anchors. It gives you newsroom experience before you get the job.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742525061
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 TV News: The Myth and the Reality Chapter 3 2 You've Got the Job, What Do You Do Now? Chapter 4 3 Your First Day Chapter 5 4 Putting It All Together: Cast and Crew Chapter 6 5 Newsroom Survival Guide Chapter 7 6 The Business of News Chapter 8 7 Crossing the Line Chapter 9 8 One-Man Bands Chapter 10 9 The Story Chapter 11 10 Where to Go, What to Do, Who to Call? Chapter 12 11 Making Deadlines Chapter 13 12 Writing Tips Chapter 14 13 Into Practice Chapter 15 14 News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of History, Recent Events, and People Chapter 16 15 Worst-Case Scenarios Chapter 17 16 Amateur Errors Chapter 18 17 Getting the Job Chapter 19 18 Wrap-Up Chapter 20 Appendix: Going Online Chapter 21 News Glossary

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