The Metropolitan Daily News: Understanding American Newspapers / Edition 1

The Metropolitan Daily News: Understanding American Newspapers / Edition 1

by Joan Bartel
     
 

ISBN-10: 013043258X

ISBN-13: 9780130432582

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Pearson ESL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130432582
Publisher:
Pearson ESL
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.85(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE Prereading Conversations 2(72)
Newspapers in America: An Introduction
6(12)
Introduction
Newspapers for the Nation
The Importance of Metropolitan Newspapers
Newspapers and Government
Objectivity in Reporting
Exercises
14(4)
Looking at the Front Page
18(12)
Examples of Front Pages
Placement of Articles on the Front Page
Photographs
Foreign, National, Local News
Index to the Sections Inside
Exercises
27(3)
Understanding Headlines
30(16)
Introduction
Syntax
Verbs
Names
Numbers
Fun with Words
Exercises
39(7)
Analyzing Lead Sentences
46(14)
The Purpose of the Lead
The Dateline
Syntax: Main and Subordinate Clauses
Descriptive Phrases
Exercises
53(7)
Reading an Article for Information
60(14)
The Structure of a News Article
The Five W's
Journalistic Styles: Journalism of Hope
Journalistic Styles: Journalism of Policy vs. Journalism of Experience
Features and Opinion Articles
Exercises
69(5)
PART TWO Introduction and Study Tips 74(114)
International News
76(34)
Introduction: The World Through American Eyes
76(2)
Essential Vocabulary and Sample Articles
78(32)
Disasters
78(8)
Unrest
86(9)
Summits and Talks
95(6)
International Trade
101(9)
National News
110(50)
Introduction: Elections, American-Style
110(6)
Essential Vocabulary and Sample Articles
116(44)
Elections
116(9)
The Economy
125(6)
Drugs, Guns, and Crime
131(10)
Health Crises and Policies
141(10)
The Enviornment
151(7)
Science
158(2)
Business News
160(28)
Introduction: Business News and the News Business
160(2)
Essential Vocabulary and Sample Articles
162(16)
Workplace Issues
162(7)
Consumer Issues
169(8)
Money
177(1)
APPENDIXES
1. Notes and References
178(4)
2. Newspaper Literacy List: Commonly Occuring General Vocabulary
182(2)
3. Index
184(4)
4. Answer Key to Part Two
188

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