Writing for Broadcast Journalists

Writing for Broadcast Journalists

by Rick Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415317975

ISBN-13: 9780415317979

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book guides readers through the significant differences between the written and spoken versions of journalistic language. It will help broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English and Americanised phrases, to get to grips with pronunciation and terms of address, and to capture the immediacy of the…  See more details below

Overview

This book guides readers through the significant differences between the written and spoken versions of journalistic language. It will help broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English and Americanised phrases, to get to grips with pronunciation and terms of address, and to capture the immediacy of the spoken word in their scripts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415317979
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Media Skills Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Good spoken English4
3The language of broadcast news18
4Writing broadcast news scripts39
5Different techniques for radio, television and online news118
AppDangerous words : an alphabetical checklist154

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