Writing Like A Journalist

Writing Like A Journalist

by James Glen Stovall
     
 

Good writing is at the heart of journalism.
Journalists write for a living. They use words precisely and efficiently. They present accurate, verified information in a way that a mass audience will understand it by reading or hearing it only once.
Such writing takes skill, discipline and practice.
Writing Like a Journalist will give the reader some of… See more details below

Overview

Good writing is at the heart of journalism.
Journalists write for a living. They use words precisely and efficiently. They present accurate, verified information in a way that a mass audience will understand it by reading or hearing it only once.
Such writing takes skill, discipline and practice.
Writing Like a Journalist will give the reader some of the basic concepts of how journalists achieve good writing -- writing that an audience can understand and will pay for.
Chapters topics in this volume include:
� The discipline of good writing
� Mastering the language
� Tools of writing: Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling
� Why journalistic writing is different
� The inverted pyramid structure
� Headlines
� Writing for audio and visual journalism
The book also contains a bonus chapter on the First Amendment with sections on each of the five freedoms protected by the amendment and a section on the history and development of the amendment.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016409849
Publisher:
First Inning Press
Publication date:
05/06/2013
Series:
Tennessee Journalism Series , #10
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,120,993
File size:
2 MB

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