Writing and Reporting the News as a Story / Edition 1

Writing and Reporting the News as a Story / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0205440010
ISBN-13:
9780205440016
Pub. Date:
02/12/2008
Publisher:
Pearson
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Writing and Reporting the News as a Story / Edition 1

Filled with current examples and tips from Pulitzer-Prize winning professionals, Writing and Reporting News as a Story teaches modern news writing skills while providing timely advice on ethics and career advancement. As a result of the outstanding professional experience of the author team and their devotion to teaching, this new text offers practical and real guidance to readers truly interested in a future in journalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205440016
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/12/2008
Series: MySearchLab Series for Communication Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Authors Note

Chapter 1: Why Journalism Matters

Chapter 2: What is News?

Chapter 3: Writing Leads

Chapter 4: Writing Simply

Chapter 5: How to Structure a News Story

Chapter 6: Interviewing

Chapter 7: Using Quotations Well

Chapter 8: Crime Stories

Chapter 9: Writing about Victims of Crimes

Chapter 10: Covering Disasters

Chapter 11: Speeches, Press Conferences, and Press Releases

Chapter 12: Writing the Meeting Story

Chapter 13: Writing Non-Traditional Leads

Chapter 14: Obituaries

Chapter 15: Writing Profiles

Chapter 16: Features

Chapter 17: Endings

Chapter 18: Writing for the Web

Chapter 19: Ethics

Chapter 20: Diversity

Chapter 21: Libel

Chapter 22: Jobs

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