ISBN-10:
1305077334
ISBN-13:
9781305077331
Pub. Date:
01/01/2015
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method / Edition 8

Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method / Edition 8

by Carole Rich

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ISBN-13: 9781305077331
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 359,121
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Carole Rich is a retired journalism professor, formerly at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she was the Atwood professor before accepting a full-time position. She also served as chair of the journalism department at Hofstra University in New York for two years, taught journalism at the University of Kansas for 11 years, and worked for 16 years in the newspaper industry. She was a reporter for the former PHILADELPHIA EVENING BULLETIN, city editor of the SUN-SENTINEL in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and deputy metropolitan editor of the HARTFORD COURANT in Connecticut. In addition to serving as a visiting writing coach at newspapers throughout the United States, Professor Rich has conducted many writing seminars for journalism organizations, including a group of professional journalists in Spain. She is the author of multiple highly regarded media and reporting textbooks.

Table of Contents

Part I: UNDERSTANDING NEWS. 1. Understanding News. 2. The Basic News Story. 3. Social Media. Part: II COLLECTING INFORMATION. 4. Sources and Online Research. 5. Interviewing Techniques. 6. Mobile and Multimedia Skills. Part III: CONSTRUCTING STORIES. 7. Leads and Nut Graphs. 8. Story Organization. 9. Story Forms. 10. Storytelling and Feature Techniques. 11. Broadcast News Writing. 12. Online Journalism. 13. Public Relations Writing. Part IV: UNDERSTANDING MEDIA ISSUES. 14. Media Law. 15. Media Ethics. 16. Multicultural Sensitivity. Part V: APPLYING THE TECHNIQUES. 17. Profiles And Obituaries. 18. Speeches, News Conferences and Meetings. 19. Government and Statistical Stories. 20. Crime and Punishment. 21. Disasters, Weather and Tragedies. 22. Media Jobs and Internships. Appendix 1: Grammar And Usage. Appendix 2: Glossary.

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