Better Broadcast Writing Better Broadcast News

Better Broadcast Writing, Better Broadcast News teaches students how to write with the conversational simplicity required for radio and TV. This text draws on the Emmy Award-winning author's decades of professional experience in broadcast ...

Author: Greg Dobbs

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781317349907

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Better Broadcast Writing, Better Broadcast News teaches students how to write with the conversational simplicity required for radio and TV. This text draws on the Emmy Award-winning author's decades of professional experience in broadcast journalism. In addition to writing, the text also discusses the other elements that make up a good story--producing, reporting, shooting, editing, and ethics. The author's real-world perspective conveys the excitement of a career in journalism.

Writing for Broadcast News

Describes the storytelling elements of a broadcast news story. It shows students and professionals of radio and TV journalism how to apply structure to stories. Use cases of news reports and evaluation checklists are presented.

Author: Charles Raiteri

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742540278

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 163

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Describes the storytelling elements of a broadcast news story. It shows students and professionals of radio and TV journalism how to apply structure to stories. Use cases of news reports and evaluation checklists are presented.

Writing Broadcast News Shorter Sharper Stronger A Professional Handbook

Mervin Block- who has written for the best in the business- offers timeless advice, guiding both first-year students and seasoned professionals through the essentials of writing for the ear.

Author: Mervin Block

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1608714179

Category: Political Science

Page: 257

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The ability to write well is an applicant's most prized skill, according to surveys of broadcast news directors. To ensure that your students' writing skills are well honed, there is no better handbook to turn to than this newly updated third edition of Writing Broadcast News. Mervin Block- who has written for the best in the business- offers timeless advice, guiding both first-year students and seasoned professionals through the essentials of writing for the ear. With countless scripts collected from writing workshops in newsrooms across the country, this resource is studded with insightful - and at times entertaining - comments, suggestions and much-needed corrections. Readers will find Block's clear and incisive voice coming through in the expanded "Top Tips of the Trade" and the "Dozen Deadly Sins"-reminding us that mistakes can be our best teachers. New "WordWatcher" boxes highlight the challenges in writing for print versus broadcast.

Broadcast News Writing Reporting and Producing

Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news.

Author: Frank Barnas

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781315462202

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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for operating in the modern day newsroom. New to the seventh Edition are profiles of working journalists who give readers a glimpse into the working life of modern reporters, producers, and directors. This new edition also covers important aspects of the use of social media, drone journalism, and digital technology. A new chapter on portfolio development will assist readers in developing the skills to advance in their careers. The text has also been updated to reflect new industry standards in modes of information gathering and delivery, writing style, and technology. Additional features include: Key words at the start of every chapter, identifying important terms and definitions; End of chapter summaries, which allows readers to review the chapter's main points; "Text Your Knowledge," which helps readers quiz themselves on important concepts; Chapter-by-chapter exercises, which readers can apply to a chapter's themes; A companion website featuring video tutorials of necessary skills for journalists, including how to arrange lighting structures, how to hold a microphone, and how to properly conduct an interview.

Writing for Broadcast Journalists

'This is a superb book which combines the rare mixture of high quality information with humour.

Author: Rick Thompson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136929632

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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'This is a superb book which combines the rare mixture of high quality information with humour. The style of writing engages the reader from the introduction and the experience and insight of the author occasionally makes it difficult to put down, a rare feature of a textbook. I would unreservedly recommend this book not only to those studying journalism but to students of language and all who use the spoken and written word as the ‘materials’ of their work.' Barry Turner, Nottingham Trent University 'Rick Thompson's guidance manual is packed with advice to would-be writers for this medium. He's someone with years of experience at the top level of the national and international profession, and he's smack up to date with his references. The book is aimed at journalists, but anyone with a serious interest in developing their literacy will learn a lot about professional writing skills from what he has to say.' Roy Johnson, www.mantex.co.uk Writing for Broadcast Journalists guides readers through the significant differences between the written and the spoken versions of journalistic English. It will help broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English, common linguistic errors, and Americanised phrases, and gives practical advice on accurate terminology and pronunciation, while encouraging writers to capture the immediacy of the spoken word in their scripts. Writing for Broadcast Journalists includes: practical tips on how to avoid ‘journalese’, clichés and jargon guidance on tailoring your writing style to suit a particular audience advice on converting agency copy into spoken English writing to television pictures examples of scripts from some of the best in the business an appendix of ‘dangerous’ words and phrases to be avoided in scripts.

Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook

. . . I give this book a very high recommendation." "Jeff Porche, Sam Houston State University" "This text communicates in a way that offers practical advice without being haughty.

Author: Robert A. Papper

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: PSU:000057929330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 292

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The Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook is the everyday resource for both beginning and advanced writers of broadcast news. With chapter-by-chapter coverage of story types, from business stories to crime and legal reporting, education, government, health, the environment, weather, and sports, the Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook lays out the particular demands of composition, form, style, and usage in all the diverse areas of broadcast news.

Broadcast News

While retaining intensive coverage of the fundamental principles of delivering the news, this new edition brings brand new coverage of the how's, why's, when's, and where's--and it's all designed for the digital newsroom.

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ISBN: 1138128910

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Broadcast News Writing for Professionals

Covers topics such as how to find memorable stories, localize national stories, interview effectively, create professional live shots, develop a broadcast voice, and write leads.

Author: Jeff Rowe

Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0966517628

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 115

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Covers topics such as how to find memorable stories, localize national stories, interview effectively, create professional live shots, develop a broadcast voice, and write leads.

Air Words

Airwords is a hands-on workbook with numerous exercises and writing examples that focuses on developing writing skills for broadcast news.

Author: John Hewitt

Publisher: WCB/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: IND:39000016225919

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

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Airwords is a hands-on workbook with numerous exercises and writing examples that focuses on developing writing skills for broadcast news.

Writing Broadcast News

Thoroughly revised and greatly expanded, this new edition is even more helpful than the classic first edition. The 1997 revision of Writing Broadcast News -- Shorter, Sharper, Stronger is 40 percent longer -- and even richer and smoother.

Author: Mervin Block

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015014727518

Category: Broadcast journalism

Page: 231

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Thoroughly revised and greatly expanded, this new edition is even more helpful than the classic first edition. The 1997 revision of Writing Broadcast News -- Shorter, Sharper, Stronger is 40 percent longer -- and even richer and smoother. It was written for working newspeople, and it is widely accepted in the broadcasting industry as a professional handbook. Many college teachers have adopted it as a textbook. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Broadcast News Writing Reporting and Producing

The book discusses the key strategies and terms of newsgathering and delivery by providing real-world, professional advice for broadcast journalists in the modern-day newsroom.

Author: Frank Barnas

Publisher:

ISBN: 0367427397

Category: Broadcast journalism

Page: 320

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Now in its eighth edition, Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing is the industry's leading textbook covering all aspects of the three pillars of broadcast news. The book discusses the key strategies and terms of newsgathering and delivery by providing real-world, professional advice for broadcast journalists in the modern-day newsroom. New to the eighth edition is the Best Apps feature, which identifies the most productive apps used by working journalists when covering stories. The book also covers the ever increasing diversity of the journalism field and brings in new voices from professionals working in the industry to discuss these topics. Other new additions include in-depth discussions of fake news, expanded coverage of social media in the newsroom, and an overview of the latest advances in technology available to television and radio news reporters. Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing remains the best book for undergraduate students in journalism writing, producing, newsgathering, and multimedia courses. An accompanying companion website features resources to help instructors deliver online courses, including Powerpoints, Quizlets, and a sample syllabus.

Writing for News Media

This is an instructive and insightful manual which champions brilliant storytelling and writing with flair.

Author: Ian Pickering

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317222484

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Writing for News Media is a down-to-earth guide on how to write news stories for online, print and broadcast audiences. It celebrates the craft of storytelling, arguing for its continued importance in a modern newsroom. With dynamism and humour, Ian Pickering, a journalist with 30 years’ experience, offers readers practical advice on being a news journalist, with step-by-step guidance on creating a great story and writing the perfect news copy. Chapters include: extracts from published news articles to help illustrate the dos and don’ts of storytelling; the ten golden rules for structuring and putting together a successful news article, including ‘Nail the intro’, ‘Let it flow’ and ‘Keep it simple’; instruction on writing stories for different specialist subjects, including politics, court cases, economics, funnies and celebrity; help for readers on how to write for broadcast news; tips on how to write headlines, how to use pictures, how to make the most of quotations and how to avoid common style and grammar mistakes; glossaries covering a range of different aspects of news journalism, including types of news story, online and data journalism, typesetting and broadcasting. This is an instructive and insightful manual which champions brilliant storytelling and writing with flair. It introduces a set of key creative and analytical techniques that will help students of journalism and young professionals hone and refi ne their story-writing skills.

Broadcast News Handbook Writing Reporting and Producing in the Age of Social Media

Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, and Producing in the Age of Social Media enables students and professionals to become better writers and better journalists.

Author: Forrest Carr

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0073526223

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, and Producing in the Age of Social Media enables students and professionals to become better writers and better journalists. Backed by 50 years of combined broadcast journalism experience, the authors provide helpful discussions and expert knowledge on crafting language, packaging stories, and overcoming the fundamental challenges of being a young broadcast journalist in the digital era. A new focus on social media brings students full force into the world of cutting-edge reporting.

Air Words

NEW TO THIS EDITION: · Revised and expanded chapters that: - survey the integration of online, smart phone, e-tablet and social media for presentation - explore social media's important ethical and legal quandaries - introduce ...

Author: John Hewitt

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199760039

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 218

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Praised by both students and journalists for its no-nonsense instructional approach, accessible writing style, and extensive supply of practical exercises,Air Wordsis a comprehensive newswriting text that is designed to help students learn the fundamental sentence structure and grammar required to write for broadcast news. It is carefully designed to guide students through a progression of news situations, from a simple lead story to a complex remote video field report. The fourth edition brings the book up to date with numerous changes that have occurred in the last decade of broadcast journalism. NEW TO THIS EDITION: · Revised and expanded chapters that: - survey the integration of online, smart phone, e-tablet and social media for presentation - explore social media's important ethical and legal quandaries - introduce comprehensive producing strategies that consider broadcast, online, and mobile devices ·A new focus on multimedia journalismand convergence skills (broadcast and new media) ·20 new and several reworked exercisesthat are ideal for class and group projects ·A new chapterconcentrating on visual sequences and their logic ·A companion website(www.oup.com/us/hewitt) that features a new Instructor's Manual with solutions to the book's exercises and additional exercises for students ·New graphicsemphasizing workbook mastery learning and methodology

Broadcast News Stylebook

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

Author: Robert A. Papper

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 9780205921324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 5th edition, Papper’s Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook is the first and most widely used handbook in broadcast news. This book clearly and concisely outlines the rules of broadcast news writing, reporting, grammar, style, and usage. With chapter-by-chapter coverage of story types, from business stories to crime and legal reporting, education, government, health, the environment, weather, and sports, the Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook lays out the particular demands of composition, form, style, and usage in all the diverse areas of broadcast news. Because the news business has changed -- and continues to evolve -- so has this text. Written by the person who has overseen the major industry research for the past 18 years, the latest edition looks into the future of news by exploring the business of news. Citing the latest data and trends, the book takes a hard look at where the industry stands and where it appears to be headed.

Broadcast Newswriting The RTDNA Reference Guide A Manual for Professionals

This professional manual has been revised and updated. It features Merv Block's countless do's and don'ts, distilling them into a handy set of pointers.

Author: Mervin Block

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1608714160

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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Revised and updated, this tools-based handbook culls the author's countless do's and don'ts and distills them into a handy, topical checklist for broadcast journalists working to deadline. This practical manual, filled with hundreds of script excerpts and examples, will be picked up, thumbed through, dog-eared and consulted time and time again as students and professionals revise and rewrite.

Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook

news writing involves not only the basic elements of all goodwriting but a number
of special conventions and peculiarities of its own. News, generally, must be
understood immediately, and in broadcast, it must be understood via the ear.

Author: Robert A. Papper

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781134824069

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 318

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Papper’s Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook is the go-to handbook in broadcast news, and with the updates in the 6th edition, it is sure to continue this legacy. Through clear and concise chapters, this text provides the fundamental rules of broadcast news writing. It covers various fields across the board, including crime and government, weather, education, health, and sports. Within each field, readers learn the nuances of reporting, grammar, style, and usage. Written by a professional who has overseen major industry research for the past 23 years, this edition presents the data on news writing in a relevant and digestible manner. With the business of broadcast news changing rapidly, this text reflects the current news environment and explores where it will head in the future. With an expanded social media chapter and additional insight into the news rooms of today, Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook incorporates all the skills and knowledge reporters and journalist need to prepare for their careers.