Pulling examples straight from recent headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help you develop the writing and reporting skills you need to succeed in the changing world of journalism. Full-color photographs and a strong storytelling approach keep you captivated throughout the book. An entire chapter is devoted to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give you practice working through ethical issues before you face them on the job. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates. It also includes an all-new book glossary featuring many of the newer terms used in Journalism. Integrating new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS equips you with the fundamental skills you need for media careers now-and in the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS prepares students for the changing world of journalism by emphasizing traditional basic skills while also stressing new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast and online media. With new information about blogs, multimedia writing, and other skills students will need for careers in the media, the Fifth Edition retains its emphasis on writing fundamentals and ethics in journalism, as well as the coaching method, which features tips and techniques from writing coaches and award-winning journalists. The text's strong "storytelling" approach with stories about journalists and its built-in instructional material make it accessible and easy for students to learn effective writing and reporting techniques for every news medium.
A comprehensive and accessible introductory text for journalism students. Lanson and Stephens provide thorough instruction on writing and reporting, examples of good and bad writing and extensive opportunities to apply their advice through practical exercises. Based on the authors' careers as journalists and journalism professors--and on the experience of dozens of other reporters--this textbook/workbook gives students a clear, logical introduction to the craft of journalism. The book has three goals: to teach clear, concise and accurate writing; to teach students how to find reliable information about newsworthy events and issues and how to set this information within an understandable and meaningful context; to explain the workings of print, online and broadcast newsrooms and how the gathering and delivery of news are changing in today's increasingly digital and cross-media age.--From publisher description.
This text uses a multitude of reporting and writing examples from print, broadcast, and online sources in order to deconstruct and reveal journalistic practices, techniques, and philosophy to today's students. Building on a solid foundation of the three pillars of excellent journalism - process, coaching and storytelling - Chip Scanlan and Richard Craig shape students into successful journalists by providing them with the theoretical background and practical knowledge needed to transitioninto a new age of reporting.
This concise guide to mastering the fundamentals of journalism focuses on essential skills before exploring theory through a selection of readings by journalists and scholars. Providing a balanced foundation in journalism practice and thought, News Writing and Reporting helps students developpractical skills and think critically about the roles and responsibilities of journalists today.
News Writing and Reporting for Today's Media, 5/e is a skills orientated approach to news writing and reporting. Its practical, almost handbook, style allows an instructor the flexibility to teach directly from the text and add his/her own material. McGraw-Hill is also proud to announce Bruce Itule won the 1999 Freedom Forum Teacher of the Year award for outstanding teaching. The Freedom Forum Teacher of the Year is awarded to three instructors annually in recognition of outstanding classroom teaching in the core areas of print and broadcast journalism instruction. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
This book is about writing and storytelling. The authors provide plenty of fresh insights helpful. Filled with current examples and tips from Pulitzer-Prize winning professionals, writing and reporting. It offers practical and real guidance to readers truly interested in a future in journalism. It is very useful book.
The Canadian Reporter was the first comprehensive reporting and newswriting text written for Canadian students. The new edition continues on the strong foundation built by previous editions. It is grounded in the fundamental principles of journalism and the techniques for practicing journalism within the unique Canadian social, legal and political context. The newest edition has been thoroughly updated and refocused for the digital age. The authors encourage journalism that is independent, active, creative, knowledgeable and disciplined.
Media prognosticators have been declaring the death of radio, daily newspapers, journalistic ethics, and even journalism itself. This is an introductory text on how to think, report, write, and present news across platforms. It aims to prepare journalism students for the future of news reporting.
Writing and Reporting News You Can Use instructs students on how to produce news that is informative, interesting, educational, and most importantly, compelling. It addresses roadblocks to student interest in writing news, using illustrative examples and exercises to help them understand how to write news that is interesting and accurate. Trujillo’s hands-on approach is based on real-world strategies that deal with audience and market characteristics. Students are writing from the very beginning while also getting the ethical and legal grounding necessary to understand the field. This textbook is a complete resource for students learning broadcast news, including how to get a job after leaving the classroom.
"This book is an exceptional introduction into the world of journalistic writing and editing. The author turns the material into a discussion, allowing students to better grasp the concepts at hand." —Dante Mozie, South Carolina State University Journalists in today’s media environment require a skill set that can be adapted to a variety of media. Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing: Foundational Skills for a Digital Age teaches students the foundational skills they need to successfully report and write the news in an evolving digital landscape. Author Vince F. Filak offers guidance on the essential skills of the industry while weaving in the "how-to’s" of writing digital news. Recognizing that well-crafted stories are founded on sharp prose, this new text covers the foundational elements of newswriting, such as lead writing, structure, and storytelling while also teaching students how to think critically and determine what matters most to their readers. Visit the author’s blog at www.dynamicsofwriting.com to get tips for teaching the course, industry related news, sample exercises & assignments, & more! Free Poster: How To Spot Fake News Also available with... Dynamics of Writing: An Exercise —Bundle this text with a student workbook and save! Your students save when you bundle this text with a corresponding student workbook. Order using bundle ISBN 978-1-5443-2155-4. Learn more. SAGE edge—FREE online resources for students that make learning easier. See how your students benefit.
"Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, technologies, and challenges of writing, reporting, and producing for broadcast journalism. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, this book contains writing samples from some of the most famous broadcast journalists, including Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Cokie Roberts, Eric Sevareid, Pauline Frederick, Charles Osgood, Paul Harvey, Betsy Aaron, Bob Dotson, Susan Stamberg, and Richard Threlkeld, who also discuss how they write and report."--BOOK JACKET.
|Author||: Yumi Wilson,Gina Baleria,Grace M. Provenzano|
|Release Date||: 2017-12-31|
|ISBN 10||: 9781516526789|
|Pages||: 268 pages|
Writing and Reporting News in the 21st Century: The Speed at Which We Travel introduces students to the fast-paced and ever-changing landscape of modern media. The text highlights the importance of embracing technology and social media while abiding by the ethical considerations that aspiring journalists must follow. The first section of the book presents students with guiding principles for practicing accurate and fair journalism, as well as the various codes of ethics used across journalistic mediums, namely print, digital, and broadcast. The second section provides an overview of the basics for writing news for online, print, radio, and TV outlets. It also posits valuable advice that will help new journalists conduct an effective interview, pose meaningful questions, and capture what the source has to say accurately. The final section demonstrates the myriad ways the study of journalism can lead to successful careers in marketing, public relations, full-time reporting, editing, or producing. Writing and Reporting News in the 21st Century is ideal for introductory courses in journalism. It is also a valuable supplemental text for foundational courses in marketing, public relations, and technical writing. Yumi Wilson earned her B.A. in journalism from the University of Southern California and M.F.A. in creative non-fiction from the University of San Francisco. She is an associate professor of journalism at the San Francisco State University. Grace M. Provenzano earned her B.S. in social sciences at Michigan State University and M.M.C. in mass communication from Arizona State University. She is a lecturer at Iowa State University's Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Gina Baleria earned her B.A. in English, with emphases in film and history, from the University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. in communication: media studies from Stanford University, and Ed.D. in educational leadership from San Francisco State University. She is a lecturer at San Francisco State University.
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.
This newswriting book is the first of its kind as it aims to teach readers how to work in a convergent newsroom where they are required to report in print, online, radio and television formats. Readers will learn about ethics, being a responsible journalist and how to cover an increasingly diverse population–all while mastering the mechanics of communicating through different media.
News writing and reporting for Today's Media.
Broadcast News Writing, Reporting and Producing examines the skills, techniques, and challenges of writing and reporting for broadcast. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, the text presents up-to-date examples and issues through actual scripts and interviews with the people who bring us the news. Ten out of twenty five chapters focus on reporting topics, ranging from basic skills to specialty reporting to ethics. This new edition features such timely topics as the Jonesboro and Littleton shootings, the Clinton sex scandal, the CNN Tailwind story, the Elian Gonzales story, and other contemporary examples. Broadcast News Writing Reporting and Producing emphasizes real-life situations; the problems that reporters, writers, assignment editors, and producers face every day are discussed in detail, as well as such topics as ethics, investigative reporting, the job market, legal issues, and interviewing techniques. Each chapter contains exercises for writing, review, and discussion so that students can learn and apply what they've read. This edition also includes new insights in civic journalism and computer-assisted reporting, and the impact of the Internet on news gathering.Broadcast The text also contains writing samples from famous broadcast journalists like the late Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Eric Sevareid, Paul Harvey, Charles Osgood, Susan Stamberg and Richard Threlkeld and others, all of whom not only offer examples of quality news writing, but also discuss how they write and report.
|Author||: Carole Rich|
|Publisher||: Cengage Learning|
|Release Date||: 2012-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9780840029386|
|Pages||: 176 pages|
The Student Workbook features several exercises in each chapter to reinforce the concepts taught in Writing and Reporting News, Seventh Edition. These include quizzes, exercises designed to give students more opportunities to improve their reporting and writing skills, and exercises designed to encourage critical thinking by asking students to critique news stories and analyze websites. This edition of the workbook also includes practice in using social media skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.