Better Broadcast Writing Better Broadcast News

Author: Greg Dobbs
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317349911
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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 Broadcast News

Author: Mervin Block
Publisher: Bonus Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781566250849
Size: 61.76 MB
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"A masterly work . . . the best." -Adj. Prof. David C. Frailey, Southern Merhodist University Thoroughly revised & 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 - & even richer & smoother. Best of all, it is readable - & enjoyable. And, for writers who apply its expert tips, profitable. Writing Broadcast News (1997) was written for working newspeople, & it has been widely accepted in the broadcasting industry as a professional handbook. Many college teachers have adopted it as a textbook.

Writing News For Broadcast

Author: Edward Bliss
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231079730
Size: 55.16 MB
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Why are living things alive? As a theoretical biologist, Robert Rosen saw this as the most fundamental of all questions-and yet it had never been answered satisfactorily by science. The answers to this question would allow humanity to make an enormous leap forward in our understanding of the principles at work in our world. For centuries, it was believed that the only scientific approach to the question "What is life?" must proceed from the Cartesian metaphor (organism as machine). Classical approaches in science, which also borrow heavily from Newtonian mechanics, are based on a process called "reductionism." The thinking was that we can better learn about an intricate, complicated system (like an organism) if we take it apart, study the components, and then reconstruct the system-thereby gaining an understanding of the whole. However, Rosen argues that reductionism does not work in biology and ignores the complexity of organisms. Life Itself, a landmark work, represents the scientific and intellectual journey that led Rosen to question reductionism and develop new scientific approaches to understanding the nature of life. Ultimately, Rosen proposes an answer to the original question about the causal basis of life in organisms. He asserts that renouncing the mechanistic and reductionistic paradigm does not mean abandoning science. Instead, Rosen offers an alternate paradigm for science that takes into account the relational impacts of organization in natural systems and is based on organized matter rather than on particulate matter alone. Central to Rosen's work is the idea of a "complex system," defined as any system that cannot be fully understood by reducing it to its parts. In this sense, complexity refers to the causal impact of organization on the system as a whole. Since both the atom and the organism can be seen to fit that description, Rosen asserts that complex organization is a general feature not just of the biosphere on Earth-but of the universe itself.

Broadcast News Writing For Professionals

Author: Jeff Rowe
Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780966517620
Size: 24.79 MB
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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.

Writing For Broadcast News

Author: Charles Raiteri
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742540279
Size: 14.84 MB
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Writing for Broadcast News makes the storytelling elements that comprise a broadcast news story for radio or TV accessible to beginning broadcast writers. Its step-by-step approach shows how to structure a story with a clear beginning, middle, and end through a framework that ties together the anchor lead, reporter narrative, and actualities or sound bites. Emphasizing that people are interested in people, this handbook highlights the human element and "putting a face" on the story. It gives practical advice to aspiring broadcast reporters and writers toward becoming effective storytellers.

Broadcast News Writing Reporting And Producing

Author: Frank Barnas
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136025057
Size: 50.78 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Jargon buster: convergent journalism: ?Media convergence is the most significant development in the news industry in the last century. The ability to interchange text, audio, and visual communication over the Internet has fundamentally transformed the way news organizations operate. Convergence has enabled media companies to gather, disseminate, and share information over a variety of platforms. Throughout the history of journalism, it has been common for journalists to study one medium, such as traditional print or broadcast, and to anticipate a career working only in their chosen field. However, the 21st century journalist has fluidity to write and deliver news content in a variety of formats. (source: http://www.convergencejournalism.com/) Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing presents a solid foundation for any student learning how to become a broadcast journalist ? in today's world of convergent journalism, it is more important than ever that broadcast textbooks cover the most current trends in media. Convergent journalism (the coverage of news across multiple delivery platforms such as the internet, television, podcasts, ipods, blogs, etc) is here to stay ? broadcast journalism continues to morph as newer and more advanced content platforms are hatched and developed, and broadcast journalists must understand how to write, report, and produce for multiple platforms simultaneously. Just one crucial fact remains: students will need training on how to perform successfully in a world in which current events aren't just shown on the ten o'clock evening news. Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing will be completely overhauled to reflect the trends of convergent journalism on every page. New co-author Frank Barnas brings a multi-faceted perspective of writing, reporting, and producing that allows for multi-platform delivery systems, and shows students with real-world examples the functions and practices of today's media. The new edition will be rewritten and restructured to accommodate common 16-week course modules, and will be divided into four major sections of the news: gathering, writing, reporting, and producing. Sidebars featuring how examples used in the text relate to convergence in journalism help students to draw connections easily between current stories and trends in the industry. The comprehensive approach of this text brings a multi-faceted perspective of writing, reporting, and producing that is needed more than ever in today's world of convergent journalism. This newest edition is being completely overhauled by the experienced journalist Frank Barnas. New photos and illustrations, a restructuring of the text, expanded end-of-chapter exercises, newer and more relevant examples, and more information on producing all contribute to giving readers what they need most: a nuanced understanding of how the media of today function in a world without news boundaries.

Broadcast News

Author: Ted White
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 024080659X
Size: 50.98 MB
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"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.

Broadcast News Writing Stylebook

Author: Robert A. Papper
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205335435
Size: 13.71 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The first and most widely used handbook in broadcast news, this book clearly and concisely outlines the rules of broadcast news writing, grammar, style, and usage. Similar in format to the AP Stylebook, the Broadcast News Writing Stylebook is a useful 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, government, health, the environment, weather, and sports, the Broadcast News Writing Stylebook lays out the particular demands of composition, form, style, and usage in all the diverse areas of broadcast news. Completely updated, with expanded explanations of the writing process, more examples of both problems and solutions, and greatly expanded discussion and explanation of putting together stories and the use of bites and sounds, the book is a complete reference text for both aspiring and experienced journalists.

Writing News For Tv And Radio

Author: Mervin Block
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781566251136
Size: 18.45 MB
Format: PDF
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Book and CD-ROM. This teach-yourself CD-ROM and book enables students to learn the basics on their own. These new teaching tools put students to work, but let them proceed at their own pace. And let them run or stroll through a series of exercises on screen. They can take these exercises whenever and as often as they wish. Each round of exercises is a learning experience. Students learn the Dos and Don'ts, Cans and Cant's, Musts and Mustn'ts. They learn them and learn how to apply them with a relaxed approach. Contents: Getting Started; Words to Watch Out For; The Lead Writer's Deadly Dont's; Fine Points/Fine Pointers; Putting it all Together; Lead-ins, Lead-outs, Voice-overs; All Else.

Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook

Author: Brad Kalbfeld
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN:
Size: 76.57 MB
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Originally available only to Associated Press members, this is the definitive guide to writing and delivering the news on radio, television, and other broadcast media. While the focus throughout is on the art of finding, researching, writing, editing, producing, and delivering authoritative, accurate, and exciting news stories, it also provides a wealth of information on key technical aspects involved, such as how to handle a microphone and how many tape recorders to carry in the field. An indispensable resource for students and experienced broadcast journalists alike, this Handbook also includes a comprehensive, quick-reference style guide covering the established norms and practices in punctuation, tone, diction, use of foreign terms, references, and much more.