Subediting and Production for Journalists

Print, Digital & Social

Author: Tim Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136500693

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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The new edition of Subediting and Production for Journalists is a concise, clear and contemporary introduction to the skills required for subediting newspapers, magazines and websites. Tim Holmes describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of print to the modern era of the internet browser and social media, and explores the many challenges for the sub working today. Using numerous practical examples drawn from print and online, Subediting and Production for Journalists introduces the various techniques employed by the sub to help make the written word stand out on the page, including: subbing news and features for sense and style writing headlines and sells making copy legally safe understanding production, using software packages and content management systems editing and rewriting stories for online publication creating suitable page furniture for websites handling and sizing pictures digitally handling audio and video. Subediting and Production for Journalists is the perfect guide for all those with an interest in subbing in today’s multimedia environments, as well as anyone wanting to see their words come to life.
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Subediting and Production for Journalists

Print, Digital & Social

Author: Wynford Hicks,Tim Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136369856

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

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Subediting for Journalists is a concise, up-to-date and readable introduction to the skills of subediting for newspapers and magazines. It describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of printing to the modern era of computers and the web, and explains clearly what the sub now has to do. Using practical examples from newspapers and magazines, Subediting for Journalists introduces the various techniques involved in subediting from cutting copy to writing cover lines. It includes: *house style explained with model stylebook provided *examples of bad journalistic English such as misused clichés and pronoun confusion *subbing news and features for sense and style *editing quotes and readers' letters *projecting copy by writing headlines and standfirsts *checking pictures and writing captions *principles and methods of proofreading *making copy legally safe *understanding production and using software packages *website subbing *a glossary of journalistic terms and suggestions for further reading
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Digital Sub-Editing and Design

Author: Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136029613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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This excellent book covers editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Learn how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. It also concentrates on design in the digital environment, introducing typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. The skills of picture editing are explored, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. These core skills and methods are then applied to the World Wide Web. Recent research into how people navigate Web pages is considered, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. The first section concentrates on editing in the digital age, demonstrating the tools needed for effective text editing. Dr Quinn shows how to write powerful headlines and captions, and how to edit body text quickly and cleanly. The middle section concentrates on design in the digital environment. Chapter five introduces typography and the related issues of readability and legibility. Chapter six covers the principles of design and how they can be applied to print and electronic publications. Chapter seven looks at the skills of picture editing, including image selection, cropping, manipulation and the ethics involved. Chapter eight investigates other forms of visual presentation such as diagrams, logos, maps and cartoons. In the final section, these core skills and methods are applied to the World Wide Web. Chapter nine considers recent research into how people navigate Web pages, and recommends ways to write more effectively for the online medium. Chapter ten examines how the principles of print design can (and cannot) be applied to Web pages.
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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs

Author: Susan Hodgson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749468882

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

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From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers & Jobs offers detailed insights into more than 300 career areas. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, the book provides reliable and up-to-date careers advice on a wide range of professions, covering practical issues such as job opportunities in each market, personal skills and qualities, entry qualifications and training, useful contact details and realistic salary expectations. The A-Z of Careers and Jobs is also a valuable reference for careers advisors working in schools, colleges and universities who need to keep track of new developments - new roles and routes of entry, professional associations and exams - to offer the very best guidance to today's jobhunters.
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Subediting for Journalists

Author: Tim Holmes,Glyn Mottershead

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415492003

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 278

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"First published 2002 as Subediting for Journalists"--Title page verso.
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The 21st Century Journalism Handbook

Essential Skills for the Modern Journalist

Author: Tim Holmes,Sara Hadwin,Glyn Mottershead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317864778

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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Set against the background of the fundamental issues facing the industry today, The 21st Century Journalism Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the core principles and practices essential to the modern journalist. Convergence, online, the growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology and new demands in news and feature writing are all covered from conceptual and practical perspectives. A thorough grounding in the key debates and techniques is provided; while clear, no-nonsense practical advice helps you develop your journalism skills and make a success of your studies and career. Key Features: A combination of professional insight, academic study and practical exercises allows you to develop at your own pace Thinking it through activities at the end of each chapter allow you to think over the topics discussed and to think about how you could apply these skills Case studies and Closer Look boxes explore real-life examples in more depth Key points to remember and chapter summaries highlight the essential things you need to know Comprehensive but digestible coverage of the key elements of ethics, regulation and law ensures you are fully equipped with the essential frameworks for informed practice With an emphasis on developing the ‘whole journalist’, a creative and visual reporter who can think across different platforms, this text is ideal for all for journalism students training in newspapers, magazines and online reporting.
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The NCTJ Essential Guide to Careers in Journalism

Author: Andy Bull

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 277

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The National Council for the Training of Journalists knows more than anyone about how to get the qualifications you need, and find the job that is right for you. The NCTJ Guide to Careers in Journalism is your essential guide. Author Andy Bull tells you all you need to know about becoming a journalist on a newspaper or magazine, on radio and television, or online. In this handy reference he examines what journalism is all about; how to pick the branch of the trade that is right for you; how to choose an NCTJ-accredited training course that will suit you and your individual goals; and how to ensure your career develops along the right tracks.
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News Production

Theory and Practice

Author: Sarah Niblock,David Machin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134702388

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Bringing to the forefront a much-needed book that bridges the gap between journalistic theory and practice, Sarah Niblock and David Machin provide here an invaluable real-life account of reporting in the context of contemporary newsrooms. Providing eight detailed ethnographies of eight different news production settings, News Production includes individual chapters that follow two news workers through their daily routines, detailing the exact nature of their jobs. It provides students with: case studies to compare to their own experiences concrete examples to consolidate their skill-based training questions to raise about their placements information on how to prepare reports constraints they may encounter, and how to deal with them. With chapters including ‘News Agencies’, ‘The Roving Reporter’, ‘Photojournalism’ and ‘The New Reporter Learning the Ropes’, for anyone taking practical units in news reporting, sub-editing, and law and ethics, News Production will provide them with all the information they need to succeed in this hectic, competitive and exciting world.
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Print Journalism

A Critical Introduction

Author: Richard Keeble

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134243499

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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Print Journalism provides an up-to-date overview of the skills needed to work within the newspaper and magazine industries. This critical approach to newspaper and magazine practice highlights historical, theoretical, ethical and political debates and includes tips on the everyday skills of newspaper and magazine journalists, as well as tips for online writing and production. Crucial skills highlighted include: sourcing the news interviewing sub editing feature writing and editing reviewing designing pages pitching features In addition separate chapters focus on ethics, reporting courts, covering politics and copyright whilst others look at the history of newspapers and magazines, the structure of the UK print industry (including its financial organization) and the development of journalism education in the UK, helping to place the coverage of skills within a broader, critical context. All contributors are experienced practicing journalists as well as journalism educators from a broad range of UK universities.
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Modern Journalism in Africa

A Newspaperman Looks at His Profession

Author: Onuka Kalu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African newspapers

Page: 240

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The Magazines Handbook

Author: Jenny McKay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415617561

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 348

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The Magazines Handbook remains the comprehensive introduction to magazine journalism and the magazine industry. It describes the business of publishing magazines and explores the work of magazine journalists. Using examples from consumer magazines, trade journals, periodicals and specialist publications, Jenny McKay discusses the key jobs in the industry, from sub-editor to fashion assistant and journalist through to publisher. The Magazines Handbook outlines the specialist skills involved in magazine journalism including commissioning, writing news and features, researching, interviewing, sub-editing and production. Specialist chapters discuss electronic publishing and online journalism, magazine design, photography and picture editing as well as the legal framework in which magazine journalists have to operate. The Magazines Handbook includes Interviews with magazine journalists, editors, picture researchers and publishers Advice on starting out and freelancing in the magazine industry An analysis of 'new journalism' and reportage A glossary of key terms and specialist concepts Information on contacts, courses and professional training Fully updated and rewritten chapters on electronic publishing and electronic journalism, and the magazine journalist and the law.
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Graduate studies

the complete reference source for postgraduate study in the UK

Author: W. T. Mason

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853242052

Category:

Page: 1207

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Graduate Studies

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853242052

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Designing for Newspapers and Magazines

Author: Chris Frost

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113658952X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

View: 8771

A hugely beneficial introduction to students and professionals in print media and design, Designing for Newspapers and Magazines offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience using colour, text placement, typography and images. Written by an experienced journalist and designer, the book details the elements of good design and provides instruction on how to get the most of computers and computer-aided design. The book examines a broad range of local and national publications including The Sun, The Daily Mirror and Glamour magazine and explains the reasoning that underpins their design choice, including: how to set up a new publication planning an edition of a newspaper or magazine typography and working with text working with images and technical production designing pages and how to use colour design and journalism ethics a glossary of journalistic and design terms
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Writing Feature Articles

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240516915

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 414

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Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets. Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online. Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of 'popular', 'quality' and specialist publications. Discover more and make the advice stick by completing the tasks and reading the keen analysis of extracts from the best of today's writing. Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers. * Write effective articles for a variety of media using this bestselling guide * Gain practical and in-depth guidance to successful writing and publishing * Update your skills with new sections on writing for online publications and computer-aided research
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Graduate Studies 1994-95

The Complete Guide to Over 10.000 Postgraduate Courses in the UK (including PGCE)

Author: Brenda Radcliffe,Claire Waring

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853248771

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 1355

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