Journalism

The Essentials of Writing and Reporting

Author: James Morrison

Publisher: Robert Hale

ISBN: 9780719809859

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Page: 224

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Journalism shows you how to write quickly and expertly for all major forms of journalistic writing today. Whether producing a snappy headline or reporting a full length news story, piecing together a ‘feature’ or compiling a blog, this book will guide you through the pitfalls and inspire you to write better. Written by an experienced journalist, the book outlines the principles of journalistic writing, then illustrates these with examples of good – and not-so-good – practice from the real world, helping you to hone your writing skills for both print and online media. Learn how to craft text like the professionals, with advice on everything from how to write compelling prose to getting your first job in journalism. This book is a ‘must- read’ for all practising and aspiring journalists and writers.
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The Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing

Author: Scott Reinardy,Wayne Wanta

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317669304

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 412

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In The Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing, authors Scott Reinardy and Wayne Wanta employ their own professional experience as sports writers and editors to give students a useful and practical view of the sports writing profession. The text is divided into readily digestible sections, covering essential topics such as types of stories; background and preparation; interviewing; the beginning stages of writing; and conclusion writing. Through real-life examples, readers learn the in-and-outs of writing columns, advances and follows, sidebars, profiles, and features, as well as the stylistic and ethical considerations that go into writing sports content. New to the second edition are: "Professional Perspectives" where working sports journalists give their insiders’ look at the work they do. A chapter on the intricacies of international event reporting A chapter providing an honest view of what life as a sport journalist entails. A companion website also accompanies the text. It includes supplemental materials for students and pedagogical support for instructors, including slide presentations, quizzes, and sample assignments. Intended for journalism students planning a career in sports reporting, this text offers key insights on the practical and personal aspects of the work.
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So You Want To Be A Journalist?

Author: Bruce Grundy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139461400

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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This book is a practical, hands-on guide to the world of journalism, particularly for the beginner. It contains step-by-step instructions on writing for the news media, and practical advice and suggestions on all facets of reporting. It covers the basic skills involved in finding information, interviewing, writing news and feature material, research and investigation, basic subbing, layout and design, the essentials of grammar, the law, and ethical and professional behaviour. The book uses numerous examples to demonstrate its points. It relies almost exclusively on the excellent work of student reporters to show what young people can achieve, despite not having the resources of large news organisations behind them. The book also highlights the efforts of some of the hundreds of students who have worked with the author over many years to produce fine examples of writing and reporting in the very best traditions of journalism.
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Essentials of Public Relations Management

Author: Edward J. Lordan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780830415946

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 177

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Filling a gap in current PR literature, Essentials of Public Relations Management takes students to the next level. Designed to help students and professionals who have mastered the fundamentals of public relations, this book develops management skills needed for further career advancement. Appropriate for those in the fields of business, communications, journalism or political science, this down-to-earth study of the practical application of public relations covers: Relating to clients, Managing staff, Conducting and applying research, Coping with crises, Handling finances, Understanding the power and the problems of technology, Recognizing actual and potential legal issues, Defining professional ethics A Burnham Publishers book.
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Living Journalism: Principles & Practices for an Essential Profession

Principles & Practices for an Essential Profession

Author: Rich Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 135181608X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 188

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For journalism to survive and flourish, it needs journalists who understand its importance to society, believe in and are committed to its core values, and can put those values into action. This goal is at the heart of Living Journalism, a highly readable, practical book where readers will learn the core values and principles needed to produce work that informs and enlightens an increasingly mobile and participatory audience. The advice and stories of professionals throughout the book allow veteran reporters to serve as mentors to today's journalists.
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Law and Ethics for Today's Journalist

A Concise Guide

Author: Joe Mathewson

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 0765640775

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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Law and Ethics for Today's Journalist offers aspiring and working journalists the practical understanding of Law and ethics they must have to succeed at their craft. Mathewson engagingly weaves together the essentials of media ethics and Law by focusing on what practicing journalists will find most useful. Everything a journalist needs to know about legal protections, limitations, and risks inherent in workaday reporting is illustrated with highlights from major court opinions.
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