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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing By Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)

Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing
by Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)

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Examines the skills, techniques, and challenges of writing and reporting for broadcast journalism. Along with the coverage of the fundamentals, this book presents examples and issues through actual scripts and interviews with the people who bring us the news. Each chapter contains exercises for writing, review, and discussion.
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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing by Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)

Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, techniques, and challenges of writing and reporting for broadcast journalism. 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.

The book emphasizes real-life situations, and examines the problems that reporters, writers, assignment editors, and producers face every day. Each chapter contains exercises for writing, review, and discussion so that students can learn and apply what they've read.

This new edition contains material on embedded journalists, their preparation (journalist boot camp), including the late CNN reporter David Bloom, and their impact on the news. It includes new examples of tabloid journalism and expanded information on the state of terrorism and crime reporting today.

Ted White has been a broadcast journalist since starting his career as a copy boy for The Voice of America while in college as a journalism student. He worked for CBS, ABC, and CNN as well as other major radio and TV stations in NYC where he was a writer, reporter, editor, and producer before becoming a college professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing Reviews


"A strength of this book is the way it uses samples of reporting from well-known journalists, reproducing their scrips and using them as teaching aids." Writing Magazine

"If you aspire to work in broadcast journalism, this will teach the techniques at their most polished and professional." - Writing Magazine

About Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)


Ted White had been a broadcast journalism since starting his career as a copy boy for The Voice of America while in college as a journalism student. He worked for CBS, ABC, and CNN, as well as other major radio and TV stations in NYC, where he was a writer, reporter, editor, and producer before becoming a college professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. Ted White had been a broadcast journalism since starting his career as a copy boy for The Voice of America while in college as a journalism student. He worked for CBS, ABC, and CNN, as well as other major radio and TV stations in NYC, where he was a writer, reporter, editor, and producer before becoming a college professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.

Table of Contents


Introduction; Broadcast News Writing Mechanics; Broadcast News Writing Style; More Style Rules; Writing Broadcast Copy; Color: The Key to Good Writing; Writing for the Radio Newscast; Writing for the TV Newscast; Delivering the News; Finding the News; Broadcast News Reporting; Reporting Assignments; Covering Planned Events; Reporting Live; Putting the TV Story Together; The Interview; Collecting Information from Documents; Computer-Assisted Reporting for Broadcast; Developing Sources; Specialty Reporting; Ethics and the Law; More Ethical Issues; Tabloid Journalism; Producing; Using the Hardware; the Job Search in a Changing Industry; Glossary.

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GOR002639585
Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing by Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)
Ted White (Southern University, LA, USA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2005-04-07
544
024080659X
9780240806594
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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