Practical journalism : how to write news
- Additional Author(s)
- London: Sage Publications Ltd, 2006
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Practical Journalism: How to Write News introduces the skills needed to become a journalist in the digital age. Easy to read, the book draws on interviews with dozens of working journalists. They share their thoughts on the profession and we watch them work – selecting stories, carrying out interviews, and writing scripts. There are chapters on interviewing, research techniques, and news writing. Further chapters cover working in broadcasting and online, media law, and ethics. Each chapter concludes with activities and a list of further reading and a glossary of terms is included at the end of the book.
- Number of Page(s)
- 1 online resource (xv, 318 p.)
- Other Desc.
- ill., ports.
Summary / Review / Table of Content
The journalist --
What is news? --
Telling the story: grammar and style --
Structuring the story --
Writing for broadcast --
Online journalism --
Effective interviewing --
Finding the news --
Local government reporting --
Court reporting --
reporters and the law --
The moral maze.
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