Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, And Producing

Paperback | March 4, 2013

byFrank Barnas, Ted WhiteEditorFrank Barnas

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Need to know how to write and report the news? Want to know how to deliver it simultaneously for a television format, blog, Twitter, Facebook, website, and more?Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Sixth Editionshows you how it¿s done. While retaining intensive coverage of the fundamental principles of delivering the news, this new edition brings brand new coverage of the how¿s, why¿s, when¿s, and where¿s¿and it¿s all designed for the digital newsroom.

Key features:

  • Comprehensive coverage of how to function in a multiple-platform, digital newsroom
  • Presents the fundamental concepts of journalism, whether for TV, web, Twitter, Facebook, or other digital platforms
  • Brand new companion website features original video tutorials of necessary skillsets for journalists, including lighting structures, how to hold a microphone, properly conducting an interview¿an incredible wealth of resources for aspiring journalists

New to the sixth edition:

  • Reorganized to reflect the ever-changing landscape of the industry¿material on Convergent Media and Network and Global News have been incorporated throughout the text

  • Updated throughout with information on social media and digital technology practices with regard to delivering the news
  • Updated illustrations and examples throughout the text
  • Additional writing examples and new website links
  • New Fast Fact boxes with short, easy-to-digest information

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Need to know how to write and report the news? Want to know how to deliver it simultaneously for a television format, blog, Twitter, Facebook, website, and more?Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Sixth Editionshows you how it¿s done. While retaining intensive coverage of the fundamental principles of delivering the news,...

Frank Barnasis a Professor of Mass Media at Valdosta State University and serves as the President for the Society for Collegiate Journalists. His journalism background includes television reporting, radio commentary, and working on documentaries in locations ranging from Russia to Antarctica. He has been recognized by the Academy of Te...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9.1 × 7.5 × 0.8 inPublished:March 4, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0240823710

ISBN - 13:9780240823713

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Table of Contents

PART 1 ACQUIRING THE NEWS: Locating the News; Developing Sources; Collecting Information from Documents; Reporting Assignments; Specialty Reporting. PART 2: WRITING THE NEWS: News Writing Mechanics; News Writing Style; Writing Compelling Leads. PART 3: REPORTING THE NEWS: Fieldwork; Interviewing; Covering Planned Events; Reporting Live; Voiceovers, Packages, and Story Formats. PART 4: PRODUCING THE NEWS: Producing the Television Newscast; Producing the Radio Newscast; Delivering the News.