Writing for the Media by Francois NelWriting for the Media by Francois Nel

Writing for the Media

byFrancois Nel

Paperback | August 15, 2010

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Writing for the Media 4e takes students step-by-step through the journalistic process discussing what constitutes news, how publications are organized, the role of the journalist and interview tips to get the most out of your interviewee.
Francois Nel is a lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa.
Title:Writing for the MediaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pagesPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195986318

ISBN - 13:9780195986310


Table of Contents

1. Why the media matters2. Inside the newsroom3. Exploring the nature of news4. Reporter's toolbox: A starter kit5. Getting started: The process of reporting and writing news6. Identifying story ideas and locating stories7. Collecting information: Interviews8. Crafting feature stories9. Successful freelance writing10. Editing11. The publicist at work12. Publication planning and design13. Ethics and the responsible journalistAppendix A: The Press Ombudsman of South AfricaAppendix B: The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South AfricaAppendix C: Style Guide