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Writing and reporting news you can use / Tammy Trujillo.

By: Trujillo, Tammy [author. ].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018Description: 224 pages : photo ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138284241 (hardback); 9781138284272 (pbk.).Subject(s): Broadcast journalism -- Authorship | Television broadcasting of newsDDC classification: 808.06607
Contents:
What is news and where does it come from? -- What do people want from a newscast? -- The rules and regulations -- Ethical and moral newswriting -- Writing the news to make it more readable -- News Judgment - How to pick the right stories -- Re-write and then re-write it again -- Types of stories -- Teases and headlines -- Enterprising stories -- Public affairs news -- Creating series and multi-part stories -- Types of audio and video -- Effective interviewing -- Selecting and writing with interview clips -- Adding creative elements to news stories -- Writing for internet usage -- Packaging for multi-media -- Social media as a news source -- The right attitude and approach -- Sounding like the expert -- Looking like a pro -- The life of a news professional -- Creating and marketing your demo -- News tests and interviews -- Making your first career move.
Summary: "Writing and Reporting News You Can Use instructs students on how to produce news that is informative, interesting, educational, and most importantly, compelling. It addresses roadblocks to student interest in writing news, using illustrative examples and exercises to help them understand how to write news that is interesting and accurate. Trujillo's hands-on approach is based on real-world strategies that deal with audience and market characteristics. Students are writing from the very beginning while also getting the ethical and legal grounding necessary to understand the field. This textbook is a complete resource for students learning broadcast news, including how to get a job after leaving the classroom"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: Mass Comm 2017-2018
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Includes index.

What is news and where does it come from? -- What do people want from a newscast? -- The rules and regulations -- Ethical and moral newswriting -- Writing the news to make it more readable -- News Judgment - How to pick the right stories -- Re-write and then re-write it again -- Types of stories -- Teases and headlines -- Enterprising stories -- Public affairs news -- Creating series and multi-part stories -- Types of audio and video -- Effective interviewing -- Selecting and writing with interview clips -- Adding creative elements to news stories -- Writing for internet usage -- Packaging for multi-media -- Social media as a news source -- The right attitude and approach -- Sounding like the expert -- Looking like a pro -- The life of a news professional -- Creating and marketing your demo -- News tests and interviews -- Making your first career move.

"Writing and Reporting News You Can Use instructs students on how to produce news that is informative, interesting, educational, and most importantly, compelling. It addresses roadblocks to student interest in writing news, using illustrative examples and exercises to help them understand how to write news that is interesting and accurate. Trujillo's hands-on approach is based on real-world strategies that deal with audience and market characteristics. Students are writing from the very beginning while also getting the ethical and legal grounding necessary to understand the field. This textbook is a complete resource for students learning broadcast news, including how to get a job after leaving the classroom"-- Provided by publisher.

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