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Writing for broadcast journalists

by Rick Thompson

  • 315 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Broadcast journalism -- Authorship,
  • Reporters and reporting,
  • Report writing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRick Thompson.
    SeriesMedia skills
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.B75 T48 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3291977M
    ISBN 100415317967, 0415317975
    LC Control Number2004009293

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    Tell us why you chose Scoop as your first book.. Others have tried to write comic novels about journalism – Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn, for instance – but Scoop has yet to be bettered and I doubt it ever will be. I re-read it recently and was struck by how unchanged Fleet Street is, 80 years after it was written. Perhaps you’ve always wondered how public radio gets that smooth, well-crafted sound. Maybe you’re thinking about starting a podcast, and want some tips from the pros. Or maybe storytelling has always been a passion of yours, and you want to learn to do it more effectively. Whatever the case—whether you’re an avid NPR listener or you aspire to create your own audio, or both—Sound.

      Journalism began as a print media and remained as such until the invention of radio and television in the 20th century. Journalism that provides information over radio, television – and now, the Internet – is known as broadcast journalism.. Although print journalism and broadcast journalism share much in common, e.g., both disseminate information to the general public and engage in.   [2 June]: book on social media for journalists added, and Bayesian methods. [12 June]: book added on collaboration and innovation in online publishing [11 July]: added book on ethics. [21 August]: Added CAR book When Nerds and Words Collide [23 December ]: Added CIJ book on data journalism. [5 Feb ]: Added Scott Murray’s web.


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