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ISBN-10: 0073212768

ISBN-13: 9780073212760

Edition: 10th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Melvin Mencher

List price: $99.38
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Teaching by examples, this tenth edition shows students, the fundamentals of reporting and writing news.
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Book details

List price: $99.38
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 6/27/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 640
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Melvin Mencher is the author of News Writing and Reporting, the text that set the standard for the field, now in its Tenth Edition. He has extensive experience in the newsroom and has written numerous articles, as well as a publication from the Poynter Institute, "The Sayings of Chairman Mel."

The Reporter At Work
On the Job
The Basics
Components of the Story
Writing the Story
What is News?
The Internet and Other Tools of the Trade
The Lead
Story Structure
The Writer’s Art
Features, Long Stories and Series
Broadcast Newswriting
Writing News Releases
Reporting Principles
Digging for Information
Making Sound Observations
Building and Using Background
Finding, Cultivating and Using Sources
Interviewing Principles and Practices
Speeches, Meetings and News Conferences
Hunches, Feelings and Stereotypes
From Accidents to Education
Accidents and Disasters
The Police Beat
The Courts
Business Reporting
Local Government and Education
Laws, Taste and Taboos, Codes and Ethics
Reporters and the Law
Taste—Defining the Appropriate
The Morality of Journalism Stylebook