Reporting for the Media

ISBN-10: 0199846413

ISBN-13: 9780199846412

Edition: 10th 2012

Authors: John R. Bender, Lucinda Davenport, Michael Drager, Fred Fedler

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Now in its tenth edition,Reporting for the Mediacontinues to be an essential resource for journalism instructors. A sweeping introduction to newswriting and reporting, this classic text focuses on the basics of reporting--how to become more curious about the world, generate provocative ideas, gather vital information and write incisive stories.The authors emphasize such central topics as grammar basics, newswriting style, traditional story structures and styles, interviewing techniques, reporting on speeches and meetings, and common ethical dilemmas. In addition to its excellent pedagogy and coverage of the converged newsroom, the text also explores a variety of advanced topics including broadcast writing, law, ethics and public relations.NEW TO THIS EDITION:* A new chapter on writing for digital media and cross-platform storytelling* An introductory chapter that combines chapters 1 and 2 of the last edition* A new four-part organization that presents the chapters on libel and ethics earlier in the book* Chapters 12 and 22, exercises on copyediting symbols and an appendix containing the abridged AP Stylebook are now on a Companion Website* More coverage of new and emerging forms of media
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List price: $87.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Journalism Today
Grammar and Spelling
Newswriting Style
The Language of News
Selecting and Reporting the News
Libel, Privacy and Newsgathering Issues
Basic News Leads
Alternative Leads
The Body of a News Story
Quotations and Attribution
Writing for Radio and TV News
Writing for Digital Media
Speeches and Meetings
Brights, Follow-Ups, Roundups, Sidebars and Obituaries
Feature Stories
Public Affairs Reporting
Advanced Reporting
Journalism and Public Relations
City Directory
Rules for Forming Possessives
Answer Keys
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