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Author White, Ted, 1926-

Title Broadcast news writing, reporting, and producing / Ted White
Edition Fourth edition
Published Boston, Mass. : Elsevier/Focal Press, 2005

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Description xxxiv, 507 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Broadcast news writing mechanics -- 2. Broadcast news writing style -- 3. More style rules -- 4. Writing broadcast copy -- 5. Color : the key to good writing -- 6. Radio news -- 7. Writing for the television newscast -- 8. Delivering the news -- 9. Finding the news -- 10. Broadcast news reporting -- 11. Reporting assignments -- 12. Covering planned events -- 13. Reporting live -- 14. Putting the television story together -- 15. The interview -- 16. Collecting information from documents -- 17. Computer-assisted reporting for broadcast / Brant Houston -- 18. Developing sources -- 19. Specialty reporting -- 20. Ethics -- 21. More ethical issues -- 22. Tabloid journalism -- 23. Producing -- 24. Using the hardware -- 25. The job search in a changing industry
Summary "Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Fourth Edition examines the skills, technologies, and challenges of writing, reporting, and producing for broadcast journalism. Along with complete coverage of the fundamentals, this book contains writing samples from some of the most famous broadcast journalists, including Edward R. Murrow, Charles Kuralt, Cokie Roberts, Eric Sevareid, Pauline Frederick, Charles Osgood, Paul Harvey, Betsy Aaron, Bob Dotson, Susan Stamberg, and Richard Threlkeld, who also discuss how they write and report."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Subject Broadcast journalism.
Reporters and reporting.
Report writing.
LC no. 2004059735
ISBN 024080659X alkaline paper
Other Titles Broadcast news : writing, reporting, and producing (White : 4th ed.)