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Author Block, Mervin.

Title Writing broadcast news : shorter, sharper, stronger / Mervin Block
Edition Revised and expanded
Published Chicago : Bonus Books, [1997]


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 W'PONDS  808.06607 B6512/W  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  808.06607 B6512/W  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  808.06607 B6512/W  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 314 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Dozen deadly don'ts -- Venial sins -- Top tips of the trade -- Lead-ins, lead-outs, voice-overs -- Style: Clarity begins at home -- and office -- My least worst -- Your turn -- Reams of rules -- Who says? -- Leading questions (and other problems) -- Bad news -- A "guilty conviction" (and other offenses) -- The Ing thing (and other wrong things) -- Noosepapers (and when they eat their words) -- After math -- All else -- Appendix A: Further reading and reference -- Appendix B: Grammar hotline directory
Summary The author offers clear advice and examples on broadcast journalism and elements that distinguish writing for broadcast news from writing for print sources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index
Subject Broadcast journalism -- Authorship.
Broadcast journalism -- Authorship.
Broadcast journalism -- Style manuals
Broadcast journalism.
Journalism -- Style manuals.
Report writing.
LC no. 97006266
ISBN 1566250846 (alk. paper)