Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method
- AUTHOR: Carole Rich
- ISBN-13: 9781305077331
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 496 Pages Paperback
- 8th Edition
- ©2016 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
Packed with bright new images and examples from recent headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help students develop the writing and reporting skills they need to succeed in a changing world of journalism. Delivering solid coverage of the fundamental skills, the text integrates new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media. It devotes an entire chapter to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give students practice working through ethical issues before they face them on the job. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates. An all-new book glossary features many of the newer terms used in Journalism. In addition, the book now offers MindTap Communication, a fully online, highly personalized learning experience that enhances learner engagement and improves outcomes while reducing instructor workload.
Part I: UNDERSTANDING NEWS.
1. Understanding News.
2. The Basic News Story.
3. Social Media.
Part: II COLLECTING INFORMATION.
4. Sources and Online Research.
5. Interviewing Techniques.
6. Mobile and Multimedia Skills.
Part III: CONSTRUCTING STORIES.
7. Leads and Nut Graphs.
8. Story Organization.
9. Story Forms.
10. Storytelling and Feature Techniques.
11. Broadcast News Writing.
12. Online Journalism.
13. Public Relations Writing.
Part IV: UNDERSTANDING MEDIA ISSUES.
14. Media Law.
15. Media Ethics.
16. Multicultural Sensitivity.
Part V: APPLYING THE TECHNIQUES.
17. Profiles And Obituaries.
18. Speeches, News Conferences and Meetings.
19. Government and Statistical Stories.
20. Crime and Punishment.
21. Disasters, Weather and Tragedies.
22. Media Jobs and Internships.
Appendix 1: Grammar And Usage.
Appendix 2: Glossary.