Broadcast Journalism Techniques of Radio and Television News
Now in its 8th edition, Broadcast Journalism continues to be an essential text on the production of news broadcasting and the practical skills needed.
It includes not only basic techniques and classic examples for the production of radio and TV news, but also new technology and the latest case studies. The fundamental skills of interviewing, news writing and production now have to cope with the prevalence of Fake News and Deep Fakes and verifying content in an endless flow of social media. This edition also includes newsgathering with mobile devices, live reporting and using data and graphics. There are dozens of new images and links for downloads and further reading, plus end-of-chapter exercises and tutor notes.
This continues to be an indispensable textbook for broadcast journalism and communications students looking for an in-depth guide to the industry.
Preface. What this book is about
1 Do You Want The Job?
2 Ethics. Law. Fakes & Fabrications (biggest now – 35 pages)
3 Story types for broadcast journalism.
4 News channels, programmes and streams
5 Where News Comes From
6 Choosing and Chasing the Story
7 Setting up the Interview
8 The Interview
9 Writing Basics
10 Writing for News
11 Broadcast News Style Book
12 Putting the Show Together
13 News Anchors and Presenters
14 On Air
16 Story Treatment
19 The Studio
20 Television newsroom production
21 Writing Television News
22 Gathering television news.
23 Getting the shots
24 Editing the pictures and sound
25 Live TV reporting
26 Data, graphics and visuals
27 The television news studio and presentation
Appendix - GLOSSARY OF TERMS