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Need to know how to write and report the news? Want to know how to deliver it simultaneously for a television format, blog, Twitter, Facebook, website, and more? Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Sixth Edition shows you how it’s done. While retaining intensive coverage of the fundamental principles of delivering the news, this new edition brings brand new coverage of the how’s, why’s, when’s, and where’s—and it’s all designed for the digital newsroom.
New to the sixth edition:
PART 1 ACQUIRING THE NEWS: Locating the News; Developing Sources; Collecting Information from Documents; Reporting Assignments; Specialty Reporting. PART 2: WRITING THE NEWS: News Writing Mechanics; News Writing Style; Writing Compelling Leads. PART 3: REPORTING THE NEWS: Fieldwork; Interviewing; Covering Planned Events; Reporting Live; Voiceovers, Packages, and Story Formats. PART 4: PRODUCING THE NEWS: Producing the Television Newscast; Producing the Radio Newscast; Delivering the News.