This exciting and comprehensive text takes students, trainees and professionals into the world of the modern-day newsroom, covering both key techniques and theory in detail. The second edition has been revised and updated to include all the technical, regulatory and theoretical advances in recent broadcast custom and practice and is influenced by newsrooms around the country.
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Ideal for students on journalism courses at all levels, this text is also useful for professionals and trainees working in broadcast, print and other media, and those looking at broadcast journalism in the wider context of media studies.
Part One: The Job 1. Introduction 2. What’s the story? 3. Finding the news 4. The interview 5. News writing 6. Location reporting and production 7. Location video and sound 8. Sports reporting and commentary 9. Foreign reporting 10. Going live 11. The package 12. Editing 13. Graphics 14. Presentation 15. The programme Part Two: The Essential Guide Getting a job The Law and broadcast journalists Broadcast journalism courses Part Three: Workshops and Exercises Glossary Index