Writing to Deadline

Author: Donald Morison Murray
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN:
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Murray takes the reader into the mind of the nonfiction writer, demystifying the process by which journalists clarify confusion and present significant information under deadline.

Trauma Journalism

Author: Mark H. Massé
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441184635
Format: PDF, Docs
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A narrative approach advocating education for students and professionals on the impact of stress, trauma and intervention in the life of a journalist. >

Newswriting on Deadline

Author: Tony Rogers
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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"Newswriting on Deadline" is filled with real-world newswriting exercises that prepare students for the stories they will cover on the job. Many of the exercises are based on actual events and most are designed to be written on a real deadline - in an hour or less. Each chapter focuses on a particular newspaper beat - police, courts, city hall - and opens with a set of tips for covering that specific beat. This is followed by a series of news writing exercises with a suggested deadline - anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Features Newswriting exercises give student the opportunity to write news stories based on actual events on a real deadline. Tips at the beginning of every chapter provide students with practical information on how to cover a specific newspaper beat. Profiles of real reporters give students a chance to hear from a professional journalist about how they cover their beat and write news stories on a tight deadline. Internet exercises allow students to use the Internet to do their own reporting and news writing. "Beyond the Classroom" feature in every chapter gives students examples of real-world stories they can cover.

Journalistic Writing

Author: Robert M. Knight
Publisher: Marion Street Press
ISBN: 1933338385
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"An indispensable guide." Richard Lederer, author of The Write Way, Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay, and Comma Sense --

Reporting Disaster on Deadline

Author: Kent Collins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0805861661
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This essential resource is among the first to focus specifically and comprehensively on journalistic coverage of disasters. It demonstrates the application of scholarship and theory to professional practice, and includes a crash book template with logistical and information-collection requirements. --

Sports Journalism

Author: Kathryn T. Stofer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742561748
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Sports Journalism introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists. Introductory chapters acquaint readers with issues and challenges in an industry in transition: changing technology, multimedia capability, citizen journalists and bloggers, shrinking news holes, and the deadline-dictated lifestyle of sports journalists. Skills chapters elaborate on news values and the conventions of journalism as they apply to sports writing. From leads to nut grafs, inverted pyramid to Model T, simple sentences to headlines, interviewing to using quotations, Sports Journalism focuses on the basics. The book expands the writer's experience into building relationships with sources and media contacts, using numbers and statistics, practicing AP style, and abiding by legal and ethical standards. An easily accessible format uses checklists, illustrations, and anecdotes to show story organization, news release format, news conference protocol, and media guide content. Chapters include suggested exercises and activities.

Shoptalk

Author: Donald Morison Murray
Publisher: Boynton/Cook Pub
ISBN:
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This book is reassuring, inspirational, interesting, and humorousto read. - Language ArtsBoth practicing and would-be writers are endlessly fascinated by what other writers have to say about the demands of their craft and their own methods of writing. In Shoptalk, Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Murray has collected quotations from over 450 classic and contemporary writers that reveal the myriad stages writers pass through to completion of a work. But this is more than a book of quotations; Murray has organized the writers' testimony into sixteen thematic categories and provided introductory essays that offer his own point of view and experiences to give direction and framework to the collection.

Deadline

Author: Randy Alcorn
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 030756262X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Involved in a tragic accident under suspicious circumstances, award-winning journalist Jake Woods must draw upon all his resources in order to uncover the truth in this rerelease of the Randy Alcorn bestseller. Jake soon finds himself swept up in a murder investigation that is both complex and dangerous. Unaware of the threat to his own life, he struggles for answers to the mystery at hand and in doing so is plunged into a deeper search for the meaning to his own existence. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Writer s Coach

Author: Jack R. Hart
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0375424393
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing and demonstrates how to overcome the most common obstacles such as procrastination, writer’s block, and excessive polishing. With instructive examples and excerpts from outstanding writing to provide inspiration, A Writer’s Coach is a boon to writers, editors, teachers, and students. From the Trade Paperback edition.