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Broadcast news writing, reporting, and producing

Broadcast news writing, reporting, and producing

Barnas, Frank

This volume covers all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for operating in the modern day newsroom. New to this edition are profiles of working journalists who give readers a glimpse into the working life of modern reporters, producers and directors

Paperback, Book. English.
Seventh edition
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Published New York: Routledge, 2018

Available at Middlesbrough Campus.

  • Middlesbrough Campus – 1 available: (Floor 3) 808.06607/BAR

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Edition statement: Frank Barnas.
ISBN: 1138207489, 9781138207486
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Previous edition: New York: Focal Press, 2013.
Note: Includes index.
Note: "A Focal Press book"--Front cover.
Physical Description: xvi, 347 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Media Studies.; Broadcast journalism.; Reporters and reporting.


  1. 1. Legal and Ethical Considerations
  2. 2. Locating the News
  3. 3. Developing Stories
  4. 4. Collecting Information from Real and Virtual Documents
  5. 5. Beats, Spot News, and Reporting Assignments
  6. 6. Newswriting Mechanics
  7. 7. Newswriting Style
  8. 8. Writing Compelling Leads
  9. 9. Fieldwork
  10. 10. Interviewing
  11. 11. Covering Planned Events
  12. 12. Reporting Live
  13. 13. Voiceovers, Packages, and Story Formats
  14. 14. Producing the Television Newscast
  15. 15. Producing the Radio Newscast
  16. 16. Delivering the News
  17. 17. Careers in Broadcast Journalism
  18. 18. Portfolio Development