All the News: Writing and Reporting for Convergent Media is the first textbook to teach students how to write for a convergent newsroom where they will be required to report in print, online, radio and television formats. Grounded in the fundamentals of good news writing, students will also learn about journalistic ethics, writing for a diverse population, and mastering the mechanics of communicating through different media.
The goal of the basic news writing course is to prepare students to be proficient at evaluating information and crafting well written stories. This text embraces these objectives while also offering a fresh and realistic view of news writing in the 21st century–giving students the new set of tools that they’ll need to succeed in the convergent environment.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: News in the Age of Convergence
Chapter 2: Deciding What’s News
Chapter 3: Research and Interviewing
Chapter 4: Writing Short News Reports and Leads
Chapter 5: Writing the Basic Text Story
Chapter 6: Writing the Advanced Text Story
Chapter 7: Writing the Basic Online Story
Chapter 8: Writing the Basic Audio Story
Chapter 9: Writing the Advanced Audio Story
Chapter 10: Writing the Basic Video Story
Chapter 11: Writing the Advanced Video Story
Chapter 12: Writing the Advanced Online Story
Chapter 13: Key Story Types
Chapter 14: Journalistic Principles
Chapter 15: Legal Issues and Journalistic Ethics
Chapter 16: Writing in a Diverse Environment
Appendix A: Print and Online Writing Style
Appendix B: Broadcast News Style
Appendix C: Associated Press Style
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$50.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-64494-0