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Writing for broadcast journalists

Author: Rick Thompson
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Media skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book guides readers through the significant differences between the written and the spoken versions of journalistic English. It will help broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English, common linguistic errors, and Americanised phrases, and gives practical advice on accurate terminology and pronunciation, while encouraging writers to capture the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Thompson
ISBN: 9780415581677 0415581672 9780415581684 0415581680 9780203845776 0203845773
OCLC Number: 668986095
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Good spoken English --
The language of broadcast news --
Writing broadcast news scripts --
Different techniques for radio and television --
Writing online news --
And finally--
Series Title: Media skills.
Responsibility: Rick Thompson.

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