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Writing for journalists

Author: Wynford Hicks; Sally Adams; Harriett Gilbert; Tim Holmes; Jane Bentley
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016. ©2016
Series: Media skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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The new edition of Writing for Journalists focuses on the key issue for writers working across all forms of media today: how to produce clear, engaging and illuminating copy that will keep the reader hooked from start to finish. Written by skilled specialist contributors and drawing on a broad range of examples to illustrate the best professional practice, this edition includes: chapters on how to write news,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wynford Hicks; Sally Adams; Harriett Gilbert; Tim Holmes; Jane Bentley
ISBN: 9781138932098 1138932094 9781138932104 1138932108
OCLC Number: 919202188
Description: x, 200 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Writing news 3. Writing features Sally Adams 4. Writing columns and blogs 5. Writing reviews Harriett Gilbert 6. Writing for digital publication - shortform Tim Holmes 7. Writing for digital publication - longform Jane Bentley 8. Style Glossary of terms used in journalism Further reading
Series Title: Media skills.
Responsibility: Wynford Hicks with Sally Adams, Harriett Gilbert, Tim Holmes and Jane Bentley.
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The new edition of Writing for Journalists focuses on the key issue for writers working across all forms of media today: how to produce clear, engaging and illuminating copy that will keep the reader hooked from start to finish. Written by skilled specialist contributors and drawing on a broad range of examples to illustrate the best professional practice, this edition includes: chapters on how to write news, features and reviews whatever the format used for delivery, expanded chapters on writing for digital publication in both shortform and longform, top tips on writing columns and blogs from leading professionals, an exploration of the importance of style and its impact on great journalistic writing, an extensive glossary of terms used in journalism and suggestions for further reading This is an essential guide to good writing for all practising journalists and students of journalism.

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