Writing for Broadcast Journalists (Media Skills)

Writing for Broadcast Journalists (Media Skills)

Rick Thompson

'This is a wonderful publication which mixes the infrequent mix of prime quality details with humour. the fashion of writing engages the reader from the creation and the event and perception of the writer sometimes makes it tough to place down, an extraordinary characteristic of a textbook. i might unreservedly suggest this e-book not just to these learning journalism yet to scholars of language and all who use the spoken and written observe because the ‘materials’ in their work.' Barry Turner, Nottingham Trent University

'Rick Thompson's suggestions guide is choked with recommendation to would-be writers for this medium. he is anyone with years of expertise on the most sensible point of the nationwide and overseas occupation, and he is smack brand new together with his references. The booklet is aimed toward newshounds, yet an individual with a major curiosity in constructing their literacy will research much approximately expert writing abilities from what he has to say.' Roy Johnson, www.mantex.co.uk

Writing for Broadcast Journalists publications readers in the course of the major adjustments among the written and the spoken models of journalistic English. it is going to aid broadcast newshounds at each degree in their careers to prevent such pitfalls because the use of newspaper-English, universal linguistic error, and Americanised words, and provides sensible suggestion on actual terminology and pronunciation, whereas encouraging writers to seize the immediacy of the spoken notice of their scripts.

Writing for Broadcast Journalists includes:

  • practical easy methods to keep away from ‘journalese’, clichés and jargon
  • guidance on tailoring your writing sort to fit a specific audience
  • advice on changing organisation replica into spoken English
  • writing to tv photographs
  • examples of scripts from the very best within the business
  • an appendix of ‘dangerous’ phrases and words to be refrained from in scripts.

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