McKane, Anna.

News writing / Anna McKane. - London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2006. - x, 196 p. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: What Makes News Gathering the News The Intro Structure Part 1 The inverted pyramid Structure Part 2 The news story as answers Structure Part 3 Avoiding narrative Other new writing models or intros Accuracy The Language of News 1 Choosing the right words The Language of News 2 Sentence structure, brevity and clarity The Language of News 3 Grammar and punctuation Subbing and presentation: The view from the bridge Christopher McKane, executive editor at The Times Other models used on news pages Table of contents

The ability to write a good news story is the starting point for a young journalist's career, and is the central test likely to be given to young people on work experience or doing trial shifts. This Read more...

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PN4783 / .M36 2006

070.4 / MCN 2006

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