News writing / Anna McKane.
By: McKane, AnnaMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2006Description: x, 196 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781412919142; 1412919142; 9781412919159Subject(s): Journalism -- AuthorshipDDC classification: 070.4 LOC classification: PN4783 | .M36 2006Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents 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
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...