Broadcast News

Mitchell Stephens

THIRD EDITION (To order from

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993.

SECOND EDITION, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986. FIRST EDITION, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981.

By far the most widely used radio and television journalism textbook in America, according to a study conducted at Syracuse University.

"The best-selling textook in its field since publication in 1981," the New York Times..

Table of Contents

I. Writing

1. Copy

2. Words

3. Meanings

4. Sentences

5. Leads

6. Stories

II. Reporting

7. Sources

8. Gathering news

9. Tape

10. Writing to tape

11. Coverage

III. Producing

12. Newscast

13. Public affairs

IV. Television

14. Visuals

15. Television reporting

16. Writing to visuals

17. Television newscasts

V. The Profession

18. Ethics and law

19. Programming

20. Careers Suggested Readings

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