Writing for broadcast journalists / Rick Thompson.

Guides readers through the significant differences between the written and the spoken versions of journalistic English. This title helps broadcast journalists at different stages of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English, common linguistic errors, and Americanised phras...

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Thompson, Rick, 1947-
Format: eBook
Published:London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Media skills.
Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Good spoken English; 3 The language of broadcast news; 4 Writing broadcast news scripts; 5 Different techniques for radio and television; 6 Writing online news; 7 And finally . . .; Appendix Dangerous words: An alphabetical checklist; Further reading; Index.