This seventh edition of Broadcast Journalism continues its long tradition of covering the basics of broadcasting from gathering news sources, interviewing, putting together a programme, news writing, reporting, editing, working in the studio, conducting live reports and more. The authors have brought the material further up to date with the integration of social media, uses of mobile technology, the emergence of user-generated content and updated examples, illustrations and case studies throughout. End-of-chapter exercises are also included.
New for this edition:
Updated with new examples, quotes and pictures.
Restructured with end-of-chapter summaries, exercises for students, notes for tutors, links for further reading and references to invaluable websites and smartphone apps.
Extended chapters on ethics, responsibilities, interviewing, mobile newsgathering and filming.
New additional information on coping with reporting traumatic stories, and how news organisations use Twitter and Periscope.
Part One: Principles of Broadcast Journalism 1. Do You Want the Job? 2. Ethics, Responsibilities and Law 3. What Makes Broadcast News? 4. News Channels, Programmes and Streams 5. Where the News Comes From 6. Choosing and Chasing the Story 7. Setting Up the Interview 8. The Interview 9. Writing Basics 10. Writing for News 11. Broadcast News Style Book 12. Putting the Show Together 13. News Anchors and Presenters 14. `On Air!' 15. News Reading Mechanics Part Two: Radio 16. Story Treatment 17. Recording 18. Editing 19. The Studio Part Three: Television 20. Television Newsroom Production 21. Writing Television News 22. Gathering Television News: Reporting and Video-journalism 23. Getting the Shots 24. Editing the Pictures and Sound 25. Live Reporting in Sound and Vision 26. Data, Graphics and Visuals 27. Presenting Television News 28. The Television News Studio and Gallery Appendix One: Useful Twitter Accounts to Follow Appendix Two: Notes on the Use of Live Streaming Mobile-Phone Apps for Journalists and News Outlets Appendix Three: Glossary of Terms Used in Digital and Multi-media Broadcasting