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Published: 09 September 2011

242 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199760039

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Writing Broadcast News in the Internet Age

Fourth Edition

John Hewitt

  • Contains more student exercises than any other book in the market.
  • Has a strong focus on the basic mechanics of writing for broadcast news.

New to this Edition:

  • Revised and expanded chapters that: - survey the integration of online, smart phone, e-tablet and social media for presentation - explore social media's important ethical and legal quandaries - introduce comprehensive producing strategies that consider broadcast, online, and mobile devices
  • A new focus on multimedia journalism and convergence skills (broadcast and new media)
  • 20 new and several reworked exercises that are ideal for class and group projects
  • A new chapter concentrating on visual sequences and their logic
  • A companion website ( that features a new Instructor's Manual with solutions to the book's exercises and additional exercises for students
  • New graphics emphasizing workbook mastery learning and methodology

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