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Published: 01 October 2018

ISBN: 9780190050788

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Writing and Reporting for the Media

Text and Workbook Package

Twelfth Edition

John R. Bender, Lucinda D. Davenport, Michael W. Drager, and Fred Fedler

  • Plentiful Examples: The text contains hundreds of examples from the work of students and professionals. Each new topic or discussion of errors includes examples, and the authors also show students how to avoid or correct errors.
  • Realistic Exercises: Taken from or inspired by real events, many of the exercises contain ethical problems--like profanities, sexist comments, names of victims, or other materials that editors would be reluctant to publish--thereby requiring students to make decisions.
  • Flexibility: The chapters can be taught in almost any order, and the exceptionally large number of exercises provides instructors with the opportunity to assign extra exercises for students who need more help.
  • Reporter's Guides: Each chapter ends with a "Reporter's Guide" that summarizes the major points covered in the chapter and helps students organize their writing assignments.

New to this Edition:

  • Offers more exercises than ever before in the accompanying, free workbook, providing instructors with great flexibility
  • Intersperses digital journalism throughout--rather than containing it to one chapter--reflecting the work that journalists do today
  • Incorporates many new current examples, including the election of Donald J. Trump as president, the controversy over the use of lethal force by police against minority citizens, and protests by athletes against police killings

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