Subediting and Production for Journalists
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Subediting and Production for Journalists by Wynford Hicks
Book DescriptionSubediting for Journalists is a concise, up-to-date and readable introduction to the skills of subediting for newspapers and magazines. It describes how subediting has developed, from the early days of printing to the modern era of computers and the web, and explains clearly what the sub now has to do. Using practical examples from newspapers and magazines, Subediting for Journalists introduces the various techniques involved in subediting from cutting copy to writing cover lines. It includes: *house style explained with model stylebook provided *examples of bad journalistic English such as misused cliches and pronoun confusion *subbing news and features for sense and style *editing quotes and readers' letters *projecting copy by writing headlines and standfirsts *checking pictures and writing captions *principles and methods of proofreading *making copy legally safe *understanding production and using software packages *website subbing *a glossary of journalistic terms and suggestions for further reading
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415240857
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wynford Hicks
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This is a guide to the basics of English, as well as to those aspects of writing, such as reporting speech, house style and jargon, which are specific to the language of journalism. It covers the fundamentals of grammar, the use of spelling, punctuation and journalistic writing.
Quite Literally, Paperback (October 2012)
Concentrating on writing rather than speech, Wynford Hicks examines the usage of uncommon words, slang, & constructions that challenge conventional rules of grammar. When can it be right to split an infinitive, use jargon, or adopt a euphemism? And does the Queen speak the Queen's English?
Interviewing for Journalists, Paperback (April 2009)
Details the central journalistic skill of how to ask the right question in the right way. This title focuses on the many types of interviewing, from the routine street interview, vox pop and press conference to the interview used as the basis of an in-depth profile. It is suitable for the print and online journalists.
Writing for Journalists, Paperback (May 2008)» View all books by Wynford Hicks
Describes the craft of journalistic writing. Suitable for those who write for newspapers, periodicals and websites, whether students, trainees or professionals, this title introduces the reader to the essentials of good writing.
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