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The Resource Contemporary editing, Cecilia Friend, Donald Challenger

Contemporary editing, Cecilia Friend, Donald Challenger

Label
Contemporary editing
Title
Contemporary editing
Statement of responsibility
Cecilia Friend, Donald Challenger
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contemporary Editing offers journalism students a forward-looking introduction to news editing, providing instruction on traditional newsroom conventions along with a focus on emerging news platforms. This comprehensive text provides students with a strong understanding of everything an editor does, addressing essential copy editing fundamentals such as grammar and style; editorial decision making; photo editing, information graphics, and page design; and new media approaches to storytelling. Throughout, the book focuses on how ""the editor's attitude""--A keen awareness of news values, ethics, and audience--comes into play in all facets of new editing. This new edition offers expanded coverage of web publishing and mobile media, giving students solid editing skills for today's evolving media and news forum
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friend, Cecilia
Dewey number
070.4/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4778
LC item number
.F75 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Challenger, Don
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Journalism
Label
Contemporary editing, Cecilia Friend, Donald Challenger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART 1: Approaching the Story. 1. Focus on Fundamentals: The Editor Within -- 2. Focus on News Judgment: The Editor's Attitude -- 3. Focus on Skills and Tools: The Editor in the Newsroom -- 4. Focus on Grammar: The Mechanics of Language -- 5. Focus on Good Writing: Strong and Graceful Prose -- 6. Focus on Headlines: Precision, Power and Poetry -- PART 2: Inside the Story. 7. News Close to Home: Editing Local and Community Media -- 8. News from Afar: Editing Nonlocal Stories -- 9. Making a Long Story Short: Editing for Brevity and Clarity -- 10. Working with Writers: Editing Features -- 11. No Safety in Numbers: Checking Them Twice -- 12. Doing Justice: Ethical and Legal issues -- PART 3: Beyond the Story. 13. An Eye for News: Editing Visuals -- 14. Showing the Story: Editing Data Visualizations -- 15. The Balancing Act: Desigining Pages
Control code
ocn776533543
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xxi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780203370322
Lccn
2013004637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780415892810
  • (OCoLC)776533543
Label
Contemporary editing, Cecilia Friend, Donald Challenger
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART 1: Approaching the Story. 1. Focus on Fundamentals: The Editor Within -- 2. Focus on News Judgment: The Editor's Attitude -- 3. Focus on Skills and Tools: The Editor in the Newsroom -- 4. Focus on Grammar: The Mechanics of Language -- 5. Focus on Good Writing: Strong and Graceful Prose -- 6. Focus on Headlines: Precision, Power and Poetry -- PART 2: Inside the Story. 7. News Close to Home: Editing Local and Community Media -- 8. News from Afar: Editing Nonlocal Stories -- 9. Making a Long Story Short: Editing for Brevity and Clarity -- 10. Working with Writers: Editing Features -- 11. No Safety in Numbers: Checking Them Twice -- 12. Doing Justice: Ethical and Legal issues -- PART 3: Beyond the Story. 13. An Eye for News: Editing Visuals -- 14. Showing the Story: Editing Data Visualizations -- 15. The Balancing Act: Desigining Pages
Control code
ocn776533543
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xxi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780203370322
Lccn
2013004637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780415892810
  • (OCoLC)776533543

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