Researching for the Media

Author: Adele Emm
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317698142
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism is an essential guide to researching for the media industry. It explains the role of the researcher and journalist within radio, television and journalism exploring key areas of what to expect in the job. Researching for the Media: Television, Radio and Journalism offers advice and instruction on practical, ethical and legal issues which affect anyone working in these industries. Beginning with suggestions on how to think up ideas and how to devise treatments, through to general research methods and techniques and guidance on working on location at home and abroad, it uses real examples of good and bad practice from the industry. Written by an experienced researcher, writer and producer, Researching for the Media includes: Tips on finding contributors from contestants, experts and specialists through to audiences and celebrities How to find photographs, picture and film clips and the ethical and legal issues involved Advice on finding and using music and copyright issues How the media uses the internet and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram A discussion of risk assessment, codes of conduct, ethical behaviour and legal and safety issues A glossary of media terms, further reading and a list of helpful websites. Discover more at www.adeleemm.com

Research Skills for Journalists

Author: Vanessa Edwards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317294528
Release Date: 2016-03-02
Genre: Social Science

Research Skills for Journalists is a comprehensive, engaging and highly practical guide to developing the varied skillset needed for producing well researched, quality journalism across a range of platforms. Illustrated with original interviews and case studies, the book guides readers through a clear understanding of sources of news, as well as illustrating the skills needed to undertake successful digital and non-digital research and to conduct interviews for a variety of media. It examines the skills needed for basic data journalism and presents an in-depth exploration of the different research skills specific to producing print and online text, as well as those for broadcast and multimedia journalism. Key research skills explored in the book include: Developing digital research skills, including researching through search engines, messages boards, discussion groups and web forums, social media, apps, and using user generated content Working with data, including sourcing, auditing and analysing data, data visualisation and understanding the importance of accuracy and context Essential non-digital research skills, including telephone technique, using libraries and working with librarians, understanding copyright, working with picture libraries and research services, and producing freedom of information requests Working directly with people to research stories, including the power of persuasion, tracking down great contributors, managing and protecting sources, planning and managing interviews, and interviewing vulnerable people Researching for multimedia production of stories, including researching a radio story, podcast or video story, and planning for outside broadcasts. Research Skills for Journalists also explores specialist research skills needed for working overseas and investigates new areas, which could be used for journalism research in the future. The book is illustrated with original contributions by journalists from a variety of backgrounds; including veteran investigative journalist John Pilger, pioneering data journalist Simon Rogers and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s award-winning reporter Abigail Fielding-Smith. It is an invaluable guide for students and practitioners of journalism to the skills needed for finding and developing original news stories today.

Researching for Television and Radio

Author: Adèle Emm
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134543519
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Researching for Television and Radio is an essential guide to the skills necessary for working as a researcher in the television and radio industries.

Research for Media Production

Author: Kathy Chater
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240516486
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Performing Arts

Outlines the main skills, techniques and practices for the job of the researcher. An easy to follow guide to production research, it will help the new researcher to understand the possibilities to be considered when undertaking research and the kind of questions that need to be asked at each stage of the production process. Every project, whether it's a programme for television or radio or an article for publication is different and there is no one, correct answer to each situation. Based on the author's wealth of experience as a researcher on many and varied kinds of broadcast and non-broadcast programmes, this quick reference will guide the reader through the problems they are likely to encounter and help to resolve them. It also includes many tips to help the reader gain a better understanding of the real world of production. Research for Media Production is a rework and expanded edition of Production Research also written by Kathy Chater. Gain a complete understanding of production research.Outlines the main skills, techniques and practices.Learn quickly how the professionals do it.

Writing for Broadcast Journalists

Author: Rick Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136929632
Release Date: 2010-07-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

'This is a superb book which combines the rare mixture of high quality information with humour. The style of writing engages the reader from the introduction and the experience and insight of the author occasionally makes it difficult to put down, a rare feature of a textbook. I would unreservedly recommend this book not only to those studying journalism but to students of language and all who use the spoken and written word as the ‘materials’ of their work.' Barry Turner, Nottingham Trent University 'Rick Thompson's guidance manual is packed with advice to would-be writers for this medium. He's someone with years of experience at the top level of the national and international profession, and he's smack up to date with his references. The book is aimed at journalists, but anyone with a serious interest in developing their literacy will learn a lot about professional writing skills from what he has to say.' Roy Johnson, www.mantex.co.uk Writing for Broadcast Journalists guides readers through the significant differences between the written and the spoken versions of journalistic English. It will help broadcast journalists at every stage of their careers to avoid such pitfalls as the use of newspaper-English, common linguistic errors, and Americanised phrases, and gives practical advice on accurate terminology and pronunciation, while encouraging writers to capture the immediacy of the spoken word in their scripts. Writing for Broadcast Journalists includes: practical tips on how to avoid ‘journalese’, clichés and jargon guidance on tailoring your writing style to suit a particular audience advice on converting agency copy into spoken English writing to television pictures examples of scripts from some of the best in the business an appendix of ‘dangerous’ words and phrases to be avoided in scripts.

Reporting for Journalists

Author: Chris Frost
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135277840
Release Date: 2010-06-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. From the process of finding a story and tracing sources, to interviewing contacts, gathering information and filing the finished report, it is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a useful guide for working professionals. Reporting for Journalists explores the role of the reporter in the world of modern journalism and emphasises the importance of learning to report across all media – radio, television, online, newspapers and periodicals. Using case studies, and examples of print, online and broadcast news stories, the second edition of Reporting for Journalists includes: information on using wikis, blogs, social networks and online maps finding a story and how to develop ideas researching the story and building the contacts book including crowd sourcing and using chat rooms interactivity with readers and viewers and user generated content making best use of computer aided reporting (CAR), news groups and search engines covering courts, councils and press conferences reporting using video, audio and text preparing reports for broadcasting or publication consideration of ethical practice, and cultural expectations and problems an annotated guide to further reading, a glossary of key terms and a list of journalism websites and organisations.

Researching for Television and Radio

Author: Adèle Emm
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134543519
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Researching for Television and Radio is an essential guide to the skills necessary for working as a researcher in the television and radio industries.

Writing for Journalists

Author: Wynford Hicks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317394204
Release Date: 2016-04-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The new edition of Writing for Journalists focuses on the key issue for writers working across all forms of media today: how to produce clear, engaging and illuminating copy that will keep the reader hooked from start to finish. Written by skilled specialist contributors and drawing on a broad range of examples to illustrate the best professional practice, this edition includes: chapters on how to write news, features and reviews whatever the format used for delivery expanded chapters on writing for digital publication in both shortform and longform top tips on writing columns and blogs from leading professionals an exploration of the importance of style and its impact on great journalistic writing an extensive glossary of terms used in journalism and suggestions for further reading This is an essential guide to good writing for all practising journalists and students of journalism.

Essential Radio Journalism

Author: Paul Chantler
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780713688740
Release Date: 2009-05-29
Genre: Performing Arts

A practical and comprehensive working manual for radio journalists and broadcast journalism students.

Which Degree in Britain

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UCAL:$B337550
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Universities and colleges

A comprehensive guide to full-time degree courses, institutions and towns in Britain.

So You Want To Be A Journalist

Author: Bruce Grundy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139627641
Release Date: 2012-09-17
Genre: Social Science

So you want to be a Journalist? Unplugged is a fully revised guide to the world of journalism. This new edition of Bruce Grundy's guide for journalists takes us through new media's impact on the structure and practice of journalism today, with its 24-hour news cycle of multi-platform, interactive media audiences. The book contains instructions on writing for news media as well as practical advice on all facets of reporting. Skills involved in finding information, interviewing, writing news and features, research and investigation, basic subbing, layout and design are covered, along with the essentials of grammar, the law, and practical tips on ethical and professional behaviour. New to the second edition: • online journalism incorporated throughout the text • vignettes and case studies that bring the text to life • examples from Australian, New Zealand and international media • extended section on ethics • extensively updated research section, to help students recognise quality internet research • extensive companion website including further writing practice

Communication Research and Media Science in Europe

Author: Angela Schorr
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110849202
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Never before has the discipline of communication been more exciting, diverse, and innovative than it is today. This volume reflects the current developments in communication research and media science with topics including audience research, internet communication, organizational communication, studies on media use and effects, and educational and intercultural media. It represents the voices of over 40 European and North American scholars. Reflecting similarities and differences in media culture in Europe and abroad, the volume contains many important contributions from an insider point of view to European media research.