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Essentials of Practical Journalism

Vir Bala Aggarwal

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ISBN 10: 8180692515 / ISBN 13: 9788180692512
Published by Concept, New Delhi, 2006
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Contents Preface. Acknowledgements. I. Introduction to newsroom 1. Nature of news. 2. Newspaper its organization and working. 3. Designing page making and picture editing. II. Basic skills 4. Structure of news story. 5. Editing news. 6. Elements of good writing. 7. Art of interviewing. 8. Finding story ideas sources and reference books. III. Basic reporting 9. Reporting speeches press conferences and meetings. 10. Reporting accidents disasters and obituaries. 11. Service journalism. 12. Civic journalism. IV. Specialized reporting 13. Investigative reporting. 14. Development reporting. 15. Business reporting. 16. Sports reporting. 17. Online reporting. V. Opinion Writing 18. Writing features. 19. Editorial writing book review and art appreciation. VI. Ethics and press laws 20. Media ethics and professionalism. 21. Press laws. VII. Broadcast news 22. Writing news for broadcast. VIII. Wire style 23. News agencies. Annexures. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. This book delineates the essentials of practical journalism with special focus on the changing trends. Giving an introduction to the nature of the news newspaper organisation and working designing layout and make up it explains in detail the basic skills of the news editing structure of news story elements of good writing interviewing and news sources with examples from newspapers and magazines. It further discusses how to report speeches press conferences accidents disasters and obituaries. It also explains essentials of specialized journalism investigative development sports and online reporting besides the art of feature writing book reviews and art appreciation. An elaborate discussion on press ethics and laws broadcast news news agencies and feature syndicates makes part of the book as well. As the book is designed to conform to the course contents of journalism and mass communication it will be of great use to students and teachers alike. 540 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 59233

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Title: Essentials of Practical Journalism

Publisher: Concept, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

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Book summary of essentials of practical journalism this book delineates the essentials of practical journalism, with special focus in the changing trends. Giving an introduction to the nature of the news, newspaper organization ad working, designing, layout and make-up, it explains in detail the basic skills of the news-editing, structure of news story, elements of good writing, interviewing ad news sources, with examples from newspapers ad magazines. If further discusses how to report speeches, press conferences, accidents, disasters, and obituaries. It also explains essentials of specialized journalism, investigative, development, sports and online reporting, besides the art of feature an elaborate discussion on press ethics and laws, broadcast news, news agencies and feature syndicates makes part of the book as well. As the book is designed to conform to the course contents of journalism and mass communication, it will be of great use to students and teachers alike. About the author dr vir bala aggarwal , a senior researcher and academic, had a brilliant and scholastic career in master of journalism and mass communication and b.tech. (printing technology). She has also acquired post-graduation in economics with a brilliant record. Her doctoral thesis was in the area of mass media. She started her career at panjabi university, patiala and then went to punjab state university text book board, chandigarh as a publication officer. In 1986, she joined himachal pradesh university, shimla and established the department of journalism and mass communication where she is presently the chairperson of the department. She has co-authored a textbook titled handbook of journalism and mass communication with prof. V.s. Gupta. Earlier, she brought out five books. She worked on the translation project of toyota foundation, japan. In 2001, she organised

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