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Exercises in Media Writing

Exercises in Media Writing

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August 2018 | 96 pages | CQ Press

Exercises in Media Writing offers students multiple opportunities to practice their writing skills in-class or as take-home assignments. Each chapter includes review questions and writing-prompt activities to help students master the concepts and skills presented in Vincent F. Filak’s second edition of Dynamics of Media Writing. Additional exercises built around the unique demands of online newswriting will prepare students to meet the demands of a changing media landscape.   

Key Features:

  • Review Questions help students recall and master core chapter concepts
  • Writing Exercises enable students to recall and demonstrate their understanding of various elements found in each chapter in Dynamics of Media Writing, Second Edition.

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Chapter 1. Audience-Centric Media
Chapter 2. Being Accurate, Relying on the Facts
Chapter 3. Grammar, Style and Language Basics
Chapter 4. Basic Writing
Chapter 5. Interviewing
Chapter 6. Writing on the Web
Chapter 7. Social Media
Chapter 8. Law and Ethics
Chapter 9. Reporting: The Basics and Beyond
Chapter 10. Writing for Traditional Print News Products
Chapter 11. Writing for Broadcast
Chapter 12. Public Relations
Chapter 13. Advertising
Chapter 14. Marketing
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Vincent F. Filak

Vincent F. Filak, Ph.D., is an award-winning teacher and scholar who serves as a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where he primarily teaches courses on media writing and reporting. Prior to his arrival at UWO, he served on the faculty at Ball State University and also taught courses at the University of Missouri and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He also previously worked for the Wisconsin State Journal and the Columbia Missourian newspapers. He was also unanimously voted and selected as the next editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator by the Association for Education in Journalism and... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781544338101