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Journalistic Writing : Building the Skills, Honing the Craft
by Robert M. Knight


Overview - Aimed at those pursuing careers in creating public prose, this is the definitive handbook for aspiring journalists. Offering budding writers suggestions on how to improve their skillseven when faced with a tight deadlinethis guide also reviews many elements essential to the occupation such as utilizing strong nouns and verbs, paring down adjectives and adverbs, describing with concrete detail, and avoiding cliches and the passive voice.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Aimed at those pursuing careers in creating public prose, this is the definitive handbook for aspiring journalists. Offering budding writers suggestions on how to improve their skillseven when faced with a tight deadlinethis guide also reviews many elements essential to the occupation such as utilizing strong nouns and verbs, paring down adjectives and adverbs, describing with concrete detail, and avoiding cliches and the passive voice. Going beyond a standard presentation of information, thisreference encourages students to put its methods into practice, making each and every word count and maintaining the appropriate energy level in their content. With expert analyses of real-world articles, this book also provides advice on avoiding poor sentence structure that can kill reader interest and includes perspectives on diversity sensitivity. Accessible, humorous, and engaging, this revised edition offers a practical approach forthose seeking to improve their communication skills."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781933338385
  • ISBN-10: 1933338385
  • Publisher: Marion Street Press
  • Publish Date: May 2010
  • Page Count: 315


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