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The Art of Editing / Edition 10

The Art of Editing / Edition 10

by Brian S. Brooks, James, L. Pinson
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The Art of Editing continues to be the standard by which editing texts are judged, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of editing available.

Long viewed as the "classic" in the field of editing, The Art of Editing continues to evolve to meet the needs of today's students. In addition to a focus on traditional newspaper editing, the authors pay significant attention to the other areas in which students are increasingly finding jobs: online media, corporate magazines, broadcasting, public relations and advertising. The ninth edition of The Art of
details the major changes revolutionizing the media industry and prepares students to work in convergent environments, where skill in print, broadcast and online operations is essential.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205060351
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/14/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Brian S. Brooks is associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. In addition to coauthoring News Reporting and Writing for Bedford/St. Martin's, he is coauthor of Telling the Story, Third Edition (2007), Working with Words, Sixth Edition (2006), and The Art of Editing (2009).

James L. Pinson has taught journalism for about twenty-five years at the Missouri School of Journalism and at Eastern Michigan University,and has addressed various press groups on the subjects of grammar and other editing skills. He has also worked for newspapers in Colorado, Missouri, and Michigan, and has a doctorate in journalism and a master's in creative writing.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Editing in the Age of Convergence

Chapter 1: Editing for Today's Changing Media

Chapter 2: The Editor and the Audience

Part 2 The Fundamentals of Editing

Chapter 3: The Editing Process

Chapter 4: Macro Editing for the Big Picture

Chapter 5: Macro Editing for Legality, Ethics and Propriety

Chapter 6: Micro Editing for Grammar and Usage

Chapter 7: Micro Editing for Style, Spelling and Tightening

Chapter 8: Holistic Editing Part 3 The Visual Side of Editing

Chapter 9: Writing Headlines, Titles, Captions and Blurbs

Chapter 10: Using Photos, Graphics and Type

Part 4 Editing for Different Media

Chapter 11: Editing Newspapers

Chapter 12: Editing Magazines and Newsletters

Chapter 13: Editing for the Web

Chapter 14: Editing for Broadcast Media

Chapter 15: Editing in Other Fields

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