Course Content (Syllabus)
This advanced English course focuses on news story script writing for television and radio news programmes. By combining theory and practice students are introduced to news values/criteria, story structure, characteristics of broadcast news, and to journalistic guidelines, conventions and techniques related to copy writing style.
english, television, radio, news writing
Additional bibliography for study
Cremer, C. F., P. O. Keirstead & Richard D. Y. (1996). ENG Television News, New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Dominick, J.R. (2010). The Dynamics of Mass Communications: Media in the Digital Age. NJ: Mac-Graw Hill Education.
Hicks, W. (1998), 2nd edition. English for Journalists, London & New York: Routledge.
Itule, B. D. and D. A. Anderson (1994), 3rd edition. News Writing and Reporting for Today's Media, New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
Mencher, M. (1994), 6th edition. News Reporting and Writing. NJ: Brown Publishers.
Stovall, J. G. (2002), 5th edition. Writing for the Mass Media, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
White, Ray (1990). TV News. Building a Career in Broadcast Journalism. NY: Focal Press.