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The Resource Writing feature articles, Brendan Hennessy

Writing feature articles, Brendan Hennessy

Label
Writing feature articles
Title
Writing feature articles
Statement of responsibility
Brendan Hennessy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets. Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online. Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hennessy, Brendan
Dewey number
808/.06607
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4784.F37
LC item number
H46 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Journalism media manual
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature writing
  • Journalism
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Journalism
  • Journalistiek
  • Tijdschriftartikelen
  • Krantenartikelen
  • Online-systemen
Target audience
adult
Label
Writing feature articles, Brendan Hennessy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-402) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • GATHERING EXPERIENCE AND NETWORKING
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 2.
  • Getting organized
  • BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT
  • RUNNING A BUSINESS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 3.
  • From idea to publication
  • THE FEATURE DEFINED
  • Writing Feature Articles
  • THE STAGES IN PRODUCTION
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 4.
  • The world of ideas
  • STAFF WRITERS' IDEAS
  • FREELANCE WRITERS' IDEAS
  • DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES
  • THE PLACE OF SPECIALISM
  • CHECKLIST
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • Illustrations
  • Foreword: From a lecturer
  • Foreword: From a writer
  • I Practising the skills
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • THE BASIC SKILLS AND RESOURCES
  • CHILDREN
  • CRIME
  • EDUCATION
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • OLD AGE OR RETIREMENT
  • TRAVEL
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 7.
  • The commissioning and the editing
  • THE EDITOR'S POINT OF VIEW
  • 5.
  • PREPARING TO PITCH
  • HOW TO PITCH
  • USING YOUR NETWORK
  • ORGANIZING THE ASSIGNMENT
  • WHEN TO SEND SPECS
  • DEALING WITH EDITORS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 8.
  • Ways of finding out
  • RELIABLE SOURCES
  • Studying the print marketTHE WORLD OF FEATURES
  • AN INTERVIEWING STRATEGY
  • VERIFICATION SKILLS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 9.
  • Researching and writing online
  • INTERNET BASICS
  • AIMING AT VERSATILITY
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 6.
  • Subjects and treatments
  • LIKELY TARGETS
  • CELEBRITIES
  • DISCOVERING WHAT TO SAY
  • MATCHING ORDER TO CONTENT
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 11.
  • Making a coherent whole
  • EXAMPLES OF TEAMWORK
  • TITLES
  • THE INTRO
  • THE ENDING
  • LINKS
  • RESEARCHING ONLINEA WRITER'S EXPERIENCE
  • APPENDAGES
  • ASSIGNMENT
  • 12.
  • Developing writing techniques
  • CHOOSE THE PRECISE WORD
  • BE SIMPLE AND CONCISE
  • PREFER THE FAMILIAR WORD TO THE UNFAMILIAR
  • USE THE CONCRETE RATHER THAN THE ABSTRACT
  • AVOID CLICHÉS
  • BE POSITIVE AND HONEST
  • CREATING YOUR OWN WEBSITE
  • WRITE AS YOU SPEAK
  • WRITING ONLINE
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 10.
  • Creating the best order
  • CHECKING FOR THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS
  • PUTTING YOUR FILE IN ORDER
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 14.
  • Illustrating with impact
  • ENTERING THE MARKET
  • RELEVANCE OR ART
  • SUBJECTS FOR YOUR PICTURES
  • CHOOSING YOUR EQUIPMENT
  • WORKING WITH A PHOTOGRAPHER
  • PICTURES FROM OTHER SOURCES
  • GRAPHICS
  • VARY YOUR PACE AND RHYTHMASSIGNMENTS
  • CAPTIONS
  • THE BUSINESS ASPECTS
  • A NOMADIC CAREER
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • II Expanding your horizons
  • 15.
  • Writing publicity
  • ADVERTISING AND PR DEFINED
  • ADVERTISING COPYWRITING
  • FROM PR INTO JOURNALISM
  • 13.
  • OBTAINING PUBLICITY WORK
  • The style for the purpose
  • DESCRIBING MEMORABLY
  • NARRATING COMPELLINGLY
  • EXPLAINING FULLY
  • ARGUING CONVINCINGLY
  • FINDING YOUR OWN STYLE
  • INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES
  • EDITING THE TRANSCRIPT
  • FORMATS FOR WRITING UP
  • FOLLOWING UP
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 17.
  • The regular columnist
  • LEARNING FROM THE BEST
  • GETTING A SLOT
  • ALL KINDS OF DISCOVERIES
  • TECHNIQUES FOR PUBLICITY WRITINGASSIGNMENTS
  • MANY WORKING METHODS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 18.
  • The reviewer
  • HOW TO BECOME A REVIEWER
  • THE REVIEWER'S TASKS
  • THE WRITING-UP PROCESS
  • BOOKS
  • MUSIC
  • ART
  • 16.
  • THEATRE
  • FILMS
  • TELEVISION
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 19.
  • The specialists
  • Interview features and profiles
  • CHOICE OF INTERVIEWEE
  • GETTING COMMISSIONED
  • SETTING UP THE INTERVIEW
  • CHOOSING THE METHOD
  • PREPARING THE QUESTIONS
Control code
74850877
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136025532
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000287
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)74850877
Label
Writing feature articles, Brendan Hennessy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-402) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • GATHERING EXPERIENCE AND NETWORKING
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 2.
  • Getting organized
  • BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT
  • RUNNING A BUSINESS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 3.
  • From idea to publication
  • THE FEATURE DEFINED
  • Writing Feature Articles
  • THE STAGES IN PRODUCTION
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 4.
  • The world of ideas
  • STAFF WRITERS' IDEAS
  • FREELANCE WRITERS' IDEAS
  • DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES
  • THE PLACE OF SPECIALISM
  • CHECKLIST
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • Illustrations
  • Foreword: From a lecturer
  • Foreword: From a writer
  • I Practising the skills
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • THE BASIC SKILLS AND RESOURCES
  • CHILDREN
  • CRIME
  • EDUCATION
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • OLD AGE OR RETIREMENT
  • TRAVEL
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 7.
  • The commissioning and the editing
  • THE EDITOR'S POINT OF VIEW
  • 5.
  • PREPARING TO PITCH
  • HOW TO PITCH
  • USING YOUR NETWORK
  • ORGANIZING THE ASSIGNMENT
  • WHEN TO SEND SPECS
  • DEALING WITH EDITORS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 8.
  • Ways of finding out
  • RELIABLE SOURCES
  • Studying the print marketTHE WORLD OF FEATURES
  • AN INTERVIEWING STRATEGY
  • VERIFICATION SKILLS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 9.
  • Researching and writing online
  • INTERNET BASICS
  • AIMING AT VERSATILITY
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 6.
  • Subjects and treatments
  • LIKELY TARGETS
  • CELEBRITIES
  • DISCOVERING WHAT TO SAY
  • MATCHING ORDER TO CONTENT
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 11.
  • Making a coherent whole
  • EXAMPLES OF TEAMWORK
  • TITLES
  • THE INTRO
  • THE ENDING
  • LINKS
  • RESEARCHING ONLINEA WRITER'S EXPERIENCE
  • APPENDAGES
  • ASSIGNMENT
  • 12.
  • Developing writing techniques
  • CHOOSE THE PRECISE WORD
  • BE SIMPLE AND CONCISE
  • PREFER THE FAMILIAR WORD TO THE UNFAMILIAR
  • USE THE CONCRETE RATHER THAN THE ABSTRACT
  • AVOID CLICHÉS
  • BE POSITIVE AND HONEST
  • CREATING YOUR OWN WEBSITE
  • WRITE AS YOU SPEAK
  • WRITING ONLINE
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 10.
  • Creating the best order
  • CHECKING FOR THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS
  • PUTTING YOUR FILE IN ORDER
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 14.
  • Illustrating with impact
  • ENTERING THE MARKET
  • RELEVANCE OR ART
  • SUBJECTS FOR YOUR PICTURES
  • CHOOSING YOUR EQUIPMENT
  • WORKING WITH A PHOTOGRAPHER
  • PICTURES FROM OTHER SOURCES
  • GRAPHICS
  • VARY YOUR PACE AND RHYTHMASSIGNMENTS
  • CAPTIONS
  • THE BUSINESS ASPECTS
  • A NOMADIC CAREER
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • II Expanding your horizons
  • 15.
  • Writing publicity
  • ADVERTISING AND PR DEFINED
  • ADVERTISING COPYWRITING
  • FROM PR INTO JOURNALISM
  • 13.
  • OBTAINING PUBLICITY WORK
  • The style for the purpose
  • DESCRIBING MEMORABLY
  • NARRATING COMPELLINGLY
  • EXPLAINING FULLY
  • ARGUING CONVINCINGLY
  • FINDING YOUR OWN STYLE
  • INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES
  • EDITING THE TRANSCRIPT
  • FORMATS FOR WRITING UP
  • FOLLOWING UP
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 17.
  • The regular columnist
  • LEARNING FROM THE BEST
  • GETTING A SLOT
  • ALL KINDS OF DISCOVERIES
  • TECHNIQUES FOR PUBLICITY WRITINGASSIGNMENTS
  • MANY WORKING METHODS
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 18.
  • The reviewer
  • HOW TO BECOME A REVIEWER
  • THE REVIEWER'S TASKS
  • THE WRITING-UP PROCESS
  • BOOKS
  • MUSIC
  • ART
  • 16.
  • THEATRE
  • FILMS
  • TELEVISION
  • ASSIGNMENTS
  • 19.
  • The specialists
  • Interview features and profiles
  • CHOICE OF INTERVIEWEE
  • GETTING COMMISSIONED
  • SETTING UP THE INTERVIEW
  • CHOOSING THE METHOD
  • PREPARING THE QUESTIONS
Control code
74850877
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136025532
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000287
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)74850877

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