The variety of media platforms available makes it difficult for would-be journalists to understand the requirements of each medium. This book is an accessible, clearly structured guide to different language conventions. It clearly explains the different styles and issues involved with each platform, covering theory as well as practice.
Here's the story: readers are provided three headlines; two are true-and one's true bologna. Which are straight off the presses? And which are straight out of the author's mind? It's up to them to decide! British woman weds dolphin! Two minor girls married off to frogs! Tennessee man marries goat!
This troubling real-life thriller takes us from their first meeting in a spartan flat in the rough suburbs of Manchester, to a bombing in Pakistan, a dramatic arrest and Malik's reporting career on the brink of ruin.
Ten years later, Malik returns to this extraordinary tale.
"The worst moment in a war was my fear I would not be sent to it." So wrote the young Mike Nicholson, a reporterwhose astonishing career has covered eighteen major conflicts. Published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the Falklands War - a conflict Nicholson famously covered for ITN - ...
Summing up momentous days that have defined the past, from wars to peace accords, the greatest of human achievements to the most heinous of man's crimes. From the pages of the Daily Mirror, this book brings 100 Forgotten Headlines back to vivid life.
Wars have dominated politics since history began. In the modern era most of what the media reports on foreign conflicts comes from a small band of war correspondents. As the furore over the Iraq, Afghan and now the Libyan wars demonstrates, Western governments and militaries often collude to keep their ...
Tom Mangold is known to millions as the face of BBC television's flagship current affairs programme Panorama. His memoir, Splashed, is packed with revelations about some of the stories which made the headlines during his long journey from print to Panorama.