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- Description'Anyone can make a mistake, and everyone does. But smart writers make the most of their mistakes by learning all they can from them.' In Rewriting Network News, Merv Block collects 345 network scripts that feature problems in grammar, news judgment, broadcast style, and storytelling, t to spotlight sinners, but sins that can be remedied. By reading scripts with the acuity of hindsight, Block offers corrections, comments, and suggestions for improvement. With helpful tips and advice, smart writers learn what t to do while moving toward what to do. As a guidebook to writing, and a handy A-Z reference for usage and 'abusage', this book will remain on shelves for years. *Originally published in 1990 by Bonus Books, Inc.
- Author BiographyMervin Block is a broadcast writing coach and author. He has written news at three television networks: as a staff writer for the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and the ABC Evening News with Frank Reynolds, and as a freelancer at NBC News. He has written news for Ed Bradley, Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite, Douglas Edwards, Charles Kuralt, Roger Mudd, Edwin Newman, Charles Osgood, Dan Rather, Harry Reasoner, Frank Reynolds, Diane Sawyer, Bob Schieffer, Robert Trout and Mike Wallace. Block teaches newswriting workshops at TV and radio newsrooms around the country. In 2004, the Chicago Press Veterans Association chose him as Press Veteran of the Year.
- Author(s)Mervin Block
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication17/09/2010
- SubjectCommunication & Media
- Place of PublicationWashington
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCQ Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight317 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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