Writing for Television and Radio

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1991 - Broadcasting - 485 pages
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Written for students who aim to be professional, wage-earning writers for TV, radio, cable, or related areas such as corporate video, this very successful text stresses the practical side of writing for the electronic media. It also stresses the artistic, ethical, and social responsibilities of the writer. WRITING FOR TELEVISION AND RADIO offers comprehensive coverage of all areas of broadcast writing where career opportunities exist..

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Contents

The Mass Media
1
Basic Elements of Production
15
For Application and Review
42
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Robert L. Hilliard has been Dean of Graduate Studies and Dean of Continuing Education and taught, in addition to media writing, courses such as Media Programming, The Media and the Holocaust, Hate.com, Communication Law, and Pictures of Protest. He has served as Chief of the Public Broadcasting Branch of the Federal Communications Commission and Chair of the Federal Interagency Media Committee for the White House. A frequent lecturer on media and education on all continents, Dr. Hilliard is the author or co-author of more than thirty books, including several leading media texts. Among his recent books are HOLLYWOOD SPEAKS OUT: PICTURES THAT DARED TO PROTEST REAL WORLD ISSUES and, with co-author Michael Keith, THE BROADCAST CENTURY AND BEYOND: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN RADIO AND TELEVISION, DIRTY DISCOURSE: SEX AND INDECENCY IN BROADCASTING, and THE QUIETED VOICE: THE RISE AND DEMISE OF LOCALISM IN AMERICAN BROADCASTING. He is also a published novelist and produced playwright.

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