Scripts: writing for radio and television

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Sage Publications, Oct 1, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 191 pages
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Scripts is a book which provides instruction on writing for television and radio broadcasting. Presented in a lively, entertaining style, the book offers a firsthand description of writing editorials, public service announcements, commercials, feature stories, reviews and documentaries. Berger includes a unique section on comedy writing and another on the importance of maintaining a journal. Other sections examine different `voices' used in writing, common writing errors, grammar and rhetoric.

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Contents

Preface
7
Style
21
Formats
37
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts at San Francisco State University, where he taught between 1965 and 2003.. He has published more than 100 articles, numerous book reviews, and more than 60 books. Among his latest books are The Academic Writer’s Toolkit: A User’s Manual (2008), What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture (2009), Bali Tourism (2010), Tourism in Japan: An Ethno-Semiotic Analysis (2010), The Culture Theorist’s Book of Quotations (2010) and The Objects of Our Affection: Semiotics and Consumer Culture (2010). He has also written a number of academic mysteries such as Durkheim is Dead: Sherlock Holmes is Introduced to Sociological Theory (2003) and Mistake in Identity: A Cultural Studies Murder Mystery (2005). His books have been translated into nine languages and a dozen of his books have been translated into Chinese . Professor Berger is married, has two children, four grandchildren, and lives in Mill Valley, California.

His e-mail address is arthurasaberger@gmail.com

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