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Exercises in Media Writing

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Exercises in Media Writing by Vincent F. Filak
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Exercises in Media Writing offers you multiple opportunities to practice your writing skills in-class or as take-home assignments. Each chapter includes review questions and writing-prompt activities to help you master the concepts and skills presented in Vincent F. Filak's second edition of Dynamics of Media Writing. Additional exercises built around the unique demands of online newswriting will prepare you to meet the demands of a changing media landscape. Key Features: Review Questions help you recall and master core chapter concepts Writing Exercises enable you to recall and demonstrate your understanding of various elements found in each chapter in Dynamics of Media Writing, Second Edition.

Author Biography

Vincent F. Filak, Ph.D., is an award-winning teacher, scholar and college media adviser who serves as a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where he primarily teaches courses on media writing and reporting. Prior to his arrival at UWO, he served on the faculty at Ball State University and also taught courses at the University of Missouri and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also previously worked for the Wisconsin State Journal and the Columbia Missourian newspapers. Filak has earned the Distinguished Four-Year Newspaper Adviser award from the College Media Association for his work with the Advance-Titan, UWO's student newspaper. CMA previously honored him as an Honor Roll Recipient for his work as the adviser of the Daily News at Ball State. The National Scholastic Press Association presented him with its highest honor, the Pioneer Award, "in recognition of significant contributions to high school publications and journalism programs." As a scholar, Filak has received more than a dozen top conference paper awards, including those from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the Broadcast Education Association and the International Public Relations Society of America. He has published more than 30 scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in top-tier journals, including Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, Newspaper Research Journal, the Atlantic Journal of Communication, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, the Howard Journal of Communication, Educational Psychology and the British Journal of Social Psychology. He is also the winner of CMA's Nordin Research Award, which goes to the best research paper completed on a topic pertaining to media advisers within a given year. He has published several textbooks in the field of journalism, including "Dynamics of Media Writing" (Sage), "Dynamics of News Reporting and Writing" (Sage), "Convergent Journalism" (Focal) and "The Journalist's Handbook to Online Editing" (with Kenneth L. Rosenauer; Pearson). He lives in Omro, Wisconsin, with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Zoe.
Release date NZ
November 14th, 2018
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
SAGE Publications Inc
Pages
96
ISBN-13
9781544338101
Product ID
28124474

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