Headline Writing

Headline Writing

eBook - 2006
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Sage Publications

This book treats headline writing as a craft that can be learned, a skill that can be honed and perfected. It examines in detail the basic elements of a headline and explains the best way to assemble them in order to write an arresting one. Sunil Saxena carefully examines the different kinds of headlines and the advantages and disadvantages of each style of writing. The book instructs the reader in the functions of a headline; the ways to write a headline; the different kinds of headlines;and the do's and don'ts of headline writing. The author also focuses on writing headlines for the Internet, a skill that is essential in the age of new media and technology. All these have been taken from the Indian media.



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Aimed at students of journalism, this guide teaches the fundamentals of effective headline writing. Using examples taken from news reports published in the New Indian Express (one of India's major national newspapers), Saxena explains the various elements of headlines and their functions. The final chapter deals with concerns particular to writing headlines for stories that will be published on the Internet. Saxena (formerly Asian College of Journalism) has experience as both a print and Internet journalist. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer

This book treats headline writing as a craft that can be learned, a skill that can be honed and perfected. It examines in detail the basic elements of a headline and explains the best way to assemble them in order to write an arresting one. Sunil Saxena carefully examines the different kinds of headlines and the advantages and disadvantages of each style of writing. The book instructs the reader in the functions of a headline; the ways to write a headline; the different kinds of headlines;and the do's and don'ts of headline writing. The author also focuses on writing headlines for the Internet, a skill that is essential in the age of new media and technology. All these have been taken from the Indian media.



Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006
ISBN: 9788132102670
8132102673
0761934219
Characteristics: 1 online resource (209 pages) : illustrations

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