ERIC Number: ED101124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Journalist 3 & 2; Naval Training Command Rate Training Manual.
Naval Training Publications Detachment, Washington, DC.
The training manual is designed to assist naval personnel in preparing for advancement to the rates of Journalist Third and Second Class. An outline of the job and responsibilities of a Navy journalist is followed by a description of the mission and organization of Navy Public Affairs. An introduction to the media available to the Navy journalist and gathering and disseminating Navy news complete the introductory portion of the manual. The remainder of the document deals with the following specific topics: basic newswriting; writing different types of stories (feature, speech, sports, accident, advance, followup, and rewrite); writing for magazines; copy editing; libel, right of privacy, and copyright; newspaper and wire service operations; an introduction to photography; the camera; basic photojournalism; internal public affairs publication; writing headlines and cutlines; electronic media; printing, layout, and makeup; the electronic media; preparing radio material; preparing television material; American Forces radio and television; community relations; home town news; the public affairs office; and a sketch of U. S. Naval history. A glossary, bibliography, Navy abbreviations, and Navy rating insignia by groups are appended. (NH)
Descriptors: Guides, Journalism, Military Personnel, Military Training, Photography, Radio, Television, Writing Skills
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20406 (Stock No. 0502-051-4710)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Naval Training Publications Detachment, Washington, DC.