Inside Reporting: A Practical Guide to the Craft of Journalism
This text does for reporting what Tim Harrower's The Newspaper Designer's Handbook has previously done for design: make it fun and accessible to newcomers. Harrower is an award-winning editor, designer and columnist who has previously taught at Portland State University and currently conducts journalism workshops. Inside Reporting emphasizes the basics but also provides a wealth of information on online reporting and packaging stories in more visual, interactive ways. It also includes more useful information on feature writing--from stories to reviews and column-writing--than any other text in the field.
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Limit questions that can be answered simply “ yes ” or “ no . ” Questions like "
Were you worried on election night ? " are called close - ended questions , and
they often yield dull answers : " No , not really . " Instead , ask open - ended
WHERE WE'LL ANSWER : MAIN STORY RELATED STORY SIDEBAR / WEB
EXTRA O PHOTO / GRAPHIC DETAILS : SIDEBAR OPTIONS FAST - FACTS
BOX I Q and A FAQs LIFTOUT QUOTE QUOTE COLLECTION MAP CHART LIST
The correct answer is “ ” – neither one . DO YOU NEED ? Answers to the quiz on
page 53 . ... But the problem with both " a " and " b " is that the numbers add up to
$ 5.4 million , not $ 4.4 million The correct answer is " C " – neither one .
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As a journalism adviser, I found this to be an incredibly valuable resource. Harrower presents bite-sized bits of usable information to beginning and experienced reporters in high school and college ... Read full review
A thorough and interesting textbook, but the page layouts are annoyingly busy and complex, distracting from an otherwise easy-to-read source of information.