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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Example : The quarterback says he's ready , not the quarterback says that he's
ready . 18 ) The correct order for writing when and where is time , day ( date ) and
place : The concert begins at 8 p.m. Friday in Fox Hall . 19 ) For a past event , say
Not all “ experts " have official - sounding credentials ( someone might be an
expert in Elvis trivia , for example ) - So anytime you interview experts , make sure
their insights are reliable and relevant . What does it mean to " attribute "
Jump T IST 1 CHOOSE THE BEST LEAD One other problem : Example b spoils
the punch line . The guy's name looks like it could be Robbin Banks Friday . 1 )
The best lead is b . It's simple and straightforward , putting the basic facts in the ...
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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.