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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More than 70 hogs lost their lives when this barn caught on fire outside of Urbana
, Ohio , in 2005 . Covering fires The bigger the fire , the bigger the story . Small
fires are common in kitchens , barns and grassy fields — and unless someone is
He was the one inside the house when the fire started , " said Davila , cradling
the boy : “ He had smoke coming out of his ... if death or injury is the most Some
fires are important or emotionally charged enough newsworthy element , it
In the fire , the sofas were completely burned ; the ceiling , cinderblock walls , and
low - pile rug were singed . Fire officials speculated that the two dead students
found in the lounge had left their rooms and became disoriented . Boland Hall is
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ksmyth - LibraryThing
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.