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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And fumble around trying to express ideas that you — a professional wordsmith
— could say better . Take the disjointed ramblings of former president George
Bush at left . Who'd want to read that stuff in a news story ? As writing coach Chip
Generating story ideas 書 1 There are great stories everywhere , just waiting to
be discovered According to “ The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Magazine
Articles , ” the four best angles for stories are 1 ) how to save time , 2 ) how to
Here's how a good idea expands and evolves into a successful story : 1 2 3 4
SEE IF IT'S BEEN DONE Why waste energy ... Old stories often inspire new ideas
; just be careful not to recycle outdated material or plagiarize what's been printed
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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.