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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Taping interviews is the best way to ensure accuracy , especially for lengthy Q -
and - A's with fast talkers . Some careful TAPE ... ADVANTAGES • It's the most
accurate way to capture every word spoken during an interview . • If anyone tries
Interviewing Interviews , like stories , come in an endless variety of shapes and
sizes . They can be fast five - minute phoners where you ask a senator for a
sound bite ( “ What do you think of the new tax proposal ? ” ) . Or they can be
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWS : BEFORE , DURING AND AFTER You're
a reporter now . You've got stories to write . You need to interview people who
possess information your readers require . So what do you do ? Here's how 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.