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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Covering meetings Watching clubs , councils and committees debate and decide
. Government is like ... If you write an advance to explain the • Location and
length goal of the meeting , focus on just one or two key topics . of meeting .
Topics of ...
MEETINGS MAY BE DULL AND LONG - WINDED , BUT YOUR STORIES DON'T
HAVE TO BE A few reminders to keep your meeting coverage as compelling as
possible — and to help your readers focus on what's most important . Whether ...
How do you cover a dull meeting in a lively way ? By keeping an eye out for
colorful characters and intriguing issues . For example , take this story that
Heather Svokos wrote for the Charleston Gazette . “ It had all the markings of a
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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.