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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1 CHOOSE THE BEST LEAD 2 TOO MUCH OPINION ? T IST YOURSELF Decide
which lead is preferable and describe precisely what's wrong with the others . 1.
__a ) At Lyman Airport , a helicopter crashed Friday night , killing the pilot . b ) A ...
That hot night , sitting side by side at the computer , would be their Christmas . It
ended with a dispute typical of any mother and her nearly adolescent son . He
kept trying to click on one button on the Web site , while she called him off . “
But one night , just before bed in their Glen Arm home , he called to his mother as
she was about to leave his room . He thanked her for taking care of him . Ryan
died the next morning . She said she now believes he must have known he was ...
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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.