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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You need to hurl hard questions at complete strangers who may be shy , sneaky ,
suspicious of the media or emotionally distraught from the car crash they just
survived . But for many reporters , it's the most fun part of the job . It offers you a ...
Organize your questions . For your first few interviews , you may feel more
confident writing out entire questions ahead of time . Some veteran reporters do
that ; others simply itemize key topics on the covers of their notebooks , glancing
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE QUESTION TO ASK DURING AN INTERVIEW ? I love
to explore motive in interviews . One of the best questions for me has always
been , “ Why was that important to you ? " If you can discover a person's motive ...
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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.