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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Quotations They make stories more appealing and believable — and yes , you
can quote me on that . Of course , you can write ... Quotes provide the emotions ,
opinions and flavor often missing from objective newswriting . So in each
IND their quotes will be incomprehensible without paragraph after paragraph of
context to set it up . I give private ... That may be factual , but why quote him on it ?
... OK , we admit it : Occasionally , a wonderful quote will make a terrific lead .
Text credits : Stone quote from “ The Backpack Journalist Is a ' Mush of Mediocrity
' by Martha Stone , USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review , posted April 2 ,
2002 . Curley quote on p . 156 from a Q - and - A with Jay DeFoore in Editor ...
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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.