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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Giant Dirigible Blazing Wreck News in the modern age Radio and television
brought an end to newspapers ' media mor nonopoly . Why ? Ask yourself :
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Broadcast news TV and radio journalism is neither better nor worse than print
journalism . It's just different — though critics , pundits and journalists themselves
may passionately disagree . Each form of media has strengths and weaknesses .
There are at least two problems with the style and phrasing of each of these TV /
radio news story excerpts . Identify the problems ; rewrite each example to fix it . 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.