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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Editors , reporters and readers have asked that question for centuries . In every
newsroom , journalists constantly apply what's called news judgment : the ability
to determine which stories are most interesting and important to readers .
What readers want You might write terrific stories , but they're worthless if nobody
reads them . So what do readers want ? The answers vary at every publication
and those answers determine whether you should emphasize breaking news or ...
Marshall McLuhan , media theorist THINGS EVERY REPORTER NEEDS TO
REMEMBER ABOUT READERS " Real journalists don't want to ... Christino
Urban , newspaper research consultant “ News is newsier the closer it is to the
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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.