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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They arrive by phone , fax , e - mail and snail mail ; many elaborate releases use
video production and Web sites . In a flow so constant , } } } PRESS RELEASE
some news releases are sure to end up on your desk . Those announcing tryouts
Whether on paper or online ( and digital packages are becoming standard ) ,
media kits may include a news release , background info , a biography , photos ,
even stories reprinted from other news outlets . The goal ? Make a wealth of ...
Every press release hopes to convince reporters that these are the facts you
need , whether it's publicizing a free AIDS ... You'll quickly realize that news
releases , press kits and speeches may inspire news stories , but they always
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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.