Filled with current examples and tips from Pulitzer Prize winning professionals, Writing and Reporting News As a Story teaches modern news writing skills while providing students with timely advice on ethics and career advancement. As a result of the outstanding professional experience of the author team and their devotion to teaching young journalists, this new text offers practical and real guidance to students truly interested in a future in journalism.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Why Journalism Matters
Chapter 2: What is News?
Chapter 3: Writing Leads
Chapter 4: Writing Simply
Chapter 5: How to Structure a News Story
Chapter 6: Interviewing
Chapter 7: Using Quotations Well
Chapter 8: Crime Stories
Chapter 9: Writing about Victims of Crimes
Chapter 10: Covering Disasters
Chapter 11: Speeches, Press Conferences, and Press Releases
Chapter 12: Writing the Meeting Story
Chapter 13: Writing Non-Traditional Leads
Chapter 14: Obituaries
Chapter 15: Writing Profiles
Chapter 16: Features
Chapter 17: Endings
Chapter 18: Writing for the Web
Chapter 19: Ethics
Chapter 20: Diversity
Chapter 21: Libel
Chapter 22: Jobs
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$43.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-64491-9