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Writing and Reporting the News as a Story, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Robert Lloyd, Glenn Guzzo

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 19, 2008

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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

Authors Note


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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$52.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-64491-9