Practical Newspaper Reporting (3rd Revised edition)

Practical Newspaper Reporting (3rd Revised edition)

By: David Spark (author), Geoffrey Harris (author)Paperback

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This guide to all aspects of the reporter's job, has been extensively revised and updated for a third edition. It considers: What is news? How the modern newsroom operates How facts are gathered and checked The reporter and picture ideas District reporting Techniques of interviewing News writing and newspaper language How to summarize Reporting the courts Political and industrial reporting Aspects of sportswriting Feature writing and arts reviewing The book also includes an important new chapter on the place of local government in newspaper coverage and it examines a newspaper's internal structure and the reporter's daily work in the light of the latest technology. This classic textbook is a must for all journalism and media courses and offers the ideal career introduction for the young journalist.

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Contents

What is news?; Gathering the news; Picture ideas; District reporting; Interviewing; News writing; Newspaper language; Reporting the courts; Reporting local government; Politics; Business and industry; Reporting religions; Some thoughts on sportswriting; Summarizing; Feature writing; Arts reviewing; Newspaper structure; Looking things up; A note on ethics; Careers in journalism; Appendices

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/08/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780240515113
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780240515113
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 0240515110
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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