Practical Newspaper Reporting (4th Revised edition)

Practical Newspaper Reporting (4th Revised edition)

By: Geoffrey Harris (author), David B. Spark (author)Hardback

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Now in its fourth edition, this classic textbook has grown up alongside the newspaper industry. Today, as ever, it provides students of newspaper journalism with a toolkit for gathering news and filling ever-increasing space with first-rate copy for print and online. Detailed and down-to-earth, this book delivers: * Guidance on news gathering, from government and business to sport and religion * Guidance on news writing, drawing on over 300 examples that have appeared in print, discussing why they work or how they could have been better * Guidance on feature writing, including profiles, comment, leading articles, obituaries and reviews * Specific chapters on ethical reporting and the possibilities and pitfalls of investigative journalism * A review of the new financial realities that the internet is imposing on the media. Informed by over half a century's professional experience and fully revised to give a nuanced account of the skills required in an online environment, this book is an essential companion for your journalism degree and beyond.

About Author

David Spark is a veteran tech journalist and founder of Spark Media Solutions, a brand journalism firm that helps its clients be seen as leading voices in their field through brand-quality media production.


News and How to Find It Pursuing News: What Do I Need to Know? Interviewing Newswriting: What Am I Trying to Say? Newswriting: Choosing the Words Newswriting: Getting the Words in Order Newswriting for the Internet Sportswriting Reporting the Courts Government and the Media Reporting Business Investigative Reporting Features: Illuminating the world Religion and Diversity Ethics: What You Write Could Get Someone Killed

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781847878960
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781847878960
  • weight: 530
  • ISBN10: 1847878962
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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